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Production I.G, the studio behind the Ghost in the Shell anime, recently launched a Kickstarter for a short anime titled Kick-Heart. The Kickstarter was a success, showing that, like video games, Japanese anime can also find news ways of getting funding.


Here is some concept art for the anime, courtesy of Production I.G. Have a look.

Masaaki Yuasa's "Kick-Heart" [Kickstarter]


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