Founded in 2011, Studio Trigger
is a studio founded by Ex-Gainax
staff members that were behind Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
and Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt
and Ex-Studio 4°C
staff members that were stationed between Telecom, Gainax and Kyo Ani
at the time of its founding; Trigger is a studio that is getting a lot of praise in the animation industry because of its production methods.
Their second in-house anime production, Kill la Kill
, was announced in the June 2013 issue of Newtype Magazine
, with Gurren Lagann
's director and lead character designer on board.
Works produced by Trigger:
- Inferno Cop: First (major) production.
- Little Witch Academia: Part of Anime Mirai 2013, replacing Telecom Animation Film'snote slot for the year. Also provided In-Between Animation and Production Cooperation for 2014 entries Harmonienote and Kuro no Su - Chronusnote .
- Kill la Kill: First television production and their Breakthrough Hit.
- Ninja Slayer: Based on the books by Honda Yu and Sugi Leika
- When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace: Based on the light novel of the same name.
- Denkou Choujin Gridman: boys invent great hero: An animated short for the Japan Anima(tor)'s Exhibition based on the 90s live-action series.
- SEX and VIOLENCE with MACHSPEED: Another animated short for the Japan Anima(tor)'s Exhibition, directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi.
Other works done by Trigger: