(Featured Image Source: WIT STUDIO via Kickstarter)
WIT STUDIO, the Japanese animation studio behind community-favorite series like SPYxFAMILY, Attack on Titan, and Ranking of Kings, celebrated its 10th anniversary this year with a special Exhibit in Japan. An exhibit that they would like to now show fans around the world (with your help)!
『WIT STUDIO 10th Aim Higher』 WIT STUDIO 10th Anniversary Special Video
The Kickstarter video has WIT STUDIO CEO & co-founder George Wada discussing the enjoyment they had showing the anime community what went into the creation of anime, and their desire to share what looks like fun and captivating displays.
Formed in 2012 by former Production I.G. staff members, WIT STUDIO has produced numerous animated series including Attack on Titan (Seasons 1-3), SPY×FAMILY, Ranking of Kings, Bubble, Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song-, and GREAT PRETENDER.
The Kickstarter page contains written messages from all three WIT STUDIO co-founders.
Message from George Wada, CEO
We, WIT STUDIO, are an animation studio in Tokyo, Japan, producing content for the world. In June 2022, we will celebrate 10 years since our studio was first established. Together as a team, we have produced various works including Attack on Titan (Seasons 1-3), Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, Ancient Magus’ Bride, Ranking of Kings, Spy x Family, and many more. With every new animation release, we’ve felt the support of our many fans. Everyday we receive supportive comments from all over the world on our official social media accounts, and we are truly amazed that our content is being viewed by so many people in so many different countries and territories! We kindly ask for your support on this project to allow us to deliver the traces of our 10 years of history to as many countries and territories as possible!”George Wada via Kickstarter
Message from Tetsuya Nakatake, Producer
“In the 10 years since WIT STUDIO was established, we have worked hard with all of the founding members to produce many works, including Attack on Titan (Seasons 1-3), Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, Bubble, and Spy x Family. We will keep on producing new content in the future, and with newly talented creators and energetic production teams emerging within the studio, we will continue to create animations for everyone to enjoy. Through this crowdfunding campaign, we hope to communicate with you and let you more deeply enjoy the content we have been working on at WIT STUDIO. We will continue to do our best to become a studio that is worth the support, and we ask for your assistance!”Tetsuya Nakatake via Kickstarter
Message from Kyoji Asano, Anime Creator
“It has been 10 years since WIT STUDIO was established, and we have produced various content not only in Japan but also around the globe. We have been receiving comments from people all over the world through social media, and I was able to really feel our 10-year-long history. We would be grateful if you could support us!”Kyoji Asano via Kickstarter
Depending on what level fans back the Kickstarter, they can earn amazing awards including material books, autographed artwork & merch, access to a special backers only Discord, and more!
Oh, and of course, helping this impressive exhibit be experienced by fans around the world!
The WIT STUDIO to the WORLD Kickstarter is currently at $28,192 of its $37,545 goal at the time of writing! With only 41 hours left to go, they can make it with enough help! So back this Kickstarter if you can. And if you can’t, that’s okay. Just try to share the news of this exciting exhibit with your anime-loving friends!
(Source: WIT STUDIO)
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