After collecting more than US$625,000 in a Kickstarter project and being shown in Los Angeles during Anime Expo 2015 back in July, Studio Trigger’s Little Witch Academia 2: Enchanted Parade will finally be having its theatrical run on 9 October 2015. A new trailer for this crowdfunded anime short film has now been released by the studio’s official youtube page:
The trailer features the theme song, “Magic Parade”, which is performed by Yuiko Ohara. This same trailer was previously shown to the backers of its crowdfunding project.
Little Witch Academia 2 is the direct sequel to Trigger’s now-famous animated short, which made its debut during the 2013 edition of the Anime Mirai. It became an instant hit, and because of its popularity, many people wanted a sequel. Thanks to a crowdfunding project on Kickstarter, Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade is now made possible as the movie reached its US$15,000 goal is just 6 hours.