Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt and Little Witch Academia mastermind Yoh Yoshinari will be at Anime Expo next weekend, making an appearance for Lab Zero's newest game, the RPG Indivisible. Some teaser art has been posted to stoke the hype. Get a look after the jump.
The US Netflix broadcast of the 1st season of Little Witch Academia (directed by Yoh Yoshinari and animated by TRIGGER) has not kicked off just yet, but if you'd like a taste of what's to come and you don't mind watching something in raw Japanese, you can check out a 1 hour + digest video of the first season that has been published to Youtube via the TOHO animation channel. Hit the jump to check it out.
In this week's Creative Spotlight, Brandon looks at Yoh Yoshinari, veteran GAINAX animator and emerging director at studio TRIGGER with his Little Witch Academia passion project. If you're curious about one of the best-known animators in the industry, hit the jump to read more!
Little Witch Academia is preparing to dive right in to its 2nd cour in April of 2017, and the official home page for the original TV animation about girls studying to be witches at a magical academy has updated with a new key visual, a new preview video, and the announcement of a new antagonist for the 2nd half of the series. Hit the jump to learn more.
Animator / director / character designer Yoh Yoshinari (Gurren Lagann, Little Witch Academia) is paying tribute to the godfather of manga with a new artbook featuring sketches inspired by the characters created by Osamu Tezuka. Hit the jump to learn more.
While non-Japanese fans of Little Witch Academia will still have to wait a little longer for the Netflix release of the TV series, otaku who wish to import the series recently received some good news: the Japanese Bluray and DVD home video releases of Little Witch Academia will include English subtitles. Hit the jump to learn more.
TRIGGER is gearing up to launch its latest incarnation of Little Witch Academia in January of 2017, and as part of the festivities a giant banner featuring key artwork of Akko performing Shiny Chariot's special "Shiny Arc" finishing move will be displayed at Shinjuku Station. Hit the jump to learn more.
A wealth of new information is now available online for Little Witch Academia, an upcoming original TV anime by Studio Trigger that follows the continuing misadventures of apprentice-witches Akko, Lotte, and Sucy at Luna Nova Magical Academy. Hit the jump to check out the new key visual, preview video, broadcast schedule and more.
Yoh Yoshinari, of Gainax, then Trigger, a mecha designer/animator for Gurren Lagann, Gunbuster 2, Evangelion, and Panty & Stocking, the mastermind of Little Witch Academia, and opening animator and set designer on Kill La Kill, seems to be back with another semi-stealth art account. While the Maru Pixiv page, featuring his My Little Pony tributes has been dormant since 2012, there's now NEIGHBORSTUDIOS on DeviantArt. Get a look after the jump.