Animation studio TMS Entertainment launched a new project titled, “Original Story Workshop TMS-Lab,” on April 21, 2022. An official website for the same is now open.
TMS Lab Project aims “to create a future with a sustainable Japanese anime industry.” Its goal is to provide a space where animation firms may collaborate with creators to create, deliver, and nurture primary source works such as manga, novels, web videos, and so on.
The novels and video works will also be digitally output in a variety of forms.
Motion comics with English subtitles for some of the manga will be streamed on their official YouTube channel.
The line up so far includes PLANT PLANETZ: Seed of Destruction by Kamui Fujiwara, Kommunismus by Daisuke Nishijima, Space Idol Odyssey illustrated by SAA (story: Space idol Project), Hamukatsu! illustrated by Shi Hanahada (story: TMS-Lab).
TMS Entertainment Co., Ltd. is a Japanese animation studio established on October 22, 1946.
TMS is one of the oldest and most famous anime studios in Japan, best known for numerous anime franchises such as Lupin the Third, The Gutsy Frog, The Rose of Versailles, Anpanman, Detective Conan, Monster Rancher, Magic Knight Rayearth, Hamtaro, Sonic X, D.Gray-man, Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple, Obake no Q-Taro (until 1972), and Bakugan Battle Brawlers, and feature-length films Golgo 13: The Professional, Akira, and Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland, alongside animation works for Western animation such as Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog, Inspector Gadget, The Real Ghostbusters, Rainbow Brite, DuckTales, The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers, Tiny Toon Adventures, Batman: The Animated Series, Animaniacs, and Spider-Man: The Animated Series.
Source: Comic Natalie