The fundraiser for the film project Re: cycle of penguindrum, commemorating the 10th anniversary of the studio's original animated franchise franchise Brain base, Mawaru Penguindrum, closed May 28, 2021, and earned a total of 105,192,960 yen (approximately $ 957,000).

The campaign started on April 8th via the portal Ubugoeand reached its goal of 10 million yen (about $ 90,000) in just 150 seconds - less than three minutes. Thus, the total amount achieved is 1.051% of the amount originally requested. It should be noted that the film project is the first 10 year anniversary project while the fundraiser is the second. So they are separate plans.

Production team

Kunihiko Ikuhara is responsible for project management while Lily Hoshino is recognized as the original character designer (she was also responsible for the 10th anniversary illustration). During the study Brain base The production of the original series is credited, it is the studies Lapin track those responsible for the production of this feature film.

Synopsis of Mawaru Penguindrum

For the Takakura family, fate is a constantly turning wheel that passionately points in their direction with equal joy and sadness before moving on to the next wish-maker. Since the parents are missing, the twin brothers Kanba and Shouma live alone with their beloved little sister. Himari, whose disease cannot get worse.

On the day that Himari receives permission to leave the hospital temporarily, her brothers take her to the aquarium to celebrate, where the supposed fate of the family manifests itself in their sudden breakdown. However, when Himari is inexplicably resuscitated by a "penguin hat" from the aquarium's gift shop, the wheels of fortune keep moving faithfully.

Fountain: ANN

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