Studio Trigger announced at this year’s Anime Expo that it will be launching a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the production of another episode of Little Witch Academia, a fantasy anime short that was created for this year’s Anime Mirai project.
Localisation and games company Acttil also recently announced that it would be collaborating with Studio Trigger to produce a standard and Collector’s Edition Blu-ray of the first Little Witch Academia this summer. The entire 30-minute anime has, however, be released on YouTube with English subtitles, and an official English language website has also been launched.
Little Witch Academia is about a young girl named Akko Kagari, who is inspired by a witch called Shiny Chariot and joins Luna Nova, an academy for young witches. Akko is not the best in her class, but when they are sent to explore a labyrinth under the Tower of Luna Nova, an ancient dragon is released from its seal and Akko is the only one who might be able to destroy it.