Studio Trigger, also known as Trigger Inc. (株式会社トリガー Kabushiki kaisha Torigā ) is the studio responsible for the animation production of the initial short film Little Witch Academia in 2013, its sequel The Enchanted Parade in 2015, and the Little Witch Academia anime series in 2017.
It was founded by former Gainax employees Hiroyuki Imaishi and Masahiko Ōtsuka in August 22, 2011. The studio is known for producing other anime series such as Kill la Kill, Inferno Cop, Space Patrol Luluco, Kiznaiver and DARLING in the FRANXX. Yō Yoshinari is a key employee that joined soon after who was instrumental in the character design and direction of the Little Witch Academia animation franchise.
Studio Trigger is the main animation partner in the joint holding company Ultra Super Pictures.
Trigger key employees
- Employees who worked on the Little Witch Academia franchise:
- Yō Yoshinari
- Naoko Tsutsumi
- Masahiko Ōtsuka
- Michiru Ōshima
- Michiru Shimada
- Yusuke Yoshigaki
- Takafumi Hori
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