Category Archives: Young Animator Training Project

[YATP] Kizuna Ichigeki

One-Hit Bond

Kizuna Ichigeki was weird, but it was also pretty awesome too. But more weird than it was awesome. This is the second released standalone OVA from Ascension who are actually a brand new animation company, so this would more or less be their debut work. Read the rest of this entry

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[YATP] Ojisan no Lamp

Ojisan no Lamp

I don’t know much about the background behind this whole Young Animator Training Project thing, but what I’ve gathered is that the Young Animator Training Program is an initiative to produce four separate OVAs with the purpose of training young new animators. Four production companies were selected to recieve a budget fund of 37million Yen. This is Telecome Animtion Film’s result which is called is “Ojisan no Lamp”, which I think means “Grandpa’s Lamp” or something. I could be wrong, I’m not that great at Japanese. That said, I watched the first of the 4 and I quite enjoyed it. Read the rest of this entry