-Abundant Data Including More Than 9 Cuts Each for 8 Basic Movement of Animation-
Anime Mirai General Inc. Associations released an animator training app “Anime Mirai Plus 2: Wasurenagumo” for iOS.
Users can intuitively learn how to make anime with frames and timing sheet/タイムシート used for actual anime production process.
The full version has a total of 72 cuts, adding extra cuts to the free lite version.
Anime Mirai Plus 2 is also offered in English which would be a great training app for animators all over the world.
Anime Mirai General Inc. Association
Anime Mirai Plus 2: Wasurenagumo
■”Anime Mirai Plus 2: Wasurenagumo” Lite Version
The free lite version includes one cut of 8 basic anime movements, which are Running, Walking, Action, Effect, Everyday Drama, Turning Around, Emotional Drama, and Animals/Machines/Props. The previously released iPhone version “Anime Mirai Plus” had more than 9,000 downloads, and the free iPad app “Anime Mirai Plus 2: Wasurenagumo lite version” has been downloaded 1,800 times in the first month.
■”Anime Mirai Plus 2: Wasurenagumo” Full Version
The newly released full version adds extra cuts to the lite version, increasing it to more than 9 cuts each for the 8 basic movements. Any animator or anticipating animator could systematically learn very elaborate, proficient techniques of dynamic visual expressions of animation
Take “Running” for example, a different kind of drawing and expressions are required for depending on how the character is running. Is he or she running in a hurry, sprinting as fast as possible, or running with ease? An animator should be able to differentiate with the drawing techniques.
This app contains several cuts for each key motion, which enables you to compare between various cuts to understand the differences, and offers the examples that you can look back to when you draw frames yourself.
“Anime Mirai Plus 2” offers multilingual support for Japanese and English.
“Anime Mirai Plus 2: Wasurenagumo Full Version” is a great app for animators all over the world to learn high-quality, meticulously-detailed, basic Japanese anime motions whenever wherever you want.
“Anime Mirai Plus 2” will be serialized and more apps will be coming out, with each app containing scenes and frames from the following animes.
・”Anime Mirai Plus 2: RYO” by GONZO, Directed by Koichi Chigira
・”Anime Mirai Plus 2: Death Parade” by MADHOUSE, Directed by Yuzuru Tachikawa
・”Anime Mirai Plus 2: Bannou Yasai Ninninman/万能野菜 ニンニンマン” by P.A.WORKS, Directed by Masayuki Yoshihara
・”Anime Mirai Plus 2: Little Witch Academia” by TRIGGER, Directed by You Yoshinari
【”Anime Mirai Plus 2: Wasurenagumo Full Version” Details】
Compatibility ： iPad Air 2(iPad、iPad mini、iPad Pro)
Languages ： Japanese, English
Size ： 571MB
※To see all the data, additional data download is required.
(Wi-Fi connection recommended)
価格 ： 3,000 Yen
Developer：Anime Mirai General Inc. Association
App Store ： https://itunes.apple.com/jp/app/wasurenagumo-full-animemiraipurasu2/id1095212840?mt=8
■About Anime Mirai
Anime Mirai is a nickname for the “Young Animator Training Project” funded by Japan’s Agency for Cultural Affairs which started in 2010.
The aim of the project is to train talented young animators and to promote the development of future Japanese anime field as a whole. The project provides young animators with on-the-job training, workshops, and opportunities to work on actual anime production to get hands-on experience.