Chika Chika Idol begins its “Cheer Leader Illustration” Desktop Wallpaper Campaign


Chika Chika Idol, the short CGI Idol anime by Hiroshi Nishikiori thats currently on Kickstarter, continues to try and draw attention to itself and today Awesome Japan have opted to launch a brand new ‘Cheer Leader’ themed campaign to help promote the Kickstarter project.

Dubbed the “Cheer Leader Illustration” this promotional campaign will see popular manga and anime illustrators create specialised desktop wallpapers for the public to download; each of which will be available for a limited time. Read more of this post

Chika*Chika Idol Anime Kickstarter Project Now Live

Awesome Japan have today launched the launch of Hiroshi Nishikiori’s new kickstarter project, Chika*Chika Idol; with funding currently under-way on the Kickstarter website.

The goal of the project is to raise $130,000 so that a 15-minute-long CGI anime episode about a new group of idol’s can be produced. The episode itself will be directed by Hiroshi Nishikiori; a director who previously worked on both A Certain Magical Index and Azumanga Daioh anime TV series. Read more of this post

Kenji Itoso Launches His Next Anime-Themed Kickstarter; Introducing Coluboccoro


Following on from the success of his previous two kickstarter campaigns Kenji Itoso, a producer known for his work on Yu-Gi-Oh! and Santa’s Company, has today launched his latest Kickstarter campaign; introducing Coluboccoro.

The story of Coluboccoro will follow a young girl named Suzu as she stumbles upon the forest spirit Coluboccoro; Together they take to the skies visiting an unseen land where a grand adventure and mystery unfolds.

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