April Schedule Update & News
Time for an update on project progress. We are pleased to announce that preproduction has been completed and we have submitted all of our materials to the licensor... Read more
It's time to check how you're listed on the disc! Here is a work-in-progress video of the List of Backers that will be included on the blu-ray.... Read more
Ides of March Update
Natsumi and I are back from our vacation. We are happy to report that we were not eaten by large prehistoric predators. We did encounter an alien, however...... Read more
Judging A Book By Its Cover
Over the weekend, we triggered the Kickstarter surveys. By now all Kickstarter backers should have gotten an alert to complete the survey. If you didn't, you can try... Read more
We just wanted to post a quick update with the first draft of the packaging designs.
First, the Premium Box
Next, the Amaray case wrap. One caveat: the... Read more
Dear Backers, time for another project update.
First, alas, we must start with a little bit of bad news. Mr. Sonoda has confirmed that he will not be able to... Read more
Happy Non-denominational Gift-getting Season to you all!
We're overdue for a project progress update (sorry about that!), and there's a fair amount to report!
All materials have been... Read more
Report from an Undisclosed Location
As mentioned in our last update, Natsumi and I are currently in Japan on business.
One of the items on our to-do list was to travel to the... Read more
As you may have heard, we had a spot of bother due to Hurricane Florence. We evacuated inland for a week and were able to return around the... Read more
August Update - Art Contest Winners
We're pleased to announce the winners of the Gunsmith Cats Fan Art contest! Mr. Sonoda has made his arbitrary, capricious and final decisions, and awarded 5 grand prizes!
In... Read more
All Praise the Supervillain!
Joyous news, oh backers. The Supervillain has read your pleas, and deemed you worthy of gazing upon the exclusive Sonoda artwork. Here it is!
By their command, an extra bonus... Read more
Kneel before your Supervillain!
As you know, the highest backing level on this project is Supervillain. The Supervillain gets some original Sonoda artwork based on their design suggestions.
This artwork has... Read more
July Update - Sausage Scrutinizers Wanted
We are happy to report that preproduction is proceeding at a steady pace. The main episode translations (english, japanese, and japanese caption-style) have passed through all of our... Read more
Time for another update. Today's topic is the design of the “Grenade Pin” goodie.
We've settled on a basic design for the pin, as follows:
However, as always,... Read more
Time for a progress report on the project.
Before we get into that, just wanted to give everyone a headsup that there is less than a week to... Read more
Poll Results, Goodie Ranking and The Return of Bean
Three quick things in this update.
Stretch Goal Prioritization
The results of the stretch goal prioritization poll in the last update are in! Upgrade Packaging and More Dojinishi... Read more
Post-Campaign Production Progress Report
It has been almost two weeks since the campaign ended, and so it is time for our first production progress report.
Topics we will cover today:
- Preproduction Status ... Read more
Wow. Just… Wow
Natsumi and I are absolutely shocked by the magnitude of your enthusiasm for this project. We ended up raising over twice as much as our most optimistic forecast; shows how... Read more
Well, here we are with only 24 hours to go! This campaign has surprised us so many times in so many ways that we have absolutely no idea... Read more
We just passed the $300k mark. Wow. Extra style points to the backer who adjusted their pledge to hit $300k exactly...
This means that the Amanda / Kimberly... Read more
3 Days to Go!
Well, with just 3 days to go we are less than $5,000 from reaching the next stretch goal. If people keep signing up at the current rate we... Read more
Commentary Stretch Goal is Live!
Natsumi and I are pleased to be able to report that we've worked out the details with Amanda Winn Lee and Kimberly Yates regarding a new english commentary track for... Read more
One (Quarter) Million Dollars!
First of all, thank you for your enthusiastic support. When I launched the kickstarter, I thought we probably would make it to $125k. You've just doubled that. Wow!
Back when... Read more
About the Commentary
As many of you know, one of my goals in doing these projects is to give you a "Backstage Pass" to the production process, so you can see... Read more
First off, thanks to all the new backers who pushed us over $225k and unlocked another stretch goal! We are currently working on the details of some new... Read more
Once again you have created more work for us by smashing through another stretch goal!
Since the campaign has passed $210k, Mr. Sonoda will be creating... Read more
What's in a Name?
Thanks for putting us over the $190k mark and unlocking another stretch goal! I've just gotten permission from Japan to include postcards and stickers in the set, so... Read more
Color Your World
Today I've been hard at work checking on the feasibility of stretch goal suggestions (many really interesting ones, keep them coming!). I should be able to announce a... Read more
Production is underway!
Now that the project has reached its initial goal, we are wasting no time getting to work. This time, we're trying something a bit new -- we've recruited... Read more
Thank you all very much for your enthusiastic support of the project! If someone had told me that we'd reach the initial goal in only 4:20, we'd have asked them... Read more