Animator: Gurren Lagann Helmer Imaishi Establishes Studio

Animator Masahiko Ohtsuka (pictured far right) reported in a Friday Twitter post that he, director Hiroyuki Imaishi (Dead LeavesGurren LagannPanty & Stocking with Garterbelt), and others have established a new studio. Ohtsuka acknowledged that it is still a small startup studio, but added that they want to strive to make interesting works. According to Ohtsuka, the November issue of Kadokawa Shoten‘s Monthly Newtype magazine is publishing a one-page introductory article with an illustration by Imaishi on Saturday, October 8.

Ohtsuka collaborated with Imaishi (pictured right) on FLCL, Gurren Lagann, Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt, and many other works at Gainax. Both animators have not been listed on Gainax’s staff pages since at least this past summer.

[Via Tadashi Sudo]

necroashi asked:

Your lines and coloring, and style is so energetic, alive, action packed, and thrilling; it's like i'm looking straight out of a super secret amazing Studio Trigger art book o - o'' I love your style

Thanks a lot!!! I -love- Studio Trigger and more specifically Hiroyuki Imaishi. The guy has a lot of energy to his work that makes me want to delve deep into myself and find that same spark. Thanks :)