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    Friday September 4, 2020
  • Kyoto Animation's Baja's Studio - Baja and the Sea - OVA Makes a Splash on NHK World

    The OVA sequel to Baja's Studio is free to stream on NHK World until September 9 with English Subs

    The late Yoshiji Kigami's Baja's Studio - Baja and the Sea - OVA has finally surfed its way onto NHK World with English subtitles. The 28 minute Kyoto Animation short follows the mascot of the studio as he wanted to learn about the sea. Surfs up after the jump!

  • Friday July 10, 2020
  • Kyoto Animation’s Baja's Studio Sequel OVA 'Baja and the Sea' to be Broadcast Worldwide on NHK

    Will have TV screenings in Japan on Marine Day followed by a stream on NHK World in August

    The little mascot of Kyoto Animation dips his toes into the water in his newest OVA, Baja's Studio - Baja and the Sea -, which will see its TV premiere on July 23, and world premiere, with English subtitles, on NHK World Japan sometime in August. Go past the jump to learn more!

  • Wednesday March 4, 2020
  • Kyoto Animation Lets Baja Roam Free on Their YouTube Channel Until April 8

    Baja’s Studio was previously aired on the NHK and on NHK World Japan

    Today, Kyoto Animation released their anime short, Baja’s Studio, on their YouTube channel for free, joining a long list of companies releasing content for free in this trying time for Japan. The short can be viewed worldwide but doesn’t have subtitles – not that you need them to enjoy the cuteness of Baja. You can see Baja's sweet face after the jump!

  • Monday December 16, 2019
  • Ring in the New Year with Kyoto Animation’s Baja’s Studio on NHK

    The OVA will be re-run on NHK-E on January 3

    After Baja’s Studio, an OVA based on the mascot character of Kyoto Animation was run on NHK during the second day of the memorial service for the animation studio, it was announced on December 16 that the OVA would be re-run in Japan just after the new year, on NHK’s secondary educational channel, NHK-E, behind the international broadcast on NHK World Japan. Learn more after the jump!

  • Thursday November 21, 2019
  • Kyoto Animation’s Last War of Heavenloids and Akutoloids Anime Film to be Rescreened to Honor the Late Director Kigami

    Munto’s final film was directed by the late Yoshiji Kigami

    Munto is usually the least known Kyoto Animation work, stemming from the mind of the late Yoshiji Kigami. The final film in the series, Last War of Heavenloids and Akutoloids was a re-cut version of the climactic battle from the TV series. The film is being shown for both its 10th anniversary and to celebrate the work of the late director who passed away in the attack. Hit the jump for all the details!

  • Wednesday November 6, 2019
  • FEATURE: The Love That Binds Us: A Report from the Kyoto Animation Memorial Service

    It’s never easy saying goodbye, especially to people you admire that were needlessly taken from the world in which they helped make a better place.

    Crunchyroll's Japan correspondent, Daryl Harding, reports from the Kyoto Animation memorial service that happened over the weekend at Miyako Messe. 

  • Friday November 1, 2019
  • Kyoto Animation’s Baja's Studio to be Broadcast Worldwide on NHK

    KyoAni’s mascot character OVA will have their first ever broadcast on TV in Japan and the world

    The utterly adorable mascot of Kyoto Animation, Baja, will be getting their OVA broadcast nationwide in Japan on NHK for the first time! But, that’s not all for the little mouse as Baja's Studio will also be getting their international debut on NHK World Japan subbed. Hit the jump for all the information!