As you know, we've been chronicling what's been going on with Gonzo, an animation studio in Japan that's been teetering on the brink of nonexistence with no new anime projects (that they've announced) and a LOT of reported troubles, including bits and pieces of them being sold off. Recently all they've really produced is trailers for games, so it's been unclear whether there was something else on the horizon.
But now we know that there is: Gonzo is working on a new OVA for Super Street Fighter IV titled Juri, and a production trailer is already out. It'll also be directed by Kizaki Fuminori, perhaps best known for directing both Afro Samurai and its movie follow-up, as well as character designs for the Galaxy Railways TV series and animation-directing Blue Gender.
I think I recognize a few voices, too-- how about you? <3
Is this a sign that Gonzo is getting its business back in order? Optimistic, I always hope so-- but we'll have to wait and see! In the meantime, are you interested in the OVA itself?