"Muv-Luv" Character Designer Fired Over Tracing Controversy
Ixtl dismisses Sou Miyata after weekend fan firestorm
Following this past weekend's fan chatter explosion concerning the similarities between Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse promo work from character designer Sou Miyata and other bishoujo girls pics from other series, the illustrator has been booted from the July anime adaptation.
Ixtl—who is producing the visual novels-based anime with Satelight—CEO Takashi Nakanishi has issued a press release announcing Miyata's dismissal.
Beyond the original controversial promo
Pop media enthusiasts piled on a few more accusations against Miyata
Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.