Trickster Gets 2-episode OVA
Join us as we look on two upcoming anime featuring witches Little Witch Academia and Zero Kara Hajimeru Mahō no Sho, discuss the upcoming Trickster OVA and share a yummy French Toast recipe. Hungry for anime? Itadakimasu!!
Little Witch Academia
In January 2017 Studio Trigger’s anime project, Little Witch Academia will return. The mastermind behind the Little Witch Academia shorts Yoh Yoshimari will direct the anime again, and Michiru Shimada is once again working on series composition and animation while Shuhei Handa is the main character designer. Six cast member to reprise their roles includes Megumi, Fumiko Orikasa, Michiyo Murase, Yōko Hikasa, Arisa Shida and Rie Murakawa. Unlike the shorts, this will be a 30-minute series, Studio Trigger President Masahiko Otsuka revealed in June.
The anime is about Akko Kagari, an ordinary girl that joins a renowned witch academy, Luna Nova Academy, inspired by a magic show when she was smaller she have a dream to be a ‘cool’ witch, like the performer she saw. One day she and her class go onto a labyrinth underneath the Tower of Luna Nova, and one of her classmates unleashes an ancient sealed dragon by mistake. Akko tries to stop the beast but…
Here is a little taste of what to expect of Little Witch Academia
Zero Kara Hajimeru Mahō no Sho
The first promo video for Zero Kara Hajimeru Mahō no Sho started to stream on its official website. The video debuted at the Dengeki Bunko Aki no Saiten 2016 event on Sunday. The video introduced the main cast and staff and reveals the Spring 2017 premiere.
Zero Kara Hajimeru Mahō no Sho tells the tale of an ignorant witch, named Zero and her companion a half-human half beast mercenary that desired to be fully human. They are both on a quest to look for a grimoire called ‘The Book of Zero’ which hides a power that can destroy the world.
The series director is Tetsuo Hirakawa (Kawa no Hikari). Ryosuke Kimiya (Akame ga KILL!) and Daisuke Mataga (Patema Inverted) works on character design. Cast members confirmed thus far are Yumiri Hanamori Tsuyoshi Koyama and Yō Taichi.
Trickster: Edogawa Ranpo ‘Shōnen Tantei-dan’ Yori
The Trickster: Edogawa Ranpo ‘Shōnen Tantei-dan’ Yori (Or Trickster for short) anime’s official website announced during the week that the anime will get a 2-episode prequel OVA anime on December 22. The Ova will include stories about Twenty Faces’ past & the Boy Detectives Club and Kogorō Akechi. The Trickster fall anime premiered in Japan on Monday the third.
Here is a brief synopsis about the anime: It is the 2030s. A boys detective club meets up under a mysterious detective named Kogorō Akechi. Using their unique skills they solve cases both big and small. One day club member Kensuke Hanazaki meets a boy, Yoshio Kobayashi. It seems that Kobayashi is unable to die to effects by a ‘unidentifiable mist’ and he yearns for death and does not like contact with other people. Interested in this enigmatic boy Hanzaki invites him to join the detectives club. This fateful encounter leads to a connection that ties together antagonist ‘Fiend with the Twenty faces’ and Kogorō Akechi.
The current anime’s director is Masahiro Mukai (Terror in Resonance), Erika Yoshida (Tiger & Bunny: The Comic) is writing the script and supervising, Original character designs are by Peach-Pit (Rozen Maiden) and Shinya Yamada (Samurai Champloo) on Character animation. The music is composed by Yuuki Hayashi (Death Parade). Gackt is performing the opening theme song “Kimi Dake no Boku de Iru” and Azusa Tadokoro the ending song, “1Hope Sniper.”
Japanese Inspired French Toast
French toast is very easy to make and can be served hot, or cold, sweet or savoury. Today we learn how to make French toast with a Japanese spin to it. Today’s recipe include the following ingredients: 3 slices of Baguette (2.5cm/1” thick), 1 Egg, ½ tbsp Sugar, 3 tbsp Milk or Soy Milk, ¼ tsp Vanilla Extract, 10g Butter, unsalted, Kinako, roasted soybean flour and Kuromitsu, Japanese sugar syrup made from kurozato also known as black sugar. The serving is for one and the French toast can be garnished with Strawberry, orange or kiwi fruit with a side dish of Ice Cream or gelato. Here is the Japanese Inspired French toast Video
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