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CoMix Wave Films' Oshiete Hokusai! Anime Shorts Debut Online in 2021

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Original manga creator Naoto Iwakiri directs 10-episode series

CoMix Wave Films revealed on Saturday that its Oshiete Hokusai!: The Animation (Teach Me, Hokusai!) series of anime shorts will debut online in 2021.

Original Yume wo Kanaeru Bakusho! Nihon Bijutsu Manga Oshiete Hokusai! (Huge Laughter That Grants A Wish! Japan Arts Manga Teach Me Hokusai!) manga creator Naoto Iwakiri (Kaede Newtown) is directing the project. Each episode will be 10 minutes in length, and the show will have 10 episodes.

Iwakiri launched the manga on the "cakes" website in August 2016. The manga's compiled book shipped in Japan in June 2017. The story follows Tenkorin Okakura, a high school slacker girl. While dreaming of a painter god, she makes a wish that her dreams can come true without practice or effort. The god Raijin hears her wish, summons real-life historical artists, and tells Tenkorin to have these artists teach her so that she can fulfill her dreams. Guided by their teachings, Tenkorin aims to become a real painter with a promising future.

Sources: anime's website and Twitter account, Anime! Anime! (高橋克則)

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