It's My Life Anime Crowdfunding Project Reaches Goal

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Imomushi Narita's manga to get 3-minute anime video plus ending

Shogakukan's crowdfunding campaign for an anime adaptation of Imomushi Narita's It's MY LIFE fantasy manga has reached its goal of 5 million yen (about US$46,000). Shogakukan launched the campaign on the Makuake website on January 28 to fund a three-minute video plus an ending.

Stretch goals include 7 million yen (about US$64,400) for a five-minute video plus an ending, 10 million yen (about US$92,000) for an eight-minute video plus an ending, and 15 million yen (about US$138,000) for an eight-minute video plus an opening and ending. As of press time the campaign has raised 6,650,000 yen (about US$61,047) by 436 supporters, and the campaign has 77 days remaining.

Shogakukan's "Manga ONE" app is streaming a promotional video for the project. The promo video features voice cast members Tetsu Inada as Astra and Hiromi Igarashi as Noa.

Supporter rewards include the anime on DVD, a calendar, bookmarks, a credit in the ending, a mousepad, a key holder, a special illustration, and more.

Hisayoshi Hirasawa (Miss Bernard said., Netsuzou Trap -NTR-, Ojisan to Marshmallow) is slated to be the chief director of the anime at studio Creators in Pack (Love is Like a Cocktail, Kiitaro's yokai picture diary, Miss Bernard said.). Yū Fujisaki is the animation director, Kouji Hayashi (Love is Like a Cocktail, Ojisan to Marshmallow) is the director of photography, Miyuki Ueji is in charge of 2D works, and Taichi Hatanaka is the animation producer.

The manga's story begins when Astra, a 35-year-old former head of the Imperial Knights, acquires his own house, retires early, and prepares to live a quiet domestic life. However, on the first day of Astra's retired home life, a young witch named Noa crashes into his home, and forces him to take her as a servant.

The manga launched alongside Shogakukan's Manga ONE app in December 2014. Shogakukan published the manga's ninth volume on December 12. The series has 450,000 copies in print. Narita launched a new manga titled KILLING ME/KILLING YOU alongside Kadokawa's new Bessatsu Dragon Age magazine on September 25.

Source: Anime! Anime! (小野瀬太一朗)

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