J-Novel Club Launches Invaders of the Rokujouma!? Kickstarter Campaign

J-Novel Club, a light novel localisation and publishing outlet, have recently begun a kickstarter campaign to localise and release Invaders of the Rokujouma!? in English in the west in print media form. Read more of this post

Misu-Misu Short Animated Feature Kickstarter Enters Final Hours

The team looking to create the animated film Misu-Misu have recently entered its final hours of its kickstarter and are looking for extra support in making their dream of sharing a cat’s story through animated form to reality. Read more of this post

Gunsmith Cats Explosive Edition Kickstarter Reaches Target

AnimEgo recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for a Blu-Ray release of classic anime OVA series Gunsmith Cats and within several hours the campaign managed to reach its £53,000 goal, with stretch goals being added where possible. Read more of this post

Tokyo Otaku Mode Launch Crowdfunding Campaign for Kud Wafter Anime Movie

Tokyo Otaku Mode, in partnership with Visual Arts, have launched an international crowdfunding campaign for a subtitled worldwide release of the Kud Wafter Anime Movie; a feature-length animted movie which follows the events of Kud Wafter, who is of course a popular character from the Little Busters franchise. Read more of this post

EXAMU To Launch KickStarter Campaign for Arcana Heart 3: Love Max Six Stars on PC

EXAMU, the developers of sprite-based-fighting-game Arcana Heart 3 and Nitroplus Blazters: Heroines Infinite Duel, have announced that they will soon be beginning a kickstarter campaign to bring the ‘latest variation’ of Arana Heart 3, known as Arcana Heart 3: Love Max Six Stars, to the PC. Read more of this post

Anime Limited Teases Mai Mai Miracle Collector’s Edition Packaging

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It’s been nearly three years since Anime Limited began their kickstarter campaign for Mai Mai Miracle and two years on from it’s estimated completion date the distributor are finally teasing finalised images of the actual product. That’s right; the wait has nearly come to an end as the final, retail, version of Mai Mai Miracle has been shown. Read more of this post

Sharin no Kuni: The Girl Among the Sunflowers Localization Project Kickstarter Starts Next Week

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Frontwing Inc., in partnership with AKABEiSOFT2 and Tokyo Otaku Mode, have announced that they will be re-launching the crowdfunding project on Kickstarter to localise the visual novel game “Sharin no Kuni: The Girl Among the Sunflowers” under the localised title of “Re: Sharin no Kuni Project”. Read more of this post

MECHA-UDE: Mechanical Arms Anime Project Goes Live on Kickstarter

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MECHA-UDE: Mechanical Arms, a new anime project fronted by Japanese anime creator Sae Okamoto, has recently appeared on Kickstarter; with it the ambition of creating a single OVA Styled episode with the possibility of a series being produced depending on the success of this animation. Set in a fictional futuristic modern day world MECHA-UDE will follow the activities of an ordinary high-schooler who, after interacting with a mechanical arm, finds himself at the centre of attention for those interested in the arm. Read more of this post

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

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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

Riding Bean Blu-ray Kickstarter Achieves Target Within a Day

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During the course of the weekend AnimEigo, the company which previously released Bubblegum Crisis onto Blu-ray a few years back, launched a Kickstarter campaign for Sonoda Ken’ichi”s fast-paced action OVA film Riding Bean and within 24 hours the campaign was successfully funded.

The concept of the Kickstarter campaign, much like the previously released Bubblegum Crisis Kickstarter, was to secure funds to release a Blu-ray Edition of Riding Bean with the film itself in crisp 1080p quality, English and Japanese with English subtitles and a selection of bonus on-disc content. AnimEigo were hoping to secure $30,000 within the 30 day period of the campaign but at the time of writing the company has secured over $78k and shows no sign of stopping; all of which can be seen on the Kickstarter campaign page. Read more of this post