STUDIO4℃ Prepares To Launch Second "Tekkonkinkreet" Crowdfunding Campaign

Help celebrate 10th anniversary of anime movie with Storyboard Book

Earlier this year, STUDIO4℃ began rolling out plans to celebrate the 10th anniversary of anime feature Tekkonkinkreet2006's adaptation of Taiyō Matsumoto's urban parable, directed by American-born effects and visual artist Michael Ariaswith events in Japan and an art book, focusing on character art. Now, it's time for the next part, a second crowdfunding campaign with the aim of supporting a Storyboard Book for September 9th (Kuro’s day). 


Tekkonkinkreet Film STORYBOARD BOOK is a complete book of all 12-volume storyboards. The cover jacket is a new artwork drawn for the book by the character designer & supervising animation director Shojiro Nishimi.

■ Tekkonkinkreet Film STORYBOARD BOOK
■Release date: September 6th (Kuro’s day) (tentative)

A5 size, Soft cover, 672 pages, Retail price 2,500 yen
(Texts are in Japanese.)
※ Details and contents are subject to change.


The crowdfunding project started July 13th at 7:00 PM (JST) and run until August 12th 9:00 PM on STUDIO4℃’s crowdfunding website: STUDIO4℃FUN&.

The goal of 800,000 yen will guarantee production of the storyboard book, special T-shirt, and limited plastic folder will be created.


Also, Tekkonkinkreet 10th Anniversary Exhibition is running through July 31st at Fukushima Sakura Yugakusha.

This features key animations, image boards, character designs, background arts, and more.


And, check out:

・  Beyond Shop Global: Tekkonkinkreet Film ARTBOOK: Characters is on store!      


Tekkonkinkreet Film LINE Stickers


Tekkonkinkreet Film 10th Anniversary Special Campaign page



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.

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