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Crowdfunding for 'It's My Life' Anime Adaptation Reaches Goal

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Feb 8, 2018 11:43 PM
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A crowdfunding campaign for an anime adaptation of Imomushi Narita's It's My Life fantasy manga exceeded its initial goal of five million yen (approximately US$46,000) on Friday to produce a three-minute episode with an ending animation. The campaign currently stands at 6.6 million yen with the end goal being an eight-minute episode, which would include both an opening and ending at 15 million yen (approximately US$138,000). Shogakukan launched the campaign on the Makuake website on Sunday last week, and it will end on April 25, 2018.

The story centers on Astra Ludger Doomsday, a 35-year-old former captain of the royal knights who retired early and used his savings to acquire his very own house. However, not long after beginning his peaceful life, a young girl crashes into his house. The girl named Noah, is an apprentice witch, and mistakes Astra for the evil God.

Staff
Chief Director, Sound Director: Hisayoshi Hirasawa (Bernard-jou Iwaku.)
Animation Director: Yuu Fujisaki (Osake wa Fuufu ni Natte kara.)
Director of Photography: Kouji Hayashi (Netsuzou TRap)
Art Director: Hirokazu Aoyama
2D works: Miyuki Ueji
Production Assistant: Yuuta Kida
Animation Producer: Taichi Hatanaka (Ozmafia)
Studio: Creators in Pack
Cooperation: Manga ONE editorial department

Cast
Astra Ludger Doomsday: Tetsu Inada (Ojisan to Marshmallow)
Noah O' Antikythira: Hiromi Igarashi (Juuni Taisen)

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Narita launched the manga in Shogakukan's Ura Sunday web magazine in December 2014, which also runs in the company's "Manga ONE" app. The series currently has nine volumes in print, with the latest volume published on December 12 last year.

Crowdfunding site: https://www.makuake.com/project/itsmylife/
Official site: http://urasunday.com/iml_anime/
Official Twitter: @itsmylife_crowd

Source: Moca News
 
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Feb 8, 2018 11:46 PM

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Awesome, read the beginning of this and it seemed really my type. Great to see this happening!
 
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Feb 9, 2018 12:06 AM
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OH YEAH! been hearing about this crowdfunding for a year, such a good & cute story, too bad its only 8-minute episode. hope this will be great.
 
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Feb 9, 2018 12:13 AM

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That moment when the crowdfunding must take place for an anime adaptation.
 
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Feb 9, 2018 12:22 AM

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If this doesn't feature at least one Bon Jovi reference I'll be mighty disappointed...

:^)
 
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Feb 9, 2018 12:25 AM
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Hopefully they can make it at least a 12 minute series.

Astra Ludger Doomsday: Tetsu Inada (Ojisan to Marshmallow)

when the crowdfunding news came some out some montgs ago he's my top pick to voice Astra.

Antagonized said:


As long as they get a decent staff and not a 3 minute series. I'll settle with that.

Hopefully the crowdfunding succeeds though.


Well fuck.
Modified by Antagonized, Feb 9, 2018 12:31 AM
 
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Feb 9, 2018 12:33 AM

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Okay, 46k in USD should not equal to only 3 min. You got Nekopara who's initial goal was 100k USD, for 20 minutes.
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Feb 9, 2018 12:51 AM

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Wait that short? You would think maybe it would try for 24 min. Like a pilot episode and then go from there but this? I hope it succeeds but this is really worrisome. Almost seems like an expensive advertisement for the source material.

Also after watching the PV, it looks really bland O.o
 
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Feb 9, 2018 1:11 AM

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Synopsis seems quite "FUN"

Might as well try




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Feb 9, 2018 1:41 AM

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It's a good song, but I don't quite understand how you're supposed to get an anime out of it.
 
Feb 9, 2018 1:47 AM

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Oooh, I’ve read some chapters, it was pretty interesting
 
Feb 9, 2018 1:58 AM

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looks like garbage fantasy setting
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Feb 9, 2018 2:00 AM

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It was now or never, thankk God the anime adaptation is coming out. It's gonna live forever.
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Feb 9, 2018 2:03 AM

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The picture reminds me of Somali to Mori no Kamisama and the synopsis is quite similar too in a way.

I'm not impressed with the PV so I guess I'll just read it.
 
Feb 9, 2018 2:22 AM
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Feb 9, 2018 3:30 AM
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Look cute but already know this trash content from a mile away. Glad shit can get crowdfunded like this though. Impressive on that feat.
 
Feb 9, 2018 3:32 AM

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What a great news, i really like the manga
 
Feb 9, 2018 3:37 AM

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Crowdfunded huh. That's neat. Reminds me of Under the Dog. Hopefully this doesn't turn out like that.
 
Feb 9, 2018 6:33 AM

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This actually looks rather nice ^^
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Feb 9, 2018 6:36 AM
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Oh this is rather cute. Not the best looking wise but I think it looks decent.
 
Feb 9, 2018 6:38 AM

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Is it to much to ask that maybe we might get a full tv series after this? if the interest is their maybe they should. it is a good Slice of life series that makes u feel good.
 
Feb 9, 2018 8:17 AM

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It looks fun but with only 3 minutes...meh.
 
Feb 9, 2018 8:21 AM

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perfect promotional anime from crowd funding, nice.

now it's time for me to read it again
 
Feb 9, 2018 8:22 AM

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Just 3mins reaching that goal? meh.
 
Feb 9, 2018 9:13 AM
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OMG fuck yes! I have been waiting fo this!
 
Feb 9, 2018 9:14 AM
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Looks really cute but the setting looks like a generic fantasy. I haven't read the source material but given the low crowdfunding goal, I'm pretty sure this is gonna be a minimalist short. I hope at least it's funny enough to hold my attention.
 
Feb 9, 2018 11:40 AM

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Honestly, I think if a proper studio can get their hands on this project, they can make it at least into a 1-cour adaptation.
 
Feb 9, 2018 1:44 PM

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I enjoy reading the manga, but releases take forever to come out. I would absolutely love to see Noa's true identity and power.

Swagernator said:
That moment when the crowdfunding must take place for an anime adaptation.


Rarely do viewers have a chance to directly effect the fate of an adaptation, and indeed for a studio to put forth the resources needed to make such a work. This sort of crowd funding I would actually put money into.
 
Feb 9, 2018 1:55 PM

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crowdfunded but they couldnt add an english sub for pv
thx but no thx
 
Feb 9, 2018 1:59 PM
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40 thousand dollars for 6 minutes? holy f--k
 
Feb 9, 2018 2:08 PM

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vladiemoose said:
40 thousand dollars for 6 minutes? holy f--k


Animation is expensive, very expensive.
 
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lezerman said:
vladiemoose said:
40 thousand dollars for 6 minutes? holy f--k


Animation is expensive, very expensive.


ok ill reactivate my crunchyroll sub
 
Feb 9, 2018 3:12 PM
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anemonespotte said:
crowdfunded but they couldnt add an english sub for pv
thx but no thx


Why do they need to?
 
Feb 9, 2018 11:10 PM

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I haven't read much of this, but I am still excited about it! What I read was funny and charming and I would gladly read more of it!
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Feb 10, 2018 10:51 PM
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NOOO FUCKIIING WAAAAAYYY!!!!!!!!!!

I didnt even know about it,
 
Feb 10, 2018 11:00 PM
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Thats a shock funding for 1 OVA and have only 3 minutes and wait 6 month for 3 minutes ?!!? HELL NO!!! I am gonna just read
 
Feb 12, 2018 2:11 AM
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IT'S NOW OR NEVER,
I AIN'T GONNA LIVE FOREVER
 
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still waiting.....
 
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