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Okinawa Prefecture To Promote Local Industry by Original Anime

by dtshyk
Dec 3, 2010 9:15 PM | 15 Comments
According to Ryukyu Shimpo, Okinawa Prefectural Government has launched an anime-based promotion project for the local agriculture and commerce. They will produce an original anime "Shimanchu MiRiKa" by next March and develop its character goods including confectioneries, beverages and toys.

Sketch of MiRiKa characters

Staff
Director: Ohshita Hisama (character design of "Rocket Girls", animation director of "Himitsu: Top Secret")
Scenario: Hirano Yasushi ("City Hunter" series)
Art Director: Kato Hiroshi ("Neon Genesis Evangelion", "Ah! My Goddess")
Audio Director: Tsuruoka Yota ("Full Metal Panic!" series, "K-ON!")
Production Studio: Soratia

Source: Ryukyu Shinpo

Shimanchu Mirika on MAL

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definitely more better than Malaysian's

Dec 5, 2010 5:02 AM by IZUMI64

dtshyk said:

Sketch of MiRiKa characters

Staff
Director: Ohshita Hisama (character design of "Rocket Girls", animation director of "Himitsu: Top Secret")
Scenario: Hirano Yasushi ("City Hunter" series)
Art Director: Kato Hiroshi ("Neon Genesis Evangelion", "Ah! My Goddess")
Audio Director: Tsuruoka Yota ("Full Metal Panic!" series, "K-ON!")


Now that's what I call promising! I'm definitely looking forward to it <3

Dec 4, 2010 10:15 AM by Face_Faith

not bad of idea making big bucks

Dec 4, 2010 8:47 AM by Mr_Gutts

Art looks cool. Staff also looks promising.

Dec 4, 2010 4:29 AM by nozori

Haha, look at that staff lineup. This might be promising!

Dec 4, 2010 3:41 AM by Chicken_Ramen

Hmm good staff but...hmmm...we''ll see.....

Dec 4, 2010 3:05 AM by Aozure

staff has gained my attention, but the character art isn't my thing. It's a maybe

Dec 4, 2010 2:39 AM by Kazeshini

cool i geuss...

Dec 3, 2010 11:33 PM by Neverarine

dtshyk said:


Staff
Director: Ohshita Hisama (character design of "Rocket Girls", animation director of "Himitsu: Top Secret")
Scenario: Hirano Yasushi ("City Hunter" series)
Art Director: Kato Hiroshi ("Neon Genesis Evangelion", "Ah! My Goddess")
Audio Director: Tsuruoka Yota ("Full Metal Panic!" series, "K-ON!")


staffs are Promising =D

Dec 3, 2010 11:19 PM by Eternal_Shield

Huh, with that staff lineup this might turn out to be a bit interesting.

Dec 3, 2010 10:59 PM by Akamitsu

Hmm those drawings and that staff. Looks like it could be good.

Dec 3, 2010 10:55 PM by Nachotee

Well we could always use more original anime. Hope it turns out good.

Dec 3, 2010 10:54 PM by MahouS

dtshyk
Audio Director: Tsuruoka Yota ("Full Metal Panic!" series, "K-ON!")
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What caught my attention, don't hate :<

Dec 3, 2010 9:50 PM by herox3

This sounds good. We really need some excellent anime soon or else the industry will suffer

Dec 3, 2010 9:46 PM by mikhailn

not bad look who knows i may try it when it finally comes out becuase of the art

Dec 3, 2010 9:45 PM by imperlast

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