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Blossom Detective Holmes: The Animated Mini-Series Project

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Steve Ahn

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Join the Director of Voltron and The Legend of Korra in producing a new thrilling crime mystery series in anime style!
Backers: 2718
Average Pledge Per Backer: $72

Funded: $195,694 of $60,000
Dates: Jan 31st -> Mar 2nd (30 days)
Project By: Steve Ahn
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Latest News

Last Day of the Campaign

March 1st - via:
IT'S THE LAST DAY. Thank you so much to everyone that has supported my Blossom Detective Holmes project!  Today is the last day of the Blossom Detective Holmes Kickstarter Campaign, so here is an update and the last minute reminder to help... (Read More)

New Staffs - Paul Williams & Sherwin Abesamis

February 27th - via:
  Happy to introduce our new animator, Paul Williams! Paul is a Key Animator that has worked on some of the best feature films and TV shows in France and Japan that include the Oscar Nominated film: THE RED TURTLE, THE ILLUSIONIST, ATOM The... (Read More)

Take an early peek of our Acrylic Stand Reward

February 26th - via:
   Take an early peek of the acrylic stand. This is our most popular reward at our Kickstarter. We can’t wait to send this to everyone!  (Read More)

Blossom Detective Holmes: The Animated Mini-Series (Kickstarter)

February 26th - via:
Its first story, “Selfie With A Strange Intruder”, begins with two detectives: Skylar Holmes and Jamie. Set in Stockholm, Sweden, the pair is chasing a suspect through the streets until they hear an unexpected gunshot. A crime scene forms, and Skylar and Jamie are on the case! (Read More)

Introducing 4 New Reward Tiers & Added 3 New Additional Rewards on 7 tiers!

February 22nd - via:
New Rewards  3 New Enamel Pins - Chibi Version of Holmes, Jamie, and Camera Storyboard Animatic Early Screening (Fall 2018)  1 Art Book signed by Steve Ahn These new rewards above are automatically added on to following tiers.   3 New Enamel... (Read More)

[2nd Sharing Event] Unlock New Free Reward!

February 20th - via:
Only 9 Days Left until the campaign ends! We are running a 2nd Sharing Event from Feb 20th to Feb 25th. We are giving away a very rare item, REPLAY 2.5 Sketchbook that never has been distributed in digital format.  You can enter the event by... (Read More)

Fan Art Contest Winners!

February 19th - via:
                  Here are the winners! Thanks to every participant and amazing fan arts!  (Read More)

[Unlocked] Suspect #2: The Royal Guard

February 17th - via:
The second Suspect has revealed! He is the royal guard for the princess in Swedish Royal Family.  The Episode 4 will unlock the next suspect: Mother who appeared in the pilot episode! Let's unveil this mystery one by one!  (Read More)

We are upgrading 'Art Book Reward' to a Hardcover Collector's Edition Book Reward

February 17th - via:
We are upgrading the art book reward!  Four art books will be combined into one book as a hardcover collector's edition signed by Steve Ahn with little doodle next to the autograph.  Tiers that will get this upgraded reward include... Inspector... (Read More)

[HOORAY] Episode 3 is funded!

February 17th - via:
Episode 3 is funded! We're happy to announce that Episode 3 is funded today morning!  We appreciate every one of you who have supported Blossom Detective Holmes!  We still have 3 more episodes to go and 12 days left! Please continue to support us... (Read More)

New Reward Tier: Sergeant

February 16th - via:
Introducing NEW REWARD TIER: Sergeant Many have asked if they can just get the art books only. So we've made the art book bundle that you can collect all the art books in both physical and digital copy. On top of that, we are giving away Blu-Ray... (Read More)

Making of Blossom Detective Holmes Pilot Episode: Color Script

February 15th - via:
 Check out the behind the scene: Color Script done by Shiho Sato (Ponyo, Secret World of Arrietty & Summer Wars)  (Read More)

New Animator Staff - Aya Yoshioka

February 15th - via:
Happy to introduce our new animator, Aya Yoshioka! Aya is a Key Animator that has worked on some of the best feature films and TV shows in Japan that include Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III, Macross Frontier Movie, Mutafukaz, Gundam Reconguista in G... (Read More)

[UPCOMING] Q&A Live Streaming with Director Steve Ahn

February 14th - via:
Q&A Live Streaming Event with Director Steve Ahn February 15th, Thursday, 3 PM - 4 PM (PT) Facebook Live / Twitter Live / Instagram Live   Director Steve Ahn will answer any questions that you have regarding upcoming Blossom Detective Holmes... (Read More)

[UPCOMING] Time to Reveal Our Staff Animators... One by One =)

February 14th - via:
Time to Reveal our secret hidden Polaroid photos with everyone. I'm sure some of you who are really into animation production may have wondered 'So.. you have all the designers and painters, but who's going to animate all these?'  We have... (Read More)

[SHARING EVENT] Unlock Free Reward by Simply Sharing Our Campaign!

February 12th - via:
Let’s start off the week with some exciting news.  We are hosting the sharing event with free reward giveaway for everyone who participates! All you have to do is share our Kickstarter link - on your Twitter or Facebook and... (Read More)

[EVENT] Fan Art Contest! Challenge!

February 12th - via:
 BLOSSOM DETECTIVE HOLMES FAN ART CONTEST That’s right, we are having a fan art contest and we are giving away some awesome prizes and rewards for those who wish to enter. Everyone who enters the contest will receive a digital download of Replay... (Read More)

Upgrade Your Pledge Today To Forensic Artist Tier! This Tier Offer Ends Today!

February 11th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

[Forensic Artist] Drawing Workshop Lecture Videos Offer ends today!

February 11th - via:
    Forensic Artist Reward Tier with Online Drawing Workshop Audit Ver.(Lecture Videos) ends today! Don't miss this great opportunity to have Steve's drawing lectures with discounted price and Special Agent rewards!  What is the Online Drawing... (Read More)

Thank you

February 11th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Introducing The First Suspect Character

February 9th - via:
 As episode 2 is funded, let us introduce you first suspect. It's the princess of Swedish Royal Family! Is she a murderer? We will find out more!   (Read More)

Episode 2 is funded!

February 9th - via:
Episode 2 is funded!   We're happy to announce that Episode 2 is funded today afternoon! We appreciate every one of you who supported us to reach the minimum goal. We feel it's just a beginning now, the miracle can happen again and again. Please... (Read More)

We are 75% funded!

February 7th - via:
Thanks to all the backers for the amazing support! We are almost there to reach the first goal of making Episode 2. The first suspect will be unlocked and revealed soon!  (Read More)

'Blossom Detective Holmes' News, Spoilers: 'Voltron' Director Working on Sherlock Holmes-Inspired Anime, Launches Kickstarter Campaign

February 7th - via:
Anime lovers who want to get their Sherlock Holmes fix would want to check out "Blossom Detective Holmes." A project by "Voltron: Legendary Defender" director and "The Legend of Korra" assistant director Steve Ahn, the thrilling crime mystery mini-series follows the adventures of a young girl skilled in the art of detection named Skylar Holmes and Jamie, who is her Watson in the story. (Read More)

The Pilot Episode Storyboard by Steve Ahn

February 6th - via:
Check out the Storyboard behind the scene.  Director Steve Ahn will do the storyboard for rest of the episodes.  Make sure to grab his storyboard book at the rewards!   (Read More)

From Kotaku, Anime News Network, Catsuka to Inquisitr, read what 14 presses talk about Blossom Detective in the first week.

February 6th - via:
Many online presses have covered or featured our project.  Check out what they have said!  Catsuka  Kotaku... (Read More)

New Special Rewards, 'Forensic Artist' Tier Opens Only For This Week!

February 5th - via:
New Special Reward Tier, 'Forensic Artist' has revealed!  This tier includes a very special reward, Online Drawing Workshop Lecture Videos 2 years subscription beginning from this April 2018 (+Special Agent rewards*).  Forensic Artist Rewards... (Read More)

VOLTRON Director Steve Ahn Launches New Kickstarter Campaign For A New Anime Project

February 5th - via:
Voltron Director Steve Ahn launched a Kickstarter campaign on Thursday for a new animation project titled Blossom Detective Holmes: Selfie With a Strange Intruder. The project will also be Featuring Former Ghibli Artist Shiho Sato. (Read More)

[日本語SUB] Blossom Detective Holmes: 奇妙な侵入者とセルフィー写真 1話

February 4th - via:
 The pilot episode of Blossom Detective Holmes is now in Japanese Subtitle!   (Read More)

New Special Reward Tier will be introduced tomorrow on Monday (2/5)

February 4th - via:
Brand New Special Reward Tier will be introduced tomorrow on Monday! Find a clue from the polaroid image. This special reward offer will be only available for a week. 🕵️‍♀️  (Read More)

[KOR] 꽃탐정홈즈 작품 소개 영상 - 1분 40초

February 4th - via:
Steve explains Blossom Detective Holmes project in Korean for possible animation fan out there who follow this project.  (Read More)

[TEASER] 꽃탐정홈즈 한국어 설명 비디오

February 3rd - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 We've made a Kickstarter video in Korean Version for Korean speaking audiences and those who love K-Pop or K-Drama =D  We will post them... (Read More)

[PHOTO] Screening, Crew Talk & Launch Party in Los Angeles

February 2nd - via:
Thanks to those who have made to the event last night in L.A!  Screening, Crew Talk & Launch Party were absolutely fantastic. Here are some of the hight light moment from the event.  Photographed by Joyce / IG@jborjen    ... (Read More)

Project We Love

February 1st - via:
Thank you to all who have donated so far!  Our very first update is that Kickstarter has awarded us with the ‘Project we Love’ badge. Thanks, Kickstarter! We were able to raise over $15,000 in just one day, which is 25% funded. Let’s keep it... (Read More)

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