Genericon, taking place March 3-5 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in upstate Troy, New York has announced plans to host Studio Trigger associated anime talent Hiromi Wakabayashi and Shigeto Koyama. Wakabayashi has had numerous production projects of the studio's notable works, including script work on Inferno Cop, Kill La Kill and Little Witch Academia. Koyama is a noted designer and animator who also contributed to Inferno Cop, Luluco and Kill La Kill.
If it follows the pattern of series like Knights of Sidonia, Ajin and Seven Deadly Sins, Netflix will launch the Little Witch Academia TV anime when the Japanese run breaks or completes. In the meantime, the Japanese broadcast hits its third episode this Sunday, and @Trigger_Tattun, production studio Trigger's most internationally engaged social media user, has been stoking the anticipation. More after the jump.
TRIGGER is gearing up to launch its latest incarnation of Little Witch Academia in January of 2017, and as part of the festivities a giant banner featuring key artwork of Akko performing Shiny Chariot's special "Shiny Arc" finishing move will be displayed at Shinjuku Station. Hit the jump to learn more.
Skullgirls developer Lab Zero successfully funded action-RPG Indivisible last year on Indiegogo, after which publisher 505 Games matched the rest of the development budget. A free prototype is currently available for Windows, Mac, Linux, Steam, and PlayStation 4, and Lab Zero is cooking up something really special for the final game's opening animation. Read on for more.
Gekidan INU Curry are a pair of animators whose Russian and Czech inspired works can be seen in Shaft anime, including the witches in Madoka Magica. The two, 2shiroinu (aka Ayumi Shiraishi) and Doroinu (aka Yousuke Anai). Shiraishi had a history at Gainax, working as animator on Gunbuster 2 with some of the folk who would go on to build Trigger. Now, she has illustrated the studio's December art.
A wealth of new information is now available online for Little Witch Academia, an upcoming original TV anime by Studio Trigger that follows the continuing misadventures of apprentice-witches Akko, Lotte, and Sucy at Luna Nova Magical Academy. Hit the jump to check out the new key visual, preview video, broadcast schedule and more.
It's about 2/3 of a season until Trigger is back with their next project, the Little Witch Academia TV anime. In the meantime, the studio has kept up their monthly site art. Again, they've tapped an ero-manga artist for the work, selecting Tomoe Sasamori (they've actually had some non-R-18 works published in official Non Non Biyori and Dream Eater Merry tribute anthologies.) Get a look after the jump.