Oak & Steel

WAKFU: The Animated Series

A project in Roubaix, France by Ankama

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WAKFU is an epic fantasy-adventure series. Our goal is to release a high-quality English dub on Blu-Ray with English and Spanish subs.
Backers: 5707
Average Pledge Per Backer: $85

Funded: $483,524 of $80,000
Dates: Jan 20th -> Feb 19th (30 days)
Project By: Ankama
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Latest News

Kickstarter in France and Germany

May 20th - via: gamasutra.com
On the 13th of May, Kickstarter officially launched in Germany. In just eight days, the service will officially launch in France. (Read More)

'WAKFU' Kickstarter Annihilates Expectations With $483,524 Raised!!

February 21st - via: theouthousers.com
The French animated cartoon's Kickstarter campaign for an English dub easily met its original goal and THEN SOME. What does this mean? (Read More)

Technical Update #17: The Reign of the Smug Duck Continues...

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
You have unlocked Stretch Goal 7 - soon the world will know the origin of the Smug Duck!Yes! You have helped to bring to light one of the legends of the World of Twelve... The creature that causes even gods among man to groan in frustration, the... (Read More)

Technical Update #16: $400k, new last-minute stretch goals, and shipping dates

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
The Final Stretch Goals are Unlocked!Some said it couldn't be done, but with less than 24 hours left to go, you have accomplished the remarkable feat of raising over $400,000, which means that this Kickstarter has left the realm of simply dubbing... (Read More)

Technical Update #15: Blu-Ray Quality and some of your questions!

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey-ho Backers and Wakfu fans! We're keeping the update short and sweet today because we've been focused on answering some of your private messages today, but we wanted to announce the resolution of a big question that many of you have been asking.... (Read More)

Interview With Kuri & New Pledge Add-On!

February 14th - via: kickstarter.com
With more than 4,000 Backers and almost reaching $340,000 CAD, we are getting closer to the next stretch goal! Thank you everyone! You are making Yugo very happy! How passionate about animation are you? How much of a WAKFU fan are you? Think you may... (Read More)

Meet the Team: Part 3! Your favorite scene?

February 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Today we are showing you part 3 of our interview series featuring Kim E., Xavier, and Kim B, three of the character designers who have worked on Wakfu, and some of the founding members of the Wakfu animation team.  This time, Kim B. will tell you... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Update & the Finish Line!

February 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to you this campaign has moved mountains and watching all your enthusiasm and drive backing this project has made us want to push ourselves even more. After all, our heroes have fought great battles together so it is our turn too! Stretch Goal... (Read More)

Meet the Team: Part 2! Your favorite scene?

February 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Today we are continuing with our interview series with Kim E., Xavier, and Kim B, three of the character designers who have worked on Wakfu, and some of the founding members of the Wakfu animation team. This time, Xavier and Kim E. will tell you... (Read More)

The Transmedia World of WAKFU: The MMORPG!

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Beyond the borders of WAKFU: the Animated Series, let’s dive into the transmedia world of WAKFU by first showing you the work of our animation team on the WAKFU MMORPG trailer: You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00... (Read More)

Technical Update #14: 3 OAV/Special Episodes Unlocked! New gift and new add-on!

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
[KICKSTARTERING INTENSIFIES] Oh yes, it certainly has! We have now reached the dizzying heights of over $300,000 pledged and our ranks have swelled to over 3500 backers strong with six days left in the project... our dreams and yours are coming true,... (Read More)

Fan Creativity through Cosplay

February 11th - via: kickstarter.com
It's update day on both Dofus and Wakfu, so our Kickstarter-co-community managers are both quite tired! This means that today's update is going to be all about you, our beloved fans, and your creative cosplay! Our first cosplayer is a member of our... (Read More)

Meet the Team: Introduction Interview

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you everyone for your great support, we cannot express enough how much this campaign is dear to us and the whole team at Ankama, which brings us to share something a little special for you today.   As our journey continues with over $280,000... (Read More)

New Challenge and Stretch Goal for our Kickstarter Campaign!

February 7th - via: kickstarter.com
How can we describe the excitement at Ankama right now? We can tell you all about employees frozen in front of their screens while looking at the Kickstarter page during their break, or those who are talking about your comments in the hallways, or... (Read More)

Technical Update #13: Mini-Wakfu Unlocked and New Pledge Level Rushu!

February 7th - via: kickstarter.com
So much to update and so little time! First, congratulations to you all! The project has now raised over $250,000 and we are less than 25 backers away from 3000!  Mini-Wakfu episodes unlocked!That's right! Now every Blu-Ray shipped to our backers... (Read More)

Meet the Special Episodes

February 6th - via: kickstarter.com
We're well over half-way through the campaign now, and with less than two weeks to go and the $250k goal nearly obtained, we wanted to give you a taste of what's waiting for you at $300k! With that in mind, please enjoy the following trailer for the... (Read More)

King of the Double-Cross: Remington Smisse

February 5th - via: kickstarter.com
There are many Rogues in the World of Twelve, but it would be difficult to find one with more style or more subterfuge than Remington Smisse. Hello, ladies... He cuts a dashing figure, no matter where he may roam. And he's roamed far and wide with... (Read More)

Technical Update #12: New Blu-Ray Add-On & Answers!

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings, dear supporters! 2,700 Backers and over $230,000, stretch goal #4 is near! Thank you so much everyone for your support! And here we are for another session of our “Technical Update” of the day! On our menu today: New Blu-ray Add-on  ... (Read More)

The Power of Ruel compels you!

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Researching Rushu

February 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
This update will be discussing one of the biggest baddies in the World of Twelve, so if you don't want to know anything about him, here's your opportunity to jump down to our previous most recent update! We'll count you down to give you a chance to... (Read More)

Technical Update #11: Updated delivery date

February 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings, dear backers! Did you have a good weekend? We hope so! According to the Az Mood Poll that we put up on Saturday most of you were feeling like this: We are so thrilled that the Season 2 stretch goal has been reached and we know you are too,... (Read More)

Focus Mini-Wakfu Episodes: The Az Mood Poll!

February 1st - via: kickstarter.com
With 2,400+ Backers and over $210,000 CAD, the WAKFU: The Animated Series Kickstarter campaign is skyrocketing thanks to you! We can already taste together the next stretch goal, the Mini-Wakfu episodes are waiting for you!  As we have announced... (Read More)

Focus Season 2: Meet Qilby!

January 31st - via: kickstarter.com
As our adventure continues together in this new session of "Focus Season 2", we will now meet a very special character: Qilby! A good man this Qilby... Yugo and Adamaï have liberated him from the dimension in which he was stuck. He then started to... (Read More)

Technical Update #10: $200k reached, thank you again!

January 31st - via: kickstarter.com
It's finally happened... one of the biggest goals in this campaign has been reached... and we're less than half-way done. We are so happy that we get to have another 18 days with you - to see you laughing and talking together, to watch you sharing... (Read More)

Technical Update #9: Who wants some Mini-Wakfu?

January 30th - via: kickstarter.com
On the menu of this technical update today:  New Stretch Goal - Mini-Wakfu Episodes!Page UpdateNew Add-on!Let's get right into it, shall we?New Stretch Goal - Mini-Wakfu Episodes!You wanted it, you asked for it, and now... here it is! We have... (Read More)

Focus Season 2: Meet the Villains...

January 30th - via: kickstarter.com
In this new edition of "Focus Season 2" we would like to shine the light on the villains, but we're warning you now... this is Spoiler Territory... Continue to read at your own risk!Still reading? Are you sure? Any last thoughts? Alright then here we... (Read More)

Technical Update #8: Page Update and New Pledge!

January 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, Here we are back for our daily technical update, on the menu today: Page Update and a new pledge is arriving! So let’s get right into it! Page Update As we received requests to update the character line up image for Season 2, here... (Read More)

Focus Season 2: The Journey Continues

January 29th - via: kickstarter.com
In this new edition of "Focus Season 2" we are continuing our journey with our heroes, so what will be happening next? Nox is finally no longer a threat... the Tofu Brotherhood can now sit back and enjoy life in spite of heavy losses. The show must... (Read More)

Special Focus on Season 2!

January 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Congratulations everyone on 2000 Backers! And as we are continuing to get closer to Stretch Goal #3 for the dubbing of Season 2, let's take our adventure further together: It is now time to properly introduce to you the Season 2 of WAKFU: The... (Read More)

Technical Update #7: Page Update & Answers

January 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, It is time for our next technical update of the day and today we will share with you the latest changes that were made to our Kickstarter campaign page as well as answers to some of your most asked questions. So let’s get started... (Read More)

We thank you, we love you, and let's go get SEASON 2!!

January 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, never let it be said that WAKFU's fans are shy or afraid of putting their money where their mouth is! As Tot said in his letter early today, we are all incredibly excited and pleased to continue this journey with you. And it's not just the... (Read More)

Technical Update #6: A Message from Tot

January 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello you all, For those of you who don't know me, I am Anthony Roux, some of you might know me as “Tot.” I am one of the creators of the KROSMOZ universe, spanning both eras: DOFUS and WAKFU. We started working 13 years ago (seems like a... (Read More)

WAKFU: The Animated Series by Ankama (Kickstarter)

January 26th - via: parkablogs.com
Ankama is looking to English dub WAKFU: The Animated Series, originally in French, with the help of Kickstarter. (Read More)

Vote for your favorite Blu-Ray pack cover!

January 25th - via: kickstarter.com
As we are continuing our adventure together, which we want to again thank you for all of your combined efforts! We are almost to Stretch Goal 2! We want to get your feedback on which one of the following covers you would like to see for the Blu-Ray... (Read More)

Technical Update #5: New Limited Pledge Tier - Here Comes Percy!

January 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Striding through the deserts of the World of Twelve, a warrior and his weapon. They are team that should not be trifled with. They have defeated monsters, righted wrongs, and their souls are united by a friendship forged in the tempering fires of... (Read More)

Ogrest says: Ogrest wants his new friends to come play!

January 24th - via: kickstarter.com
AHHH! It's the Ogrest! The bringer of chaos! The beast at the top of the world! We're done for! Run! Ogrest says: Ogrest doesn't understand... Ogrest is just Ogrest. Do Ogrest's new friends like exploring? Ogrest loves to look for things! Special... (Read More)

Technical Update #4: WAKFU Digital Comics 1 & 2 on Comixology added to Stretch Goal 3!

January 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings, Wakfusians! (We've been through a lot together, so a little nickname is ok, isn't it?) Today we are so happy to announce a new reward that we will be adding to all tiers $30 and up, should we be fortunate enough to reach our third stretch... (Read More)

Nox says: Only a fool would allow my origin episode to go un-dubbed!

January 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Nox, is that really any way to talk to your dear fans and backers? They're giving us a lot of help to make your rise to international fame a reality. Nox: Hmm, with access to more countries, I could collect more Wakfu from these unsuspecting... (Read More)

Technical Update #3.5 (Backers Only Edition): T-shirts, Grougal, and Backer Avatars

January 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

We made it to our First Stretch Goal!

January 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Congratulations are in order! Our deepest appreciation and thanks goes to you our Fans and Backers from all over the world, we have arrived successfully to our first stretch goal of $100,000 and the French Audio version with Subtitles in English,... (Read More)

Technical Update #2

January 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello backers and future backers! :) As we have received more questions, which we would like to thank you for, this second technical update will try to answer a lot of these questions simultaneously. So let's go! Questions regarding the rewards Will... (Read More)

1000 Backers... and Gobbowl!

January 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! The wonderful world of Wakfu is now over 1000 backers strong! Thank you all so much!  To best express our gratitude to all our fans, we asked Kim (AKA tchokun), one of the head artists on Wakfu, to put our feelings into a quick sketch just for... (Read More)

Technical Update #2: Let's talk Add-ons!

January 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again, Kickstarter!  We are pleased to announce that we are ready to offer up our first set of add-ons! We will be starting with the Making of Wakfu artbooks, 1 through 9 AND the super-cute, super-squishy Tofurby plush toy. You can add any of... (Read More)

We made it to $80,000! Congratulations!

January 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Congratulations everyone and thank you! We made it with your combined efforts to $80,000 and over 800 Backers!  We are now well on our way in this adventure together, flying towards our 1st stretch goal for the French audio + subtitles in English,... (Read More)

The Birth of Yugo and $70,000 Mark!

January 21st - via: kickstarter.com
We have officially passed the $70,000 mark and 700 Backers!  We are so very excited and thankful for your support to this campaign that we would like to celebrate and share more information about a very special character with you: Yugo! His origins... (Read More)

Technical Update #1

January 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello backers and future backers! :) We've had a lot of questions about certain technical aspects of the project, so this update will try to answer a lot of these questions simultaneously. So let's go! Questions about the Blu-rayWill you be offering... (Read More)

Let's Celebrate 100 Backers!

January 20th - via: kickstarter.com
How exciting to share with you that we have passed the "100 Backers" mark! To celebrate and continue to thank you for your support, we wanted to especially share with you the effort made by one of our fans: Rocket Wonderland!  (Read More)

We are soon to be reaching $10,000, thank you!

January 20th - via: kickstarter.com
To all of you, followers, supporters and backers from all over the world, we are very thankful and excited to see this campaign grow right in front of our eyes. To celebrate the joy of starting this project with you and as our thank you for almost... (Read More)

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