Studio Trigger Animator Takafumi Hori Works on Latest Episode of Steven Universe Animated Series
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Rebecca Sugar, the creator of Cartoon Network's Steven Universe animated television series, reposted a Tumblr post on Wednesday from Studio Trigger animator Takafumi Hori, who stated that he worked on the latest episode of the series, which premieres at 7:00 p.m. EDT on Thursday. The new episode is titled "Mindful Education."
Hori also drew a promotional art piece for the episode:
Hori noted that the episode marked "the first collaboration of Steven Crewniverse and Studio Trigger." Hori previously worked as an animation director for Kill la Kill, Michiko & Hatchin, and Garo the Animation. He also served as a key animator for Summer Wars, Samurai Champloo, Redline, Space Patrol Luluco, Little Witch Academia, Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade, and Lupin the Third: Jigen's Gravestone, among others.
Steven Universe premiered on Cartoon Network in November 2013, and the show has made numerous homages to several anime series.
Thanks to Rukiia for the news tip.