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Help us make Little Witch Academia 2! We are very passionate about Little Witch Academia and we thank you for your support!
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Season’s greetings

Posted by Studio TRIGGER (Creator)
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Happy holiday seasons and best wishes for the upcoming new year!

At last the physical production for Little Witch Academia 2 (LWA2, title pending) has started in the studio! It is a great pleasure to see Akko and her friends receive the chance to be animated once again. Of course, this would not have been possible without the support of Kick Starter, and most importantly our fans! I would like to once again say my thanks to all of our supporters on behalf of TRIGGER.

In our previous update, we have announced that we have finally came up with a scenario that we are happy to work with. Today I would like to update our backers that our director Yoh Yoshinari is just about finishing up on drawing up the storyboard for our new episode! If all goes well, we should have a completed storyboard by this weekend! Below is couple of image from the previous LWA’s storyboard. As much as we would like to show the current storyboard, we have concluded that it is best to not spoil the story.

With the storyboard just a moment away from completion, the studio is making final preparation to animating the project! Just a night ago, we had our first Saku-uchi (industry lingo for animator’s meeting with the director to get consensus with each other.) At the current rate of process, we are hoping to finish the project around May 2015. Still a long way to go, but we will do our best to keep our backers informed with the latest information regarding LWA2!

 For starters, we would like to start the year by sending out our first bunch of surveys for the rewards! While the shipping date is still pending at the moment, we would like to start early to make sure that the rewards will safely arrive to your doorsteps.

We also have a small holiday gift from TRIGGER! We have made the first episode of Little Witch Academia available once again on Youtube for a limited time (roughly 24 hours) for everyone to enjoy! (you can access the stream from the link below)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBlqxEIJ_Cg

Again, a thanks to all of our supporters, and a Happy new year from TRIGGER!

Producer of Little Witch Academia 2
Naoko Tsutsumi

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    1. Lance Trahan, Duck Block Games CEO on

      Really looking forward to this release! You all rock so much! <3

    2. Mac Navarro on

      Is it going to be released on US iTunes!?

    3. anonym on

      I am glad you didn't spoil the story: I might be a backer but I'm quite happy to leave as much surprise(s) as possible until I can watch the full thing. Looking forward to it immensely!

      Merry Christmas + a Happy New Year Trigger!

    4. Zoe Liddell on

      Thank you so much for the update! How exciting to know the storyboards are done or very, very close to finished. I am looking forward so, so much for the episode. :)

      I'm with Alan, I'd love to the see the "Voodoo Doll" sketch colored.

    5. Alan Wilkinson on

      That "Voodoo Doll" sketch... am I the only one who like to see that coloured?

      Merry Christmas, everyone at TRIGGER! (and my fellow backers of course)

    6. Joshua on

      I'm glad to hear the project is going well! Thank you so much for uploading LWA again, and merry Christmas everyone!

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      Brock Hoagland on

      This update makes for a wonderful Christmas present. Thanks a lot! Happy Holidays to everyone at Trigger.

    8. Miles on

      Oh my, this is indeed a Merry Christmas! Also the episode may be finished around May? it would be amazing if it was finished on my birthday haha

    9. F.Manuel on

      Just great! Thank you very much!!

    10. Roger Smith on

      Super exciting update and happy holidays!

    11. Javier Romero on

      So excited for this! :D And you made my Christmas morning by posting it today ^_^ We're rooting for you, guys! We know you'll do your best ;)

    12. Nicolas Martel on

      We love you Guys!
      Keep being awesome, can't wait till the release!