Aniplex of America Announces Kill la Kill Acquisition at Otakon
Over the weekend, Aniplex of America announced that they have acquired the licensing rights to studio TRIGGER's upcoming original anime series Kill la Kill. The series reunites the creative minds of Gurren Lagann's director Hiroyuki Imaishi and Script writer Kazuki Nakashima, in what promises to be an over-the-top action/fantasy series coming this fall.
Although details have been relatively scarce, the story revolves around a transfer student named Ryuko Matoi who attends a high school where students possess uniforms that give them various powers and abilities. Her attempts to stop a transfer student named Satsuki from taking over the school is chronicled in Kill la Kill. The anime series will be streamed online with future plans including a home video release from Aniplex of America.