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WIT Studio To Set Foot Into The Webtoon Market

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WIT Studio To Set Foot Into The Webtoon Market

WIT Studio posted a tweet on their official Twitter account on Jan 24, 2022, highlighting the requirement for workers to “create WEBTOON” and to supply “world class authentic content material”.

Some followers misunderstood the tweet and started suggesting Webtoons they needed WIT to adapt, within the feedback.

Nonetheless, the replace on WIT’s official web site doesn’t speak about creating an anime adaptation for any webtoon. As a substitute, the put up means that the studio is concerned with creating its personal net comedian, indicating its curiosity to enter into the Webtoon market.

WIT Studio’s plan concerning Webtoons appears to be long run, as they want to rent personnel on a everlasting foundation, who’re keen to work intently with the core staff and collaborate on manufacturing. The job would come with varied facets of Webtoon (comedian) manufacturing, together with putting orders and managing supplies for “drawing and ending”.

Webtoons are a kind of digital comedian that originated in South Korea normally meant to be learn on smartphones.

WIT is just not the one first Japanese anime-manga firm to be impressed by the current success of Webtoons. In his interview, Yūta Momiyama, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of “Shonen Soar +”, who handles MANGA plus, defined that the explanation they launched MANGA plus was to create a service just like Korean Webtoons.

“The variety of Korean WEBTOON customers is rising considerably on the Web. It has unfold not solely to Asia but additionally to North America and Europe. I’m additionally conscious of this,” Momiyama mentioned.

If the Webtoon plan works out, it will likely be first time WIT Studio, recognized for producing anime, shall be concerned within the creation of an authentic comedian (Manga or Webtoon).

The studio is at present engaged on the anime-original film Bubble, which is about to launch in Japan on Might 13, 2022. The film will start streaming on Netflix Japan from Thursday, April 28, 2022. The studio was additionally concerned in animating Tatsuya Endo’s spy thriller manga, SPYxFAMILY, together with CloverWorks. The anime is about to launch in Japan on April 2022.

WIT Studio is effectively acknowledged within the anime trade, for its distinctive model of animation. It has works like Assault on Titan and Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress beneath its belt.

Supply: Wit Studio’s official web site & Twitter account.