Activity Report Vol. 47: Anime Site Collaboration Project Vol. 3 & 4 — Interviews With TRIGGER and YAOYOROZU

We’ve interviewed Masahiko Otsuka, president of TRIGGER, Takeuchi Masato, line producer of SSSS.GRIDMAN, and Yoshitada Fukuhara, CEO of YAOYOROZU.

To connect fans from all over the world with Japanese pop-culture creators, we’ve published the third and fourth volumes of our “Anime Site Collaboration Project: Anime Production Studios Gaining Global Attention and Paving the Way to the Future.” These interviews with TRIGGER and YAOYOROZU are definitely worth a read. You might already know of these studios, but for those who don’t let us introduce them briefly.

TRIGGER is the anime studio that made Kill la Kill, Little Witch Academia, Darling in the FranXX (a collaboration with A-1 Pictures), SSSS.GRIDMAN, Kiznaiver, and more popular anime. The studio keeps surprising anime audiences with eye-catching scenes, enthralling characters, and detailed drawings. To learn more about the mind of TRIGGER president Masahiko Otsuka, the evolution of TRIGGER, and how SSSS.GRIDMAN was made, make sure to read the article!

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Tokyo Otaku Mode News (English)

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YAOYOROZU, the anime studio behind the 2017 hit anime Kemono Friends, is a cel shading 3DCG based anime studio. They also made Minarai Diva, Tesagure! Bukatsumono, and Straight Title Robot Anime.

The interview with CEO and founder Yoshitada Fukuhara goes deep into the widening potential of the anime industry with 3DCG as well as the challenging new ways of presenting stories. Also read all of Yoshitada’s thoughts on the new anime Kemurikusa and director Tatsuki!

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Tokyo Otaku Mode News (English)

This list will be updated from time to time.


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