Studio Wit is best known for producing Attack on Titan, but the studio has also created a number of other (arguably less well-regarded) anime shows.
Kodoani.com – One of the newest established anime studios in the anime industry, Studio Wit was founded in 2012 by George Wada, formerly a producer of Production IG. Studio Wit went on to release its first TV anime just a year later – the landmark Attack on Titan
However, while AoT may be Wit’s most popular anime to date, the studio has produced dozens of other anime, a handful of which are also outstanding and/or arguably underrated. From both historical and futuristic sci-fi action to fantasy, drama and even life romance, Studio Wit is one of the most successful anime studios.
The Ancient Magus’ Bride / Mahoutsukai No Yome (2017-18)
Chise Hiyori, a 15-year-old Japanese girl, gave up her happy life when she was abandoned by her family and sold into slavery at an auction. However, her buyer – a mysterious ‘masked’ figure – turns out to be a reclusive magician named Elias Ainsworth who lives in the English countryside, in a picturesque cottage consisting of Surrounded by fairies and all fairy tale-like creatures. As Elias’ apprentice, Chise’s life is about to change forever.
It’s a pity that The Ancient Magus’ Bride’s plot moves so quickly; As thrilling as the more dramatic scenes are, the anime series really shines when given the chance to introduce more ‘mundane’ scenes of everyday life, especially those involving not only Chise and Elias but also Ruth, Silky / Silver and others. However, the anime is certainly unique, and in its quieter moments, very poignant as well.
After the Rain / Koi Wa Ameagari No You Ni (2018)
Akira Tachibana is a reclusive high school student and former track and field athlete who has retired from her sports career despite her immense talent due to a major leg injury. After taking a part-time job at a family restaurant, she develops feelings for the restaurant’s manager – a kind but much older man named Masami Kondou.
Viewers who enjoy watching a romance with a huge age gap and a potentially hunted relationship need not fear – After the Rain’s characters are complex and truly lovable. , and Kondou spends most of the series completely oblivious to Akira’s ferocity but purely one-sided love. Furthermore, the storytelling is about showing rather than telling, and backed up by sophisticated, vibrant artwork that truly makes anime art. With an adult love story, After the Rain is a surprisingly subtle yet sincere title that is definitely worth checking out.
Vinland Saga (2019)
An epic action/adventure series primarily set in 1013 AD England, Vinland Saga follows the exploits of Thorfinn, a teenager who becomes a member of a fearsome gang of warriors after his father was murdered. Bloody drama and political intrigue abound as the story involves several real-life historical figures such as Thorfinn Karlsefni, Leif Erikson and Cnut the Great.
Vinland Saga isn’t just for those who’ve read Vikings as children – in fact, despite being an action/adventure piece, the anime gets extremely dark and doesn’t spare any Which character from the background can’t be dark or there are often creepy events around the cast of characters. The anime story is told with a generally well-balanced tone and there’s an impressive amount of attention to the everyday social and cultural aspects of the story, which adds to its deep realism.
Great Pretender (2020)
Makoto “Edamame” Edamura is a small-time swindler in Japan who lives a life of pickpocketing until he stumbles across Laurent Thierry, a seemingly innocent but turned fellow traveler them. and criminal masterminds. After being deceived by Laurent himself, Makoto is dragged to Los Angeles, where he agrees to go with him so the two can determine which of them is the better con man.
Taking place in various cities around the globe, Great Pretender is a vibrant and lively series that never hesitates to advance its time to create sheer spectacles of its individual stories. Mixing humor, drama and action, Great Pretender does best when it comes to comedy – although that certainly doesn’t mean anime is all about laughter and heartless. While its first story arc is easily the most impressive, the anime is an incredibly fun title and an absolute must-see for viewers who tend to enjoy stories about thieves.
Vivy: Fluorite Eye’s Song (2021)
In a world where AI is not just common sense but a necessary component of modern society, an AI female singer named Diva performs every day at an amusement park, programmed with the mission of ” make people happy” through her singing. However, when another AI named Matsumoto suddenly appears, claiming to be 100 years in the future, where the AIs begin to brutally wipe out humanity, Diva is convinced to help him stop it. prevent such a future from happening.
Vivy opens with a swing that transports the viewer into a beautiful futuristic world filled with music and AI, the anime’s pacing is largely quick, but progresses fast enough to keep the viewer engaged while not. sacrifice character development. While not necessarily unique in terms of story, the series is deep enough to remain engaging throughout its course, aided by some stellar voice acting and perhaps a decent amount of dimensional story. surprisingly deep due to the action nature of the film.