41-year-old anime director Yutaka Yamamoto, best known for his directorial work on The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV anime 1st season), Kannagi, and the most recent Wake Up, Girls!, announced on his official Twitter yesterday that he had decided to take an indefinite break from activities. Hit the jump for more.
The official trailer for Wake Up, Girls! Beyond the Bottom, the 2nd part of the 2-part animated sequel film, is now available online. Hit the jump to check it out.
New cast members for Wake Up, Girls! Beyond the Bottom, the 2nd sequel film to the Wake Up, Girls! TV anime, have been announced. Hit the jump to learn more.
Wake Up, Girls! The Shadow of Youth - the 1st part of the 2-part Wake Up, Girls! anime theatrical film - hits Japanese theaters today, and now the key visual and release date for the 2nd part, entitled Wake Up, Girls! Beyond the Bottom, have been released. Hit the jump to learn more.
Details on Yutaka Yamamoto's latest project, Senyū, were initially revealed in the latest issue of Jump Square, but are now available on the anime's official website. The five minute shorts based on Haruhara Robinson's original manga debut January 8th on TV Tokyo at 1:35 in the morning. Bump the jump for more info and a sample of the comic!
It has been about a week since word of Project Blossom, a new anime project by Fractale director Yutaka Yamamoto and his Ordet studio began to spread. Since then, there’s been a fair amount of speculation on what form this new work might actually take. Finally, we have some answers, along with a key image from this 3/11 charity animation set to music. More info after the jump.
Love him or hate him, Fractale and Kannagi director Yutaka Yamamoto knows how to push people's buttons to get people to care about his projects. Now, after teasing his project last October, the first details about his project have been revealed via the schedule for the Tokyo International Anime Fair. Hit the jump for all the info.
The opinionated director of Kannagi and Fractale anime has taken to Twitter to tease a new story that he claims to have finished. Will it lead to previous statements suggesting a story related to the March 11th earthquake or something new entirely? Find out after the jump.