#85 Update: Survey Reminder
UTD’s voice over session just took place yesterday!
We’ll have more details about the session in our next Update as part of the last installment of Monthly Developer Diary.
This... Read more
#84 Update: Behind Schedule
Here’s the lineup of this week’s big Update:
- New PV
- Release Date is August 1
- See You at Otakon!
Read our important announcements here:
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#83 Update: Coffee Break
This week, UTD is having a coffee break.
We’ll have a series of big announcements next week!
So stay tuned!!
#82 Update: Talk about Her Character!
This week’s Update is going to be:
Column by Mr. Jiro Ishii (last installment)
Mr. Jiro Ishii reveals that Anthea and Hana used to be one!
Find out their... Read more
Anthea-chan T-shirt shipment update
We have an announcement for the people who ordered Anthea-chan T-shirt.
If you ordered an Anthea-chan T-shirt, please read our shipment update:
Update #80: Backdrops
March marks the end of school year in Japan. Many students are already on spring break or soon will be by this weekend. In April, they will start... Read more
#79 Update: More the Merrier
So the Anthea-chan T-shirt sales ended on Feb. 29.
If you ordered the T-shirt, please look forward to the shipment of the package in May!
This week’s Update is about: ... Read more
#78 Update: Soundtrack
In this week's Update, you’ll find that Under the Dog soundtrack is being featured!
Before that, we have an announcement and reminder:
- IMPORTANT: Survey duedate change
- Anthea-chan T-shirt... Read more
My Sweet Comic Valentine
Happy Valentine's Day!
Anthea-chan T-shirt on Sale Now!
Would you like some tee?
What we mean by that is Anthea-chan T-shirt, of course!
Here’s our line up of Update this week:
- Anthea-chan T-shirt on sale now! ... Read more
#75 Update: It All Adds Up in the End
You asked. We listened.
Now is your chance to see if your preferred name is on the wall!
That name you see will end up in the end credits.
Here’s... Read more
#74 Update: Otoshidama
Well, on top of the X-mas presents, we now deliver our beloved backers otoshidama!
Note: Otoshidama can be translated as New Year’s gifts in English.
So what do we... Read more
A Happy New Year!
A Happy New Year!
Did you sing Auld Lang Syne?
We sing that song in Japanese, too, but just before the clock hits midnight.
Anyway, we present our New... Read more
#72 Update: Merry X-mas!
Hohoho! Have you been a merry UTD backer this year?
Our Cyber Santa is here to deliver holiday presents!
So let’s open the boxes of HAPPY HOLIDAY SPECIALS:
- Newly... Read more
#71 Update: Survey Update
‘Tis the season to be jolly!
In this Update, you will find the following items:
- The Survey sent out to PayPal backers
- Big Holiday presents coming on Dec.... Read more
#68 Update: Survey Outlook
The Survey is out!
Upgrading is possible now!!
Tiers closed & Pre-orders opened!!!
Voice Cast Voting has started on Forum!!!!
…And hey, what’s that number?
Find what’s out now:
http://under-the-dog.com/en/news/survey-outlook/... Read more
#67 Update: No More Tiers
We have some big announcements!
Also, this month’s developer diary is about UTD’s background art:
また、今月のmonth’s developer diaryはUTDの背景画についてです：
Sorry, no Update this week!
We have various announcements on the way, so stay tuned!
#65 Update: The Art of Sakuga I: Layout and Key Animation
This month’s developer diary talks about UTD’s layouts and key frames:
We also continue with our introduction of the UTD main staff list.
今月のMonthly developer diaryはUTDのレイアウトと原画についてです： ... Read more
#64 Update: Who’s Who
Today’s Update introduces UTD’s main cast and staff:
Also, the printout permission for our teaser posters is ready for downloads!
#63 Update: Animation Director
Today's Update is about Animation Director!
#62 Update: CAST VOTE
We talk about backer votes for UTD voice cast in our latest NEWS:
You can also download our new promotional posters (shown above) here:
#61 Update: A New Trailer!
Thank you all for your waiting. Our new trailer (PV) is finally here!
To see the video, simply visit our website: http://under-the-dog.com
We’ve also renewed our site, so make sure to check... Read more
#60 Update: Character Designs
How was this summer?
As we got ourselves busy getting ready for the big date (September 7), we’ve had quite a number of dog days in Japan…almost too many!
For... Read more
Anthea-chan's Summer Vacation
Sorry, no Update. Anthea-chan “Under the Sun”.
Updateはお休みのため、アンシアちゃんの”Under the Sun”をお届けいたします。
Perhaps it was a bit of too much “Under the Sun”…?
ちょっと”Under the Sun”のしすぎかも…？
#58 Extra: Kick-off Anniversary
It was exactly one year ago at Otakon on August 8, the launch of Under the Dog Kickstater campaign was announced. So to celebrate together with our 12,000+... Read more
#57 Update: Survey Setback
Survey is coming up!...soon.
The survey will be sent out, but not at the end of this month as we had hoped. This is due to some unexpected delays in... Read more
#56 Update: BackerKit
Survey is coming up!
Thank you for the long wait. We know you’ve been waiting (im)patiently to hear the word: survey.
The reason why survey is coming very soon... Read more
#55 Update: Music by Kevin Penkin
Just like last week, we’ll start off our weekly Update with a question submitted to our UTD poster giveaway contest:
“How great of a quality would you say about Under... Read more
#54 Update: Siliconera Interview
We’ll start off our weekly Update with a question submitted to our UTD poster giveaway contest:
“Dear Mr. Morimoto-San, What was your first thought, when you heard of Under the... Read more
#53 Update: It’s All About You
Did you find your name on the wall?
Since our last Update, we have received numerous requests and questions regarding the backer name inscriptions on the Special Thanks wall (http://under-the-dog.com/en/thanks/). ... Read more
#52 Update: Special Thanks
Have you said “Thank you” on Mother’s Day?
Are you going to say “Thank you” on Father’s Day?
We’re saying “Thank you” to our UTD backers today!
As it was... Read more
#51 Update: 2nd Forum Exclusive! Storyboards
Woo-hoo! We’re flying into Area 51!
Brace yourself for Close Encounters of the Third Kind!
Following last week’s Forum Exclusive interview with Director Ando, this week we present our 2nd... Read more
#50 Update: 1st Forum Exclusive! Director Ando Interview
Wow, it’s our 50th Update!
1st Forum Exclusive: Director Ando Interview
Have you registered on our UTD Forum yet?
If you haven’t, now is the time to do so, as... Read more
#49 Update: Join the Forum
Dear UTD backers, it’s time for Updates!
- Under the Dog Posters Giveaway
- Forum Registration Now Ready for ALL Eligible Tiers!
We start off our weekly Update with a... Read more
#48 Update: UTD Panel Video
Another week of lots of announcements!
- UTD Sakura-Con Panel Video
- Forum Registration Update: ready for SENIOR OPERATIVE tier and up
- Introduction of our new... Read more
#47 Update: T-ONO Interview Video
We have a lot to cover this week!
- The-O Network Online Interview Video
- Forum Registration Update: ready for SPECIAL AGENT status and up
- Kickstarter Creator Name Change to Mentat Studios... Read more
Anime News Network has posted a very extensive interview with our production team during our attendance at Sakura-Con.
Some of you may have already read the article, but... Read more
FORUM’s SOFT LAUNCH
As we have announced during our panel and interviews at Sakura-Con, Under the Dog official forum is now ready!
We’d like to start account registrations with the... Read more
UTD Panel Summary
We would like to start our weekly Update with this FAQ:
Q: Hey, UTD. I just moved. How do I notify my address change?
A: AT THIS POINT, THERE IS... Read more
Veni, vidi, bibi Sakura-ccino!
[I went, saw, and drank Sakura-ccino!]
Over the last weekend, the UTD team was in Seattle to attend Sakura-Con (April 3-5 in Seattle, Washington). Yes, the... Read more
Under the ??? Dog
We have an important announcement to make today.
From now on, Under The Dog will change its title to…
Under the Prairie Dog
After a long period of lengthy discussions... Read more
UTD Panel at Sakura Con
We will soon be in Seattle for Sakura Con!
As we announced in Update #38, our Under the Dog team Mr. Jiro Ishii (Original storywriter) and Mr. Koji Morimoto (Producer)... Read more
It’s springtime! And we are moving forward with Under the Dog script.
To prove we haven’t been hibernating for the last couple of winter months, we’d like to show you... Read more
Howdy, UTD backers.
We are excited to announce that Under the Dog team will be attending Sakura Con! (April 3-5, in Seattle, WA.)
From Under the Dog production team, two... Read more
We know you have questions – a lot of them.
While we will try to answer as many questions as possible, we appreciate your patience and understanding that we have... Read more
As it was announced in the recent Kickstarter updates, Under the Dog is getting a fresh and new start!
先日、KickstarterのUpdateで発表されましたように、Under the Dogは心機一転、新しいスタートを迎えました！ ... Read more
In this announcement, we want to explain in brief about the how and why of our creating the new UTD creative team.
Thanks to a lot of support... Read more
UTD Creative Team Response
Sorry for the sudden announcement yesterday.
We understand your anxiety but don't worry, the creative aspects of the UTD project have been ongoing.
Let us introduce the new... Read more
CIA Signing Off
From Hiroaki Yura, Founder and CEO of Creative Intelligence Arts
Dear UTD backers,
I sincerely apologise for the silence, it must have been a very painful few months for most... Read more
UTD: Trailer Music
Hey all! I know it has been a minute. Here is some music to tide you over.
DJ Mr. Zhou over at Humboldt KRFH (http://www.krfh.net/) ran a segment on the UTD trailer... Read more
UTD: Q&A (Part 3/3)
Keeping the answer train rolling! This will probably be the last update for the week so we can focus on some business items (http://youtu.be/WGOohBytKTU).
Q:How will the 12k+... Read more
UTD: Q&A (Part 2/3)
We continue the Q&A!
Q: Will UTD feature the works of any known animators/BG artists?
A:We already feature very famous animators and BG artists. They have already worked... Read more
UTD: Q&A (Part 1/3)
We have been compiling questions from all over the place and first and foremost I think some of the more repeated questions can be satiated with simply reading the product... Read more
Obligatory: http://media.giphy.com/media/PQb71tLnmnGGA/giphy.gif (Ham!)
PayPal Option is now live on www.under-the-dog.com
You may or may not have noticed that the PayPal option for pledging went live last night!
The options... Read more
UTD: Anime Animation 101
I have resisted the urge for a silly link this round in honor of a backer who finds them unprofessional. Backer, this one's for you.
What does it all mean?... Read more
UTD: Post-Kickstarter Press Release
Hey all, we are releasing this Media Release so be on the lookout for articles popping up soon. =)
Post-Kickstarter Press ReleaseSeptember 8, 2014
Contact: email@example.com... Read more
UTD: KS Success Livestream!
Hey all, we will be doing a livestream right now for ~1 hour!
Bear with out technical difficulties. We have never done a Google Hangouts On Air before! XD... Read more
UTD: We Love the Whole World
Obligatory: http://youtu.be/nC1yLD7R0ZUDear backers,
Thank you so much for believing in the Under the Dog Project.
We have received overwhelming support from our backers and are very much shocked... Read more
UTD: A big Thank You from Kinema Citrus, Muneki Ogasawara
Muneki Ogasawara is the CEO and animation producer of Kinema Citrus. After working for Production I.G, Bones, and Khara, he became independent in 2008 and founded Kinema Citrus.
My... Read more
UTD: How's My Figure?
Here is a rough sketch of what the Anthea Figure *may* look like. Keep in mind we are very early on in the process and we... Read more
UTD: A Quick Thanks from Masahiro Ando
Secondary Obligatory: http://youtu.be/nIyHJFiBUkk
As you may know by now we are striding along as we near the final hours of the KS campaign.
With the meeting of... Read more
UTD: All the Feels
Obligatory: http://youtu.be/QH2-TGUlwu4 (pretty much how we feel right now)
Thank you and Congrats again to all of all of our backers! YOU made this happen!
And now, a word from some friends... Read more
UTD: Under the Dog is now a thing
People, we are making an anime and we shall call it Under the Dog! Another obligatory, what the heck: http://youtu.be/ArNz8U7tgU4
Congrats to all! You have made this possible... Read more
UTD: Don't Stop
Makoto Fukami is a renowned writer and screenwriter who debuted as a writer in 2001 and has seen continued success for his writing. Since his first... Read more
09/03/14 @ 11pm EST / 8pm PST
We will be attempting an AMA tonight with Hiroaki Yura. I have not heard back from the AMA mods so we... Read more
UTD: A New Challenger Approaches
Yukinori Kitajima joins the team!
"I have worked with Ishii-san on various games. I will also be joining the Under the Dog team working on... Read more
UTD: The Addening
Add-ons Added on!
We have been hearing quite a few requests to get add-ons added so here's to hoping this helps people get the individual items they want... Read more
Physical Tier Additional Offerings
If you have pledged at the $60 reward tier or above, UTD will make additional BD/DVD orders available at cost after the KS is... Read more
UTD: The Metalist Gear
Greetings, boys and girls! We have some special words regarding UTD from a very well known video game icon.
株式会社コナミデジタルエンタテインメント エグゼクティブコンテンツオフィサー 小島プロダクション監督
Konami... Read more
UTD: Digital Offerings!
We have two things to share today.
The first is the announcement that we will be allowing all backers of the $20 tier and higher to... Read more
UTD: Freaky Dreams
We are fortunate enough to be able to experience the "freaky dreams" of some very talented minds. Here is a peak at some of the storyboarding that... Read more
UTD: Times They are a Changin
Everyone could use a little Bobby D in their lives. =)
Days Gone By and Looking Ahead
We have been working on some developments over the past couple... Read more
First off, we would like to thank the Project Phoenix backers for their continued support for CIA and our projects. We experienced quite the jump in pledges within a few... Read more
UTD: Trailer Commentary
Real quick, we wanted to round up a list of questions regarding the trailer for Ando-san to comment on.
Send questions via message here on KS or comment on Facebook (underthedogfilm)... Read more
There was no obligatory last update because it did not seem appropriate so now you get two:
Obligatory 1: http://youtu.be/dEtm_Q2LK9g
Obligatory 2: http://youtu.be/GugsCdLHm-Q (tricylce! tricylce! tricylce!)
One of the... Read more
UTD: A Note on Subtitles
Regarding the statements made in the previous update about fansubs, we wanted to disclose a number of factors that led to our decision.
Here is our current plan regarding languages.
... Read more
This is mainly a KS informational and business update with regards to explaining budget, confirming questions about rewards, exciting news on subs and dubs, and detailing some of... Read more
I have never used so many exclamation marks in my entire life as I have these past few days...
We have had 3 pieces of fan... Read more
UTD: Things You Wouldn't Believe
Going image-lite this time around so I hope you like text. =)
Introducing "Backer Bounties!" Not really, but maybe... Read on.
So, just thinking... Read more
We are now roughly 5 days in and we now sit at 20% funded at $116,642 as of writing this. Congrats to all of our backers and... Read more
UTD: First Blood
Alright! We have a lot to share so let's get right to it. First up! A matter of business.
Funding! Funding! Funding!
"Stay on target."
We are at... Read more