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Hiroyuki Imaishi Directs Anime for 'Ultra Super Anime Time' Block in April

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New anime to commemorate Trigger's 5th anniversary

Studio Trigger announced on Thursday that Hiroyuki Imaishi (Kill la Kill, Gurren Lagann, Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt) is directing an original TV anime that will premiere in April on the "Ultra Super Anime Time" programming block. Trigger has launched a "luluco.tv" website for the new series that features the date April 1, 2016, and also features a countdown that will end in 30 days.

The website notes that the work will commemorate five years since Trigger was established. Tigger's five-year anniversary will be in August.

Ultra Super Anime Time had announced last March at the AnimeJapan 2015 event that Imaishi would be directing a new short anime for the programming block.

Ultra Super Pictures launched the Ultra Super Anime Time 30-minute programming block in July. Each season in the block features three series of anime shorts. The first season included Miss Monochrome - The Animation- 2, Wakaba Girl, and Wooser no Sono Higurashi Mugen-hen. The second season premiered in October and featured Hacka Doll the Animation, Miss Monochrome - The Animation- 3, and Kagewani.

The third season of the programming block will premiere on January 8 and will include Sekkō Boys and Oshiete! Galko-chan. The third slot in the block will feature the three following four-episode series: Tabi Machi Late Show, Kono Danshi, Mahō ga Oshigoto Desu., and Kanojo to Kanojo no Neko: Everything Flows.

Imaishi's new anime series will premiere as part of the fourth season of Ultra Super Anime Time.

[Via Moe Ota-News Sokuhō]

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