Little Witch Academia (Novel)
An original story based on the hit anime!
I’m Atsuko Kagari, but you can call me Akko! It’s been my lifelong dream to become a witch, and I came all the way from Japan to attend the prestigious Luna Nova Witchcraft Academy. But then I found out all we ever do is study, study, study! I swear! What’s with this place?!
Well, we finally left our desks to go on a class trip to Doras Hill, and things were going smoothly for once!…That is, until I met the guardian of the hill, Sifla. Wait, whadja say, Sifla? Did your cat and dog run away from home? Don’t worry. Lotte, Sucy, and I will find them for you! After all, we’re three hearts that beat as one, right?
Yoh Yoshinari is the creator of Little Witch Academia. He graduated from Tokyo Designer Gakuin College and joined Madhouse in 1992. He left in the same year and joined Gainax, where he worked until 2011 when he joined Imaishi and other ex-Gainax employees to form Studio Trigger. Momo Tachibana is the author of Little Witch Academia.
Eku Uekura is an illustrator based in Japan who is active in a range of projects and a dynamic presence on social media, and who loves kawaii clothing and cute sweets. Uekura creates imaginative illustrations based on the theme of “a girl who looks like she’s made of sweet sugar.” Uekura also makes key visuals for events, along with character design and illustrations for commercial and advertising collaborations. The artist’s first book is Tea Party -Eku Uekura Art Book (published by Hifumi Shobo).
TRIGGER, also known as Studio Trigger, is a Japanese animation studio founded by former Gainax employees Imaishi Hiroyuki and Otsuka Masahiko in August 2011.
Great for fans of Madoka Magica and W.I.T.C.H.!
Has an anime TV series currently streaming on Netflix.
Was originally a short film as part of Anime Mirai 2013, a project dedicated to training younger animators.
More details on Momo Tachibana, Eku Uekura, TRIGGER & Yoh Yoshinari: