The publisher revealed some new information as well as some gameplay for the upcoming anime adaptation during a live stream even last night.
Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time will hit the PS4 and Steam in North America early in 2018 Bandai Namco announced at this year’s Anime Expo. The game is an action RPG adaptation of the show which recently became available in the West with subtitles via Netflix.
This morning, studio TRIGGER announced the television adaption of hit shojo anime Little Witch Academia. Yoh Yoshinari, whose work appears in Gurren Lagann and Kill la Kill, will return to direct the 30-minute episodes. We will update when a release date is confirmed.
You know, I can’t decide whether we live in the best possible timeline because Little Witch Academia exists or if we live in the worst possible timeline since less than an hour and a half total of Little Witch Academia exists.
When I think of violent sports, pool is not one that immediately comes to mind. Of course, when the stakes are life and death like in the anime short Death Billiards, a bit of violence is understandable.
The setup of When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace is simple: one day, seemingly at random, the five members of a high school literature club gain superpowers. But when no otherworldly threat appears, they decide to continue their lives as normal—though with a bit more in the way of superpowered shenanigans.
Well, that didn't take long. Little Witch Academia 2 was on Kickstarter for 3 hours before being fully funded. The page lists no stretch goals, although it sounds as if they're coming soon. Beyond that, Trigger's Facebook page also suggests they're looking into dubbing the new animated short.
Little Witch Academia, an animated short released by Studio Trigger in April, was one of the year's most charming surprises. Think Harry Potter, except Japanese—and way, way cuter. It's difficult to watch the short and not come out wanting more—and amazingly, it seems that's going to be a possibility.
Being a fan is a powerful thing. Fans can modify a game's ending. More recently, a fandom's excitement was responsible for turning a 30 second clip into a full-fledged anime series—even though the studio didn't initially have plans to expand on the clip. If the Swimming Anime could do that, then Little Witch Academia…