When Akko was a child, she idolized Shiny Chariot, a beautiful witch whose performances lit up the sky with whimsical lights and explosions. Now a teenager, Akko has entered a prestigious magic academy in hopes of following in her idol’s footsteps, but much to her dismay she discovers that magic isn’t all fun and games. There’s also flying brooms, boring lessons and spells-gone-awry to manage, not to mention the fact that her classmates and the school staff think Shiny Chariot is a cheap fraud! So when Akko’s class gets a new and dangerous assignment - to find rare treasures in a monster-filled dungeon - she’s eager to prove that she’s got what it takes to live up to her idol, even when faced with certain death...
Little Witch Academia centers around a young girl who is in training to be a witch. It's from studio Trigger, an assortment of ex-Gainax members who would go on to create Kill La Kill. The anime is a 25-minute web OVA, which was a project for young animators to stretch their wings. It centers around a young witch in training with something to prove as she goes through a school life full of fantastical magic. ... read more
Introduction It's a really big year for animation. We've already had an outing from Pixar, with Monsters University. Today, Kaze Tachinui, a film by the legendary director Hayao Miyazaki, releases in Japan; and later this year, we'll be gifted with another film by Studio Ghibli: an adaption of Tale of the Bamboo Cutter by Isao Takahata. Added to these titles, is the conclusion to the Berserk ... read more
|Little Witch Academia 2||OVA||2015||Sequel|
|Little Witch Academia||2013||TBD|