A tranquil tale about two boys from very different upbringings. On one hand you have Kai, born as the son of a prostitute, who's been playing the abandoned piano in the forest near his home ever since he was young. And on the other you have Syuhei, practically breast-fed by the piano as the son of a family of prestigious pianists. Yet it is their common bond with the piano that eventually intertwines their paths in life. (Source: KEFI)
TV - Apr 9, 2018, 00:10 (JST)
Second season of Piano no Mori.
TV - Jan ??, 2019
Hina Satou is a 13-year-old who loves figure skating and lives in a port town in Miyagi Prefecture. After losing her mother in the 2011 earthquake, she and her father are currently living in temporary housing. With sad memories of the earthquake and memories of a gentle mother, the cheerful Hina continues to move toward her dreams. (Source: Fukushima Gainax)
Special - Mar 24, 2016
The coming-of-age battle story will center on the famous 17th-century Japanese warlord Date Masamune when he was young. The Date clan took its name from the Date region of the former Mutsu province, which comprises part of the modern-day city of Date. The anime will be the first in the city's "Kirari na Wonder Project" (Twinkling Wonder Project), which aims to highlight tourist attractions and the appeal of the region. Gainax's newly founded Fukushima studio will work on the anime, and will complete it at the end of March. The anime will have a private screening in April and will also screen in anime events and be posted online. (Source: ANN)
ONA - May 2, 2016
The story will be set in the city of Minamisouma in Fukushima prefecture, and will center around a down-and-out protagonist who gets to know a robot while working rescue efforts. It will depict the friendship and growth of a group of children alongside the robot. Local traditional crafts such as Ouborisoumayaki pottery will appear in the story. Fukushima Gainax is producing the anime to promote Fukushima's "Innovation Coast" initiative that aims to revive industry and tourism in the region after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. (Source: ANN)
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Fukushima Gainax's commissioned commercials for TOHO Bank. The series involves Sayaka Hinata, an overly-energetic new bank employee (voiced by Sarah Emi Bridcutt), and her beleaguered boss, Mitsuya (voiced by Tomokazu Sugita). (Source: Crunchyroll)
ONA - Oct 1, 2015
The anime will center on a group of young girls and their struggle as they aim to become Hula Girls.
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The series plays out in the Onahama district in Iwaki, in the Fukushima prefecture's coastal region. It follows the personifications of two WW2 japanese warships, Shiokaze and Sawakaze, who worked as breakwaters in Onahama Port. In this fictional story, the 2011 earthquake pierces a worm hole in the spacetime continuum, starting an invasion from another dimension.
ONA - May 2, 2017
Gainax's Fukushima-based animation studio is working on a project for Fukushima Prefecture which will highlight the area's recovery efforts since the 2011 Touhoku earthquake and tsunami and the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. (Source: Crunchyroll)
ONA - Feb 15, 2016