The official website of Studio Trigger’s (Kill la Kill, Inferno Cop) Little Witch Academia anime has announced that the series will be getting a TV anime.
An announcement video for the TV anime was also revealed following the final episode of Trigger’s Space Patrol Luluco anime, which features the main characters of both series at an intersection:
Little Witch Academia is an original anime short produced by Studio Trigger (Kill la Kill, Inferno Cop) for the 2013 Anime Mirai project. The project itself is funded by the Japanese Government’s Agency for Cultural Affairs to train new and upcoming animators. The anime itself was a 26 minute special that was directed by Yoshinari Yoh (Gurren Lagann Parallel Works) who also designed the character designs for the anime and written by Masahiko Otsuka (Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt). The anime’s staff returned to produce a sequel movie titled Little Witch Academia: Mahoujikake no Parade in 2015 following a successful Kickstarter.
Here is a synopsis of the anime from MAL:
In her admiration of Shiny Chariot, a famous witch renowned for her unorthodox yet enchanting spells, Kagari Akko, an ordinary girl, joined Witch Academia in the hope of someday becoming as spectacular as Shiny Chariot. She is determined to become a graduate of Witch Academy and make her dream come true despite not being from a lineage with witchcraft and wizardry.
The story takes places when Akko, along with her two best friends, Lotte Yansson and Sucy Manbavaran, take their first lessons to become witches; however, Akko is furious when she finds out that Shiny Chariot is not as popular in the world of the witches as she had thought.
A TV anime series of Little Witch Academia has just been announced. Further information about the anime will be revealed at a later date.
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