Background Anime Studio, Studio Lagurus, Closes Its Doors in June

The studio worked on backgrounds for Mob Psycho 100, The Tatami Galaxy, The Night Is Short, Walk on Girl

The Tatami Galaxy

Background from The Tatami Galaxy


The official Twitter account for Studio Lagurus, a background anime studio announced on February 26 that they will be closing up at the end of June 2020. Studio Lagurus has worked on backgrounds for a range of Science Saru animation projects, including Masaaki Yuasa’s The Tatami Galaxy, and The Night Is Short, Walk on Girl, as well as Mob Psycho 100, After School Dice Club, and the New Initial D the Movie Trilogy.



Creators the background studio has worked with rallied around the announcement, thanking the studio for their service over the past 10+ years, and reassuring them that their artists will continue to find work.


Masaaki Yuasa’s Tweet thanking the studio


Kazuki Higashiji, Art director on Charlotte, Angel Beats, Hanasaku Iroha wishing the staff the best


You can see a bunch of Studio Laguruswork on their website.


Source: Studio Lagurus on Twitter


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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs the YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza and posts photos of his travels on Instagram

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