The 5th anniversary of the founding of animation studio TRIGGER is just around the corner, and the official TRIGGER Twitter feed is teasing the release of a line of commemorative character goods as part of the festivities. Hit the jump to learn more.
Trigger will soon be swapping one collaboration with limited t-shirts for another. Ending this weekend, Animate's AKIBA Culture Zone shop has been running a Space Patrol Luluco exhibit with life-sized standee, original and duplicate merchandise and exclusive goods. Then, Village Vanguard, Japan's "Exciting Book Store will be offering limited VVear shirts featuring Kill La Kill, Kizniaver,and Little Witch Academia.
It's time for the first monthly art piece on anime studio Trigger's site since we learned the secret origin of their mascot. For July, Trigger-chan, Spring Muzzle and Frag are drawn by Tokiya Sakba, an illustrator who has been working on the Pokémon Trading Card Game since the Arceus expansion, as well as a pin-ups and jacket art for music acts, and decidely less family friendly illustrations.
Hiroshi Kobayashi's directorial debut at Trigger, KIZNAIVER, is a work with a clear thematic focus on the issue of isolation in contemporary Japanese society. How does he convey these ideologies through his directing and use of recurring imagery? Hit the jump to read more!
Little Witch Academia—which originally began as an Anime Mirai short in 2013, followed by a crowdfunded sequel in 2015—is preparing to become a full-fledged TV anime series. The baton was passed at the end of Space Patrol Luluco, and the official website followed up to confirm plans for the upcoming series. Read on for more.
Anime studio Trigger (Luluco and Kiznaiver this season) is back with another monthly illustration. As in previous months, they tapped a ero-manga artist for the job, with Teri Terio drawing Trigger-chan, Spring, Muzzle and Frag (Teri Terio also did a Little Witch Academia manga adaptation). Koromo gae (seasonal changes in clothes) and father's day were considered, but, ultimately, "marriage proposal" was selected for the theme. Get a look after the jump.
Anime studio Trigger updated their website with April's monthly illustration and, believe it or not, they were founded on August 22, 2011 by Gainax vets Hiroyuki Imaishi and Masahiko Ohtsuka, so the makers of Inferno Cop, Kill La Kill, and, this season Kiznaiver and Space Patrol Luluco, so, they're celebrating with art by illustrator magodesu. Get a look after the jump.
After featuring ero-manga artists on their site's monthly art for the last couple iterations, Studio TRIGGER went a slightly different route for the March, at least in so far as the fact that manga isn't the contributor's primary medium. This time, check out the work of self-proclaimed "Sexually Murderous" designer/illustrator Hima://Kawagoe. Get a look after the jump.
Uchuu Patrol Luluco ("Space Patrol Luluco"), the latest animated series from director Hiroyuki Imaishi and animation studio Trigger, will be joining Tokyo MX's "Ultra Super Anime Time" programming block on April 01, 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
While Gainax is no longer doing periodical site welcome illustrations, anime studio Trigger is carrying that banner with monthly pics (so far mostly with ero-manga artists doing the guest work). For February, and the 19th's Wrestling Day, the studio, which has Kiznaiver and April's original Hiroyuki Imaishi project in development has Shiwasu no Okino (Class Trip to the Nudist Beach!!) do the honors with Trigger-chan, Spring, Muzzle and Frag.