Trigger’s reopening admissions to the prestigious Luna Nova Magical Academy. This time, they’re offering a full semester!
Earlier today, Studio Trigger announced that Little Witch Academia will receive an anime TV series. The news was revealed in an announcement trailer which aired today, after the final episode of Space Patrol Luluco.
The teaser features Luluco tagging out to Little Witch Academia’s Akko. After a brief “See you next Trigger animation” notice, several clips from Little Witch Academia and its sequel were shown, followed by a formal announcement of the TV series.
Ролик с анонсом аниме-сериала Little Witch Academia. pic.twitter.com/Zo9gjjoRMI
— Кагаяки (@kagayakiru) June 24, 2016
Trigger’s Masahiko Otsuka took to Twitter shortly after the reveal, to announced that Little Witch Academia director Yoh Yoshinari will return to the director’s chair for the show. Furthermore, he revealed that the show will feature full-length episodes.
The official Little Witch Academia Twitter account revealed the first visual for the series, which you can check out below:
Little Witch Academia is a theatrical film, based on a concept by Yoh Yoshinari. Yoshinari served as director and character designer on the project, which was animated by Trigger (Kill la Kill). Masahiko Otsuka (Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt) wrote the film’s script, while Michiru Oshima (Fullmetal Alchemist, Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers) crafted the soundtrack.
Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade is the direct sequel to Little Witch Academia. Yoh Yoshinari returned as director and character designer on the project, which was animated by Trigger. Michiru Oshima returned to provide the feature’s soundtrack, while Michiru Shimada (Assemble Insert, You’re Under Arrest!) wrote the script.
Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade was born from Kickstarter. The OVA was successfully funded by 7,938 backers, who contributed a total of $625,518.
Source: MoCa News