Mai Mai Miracle

A project in Glasgow, UK by All the Anime

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Creating an English release for an anime film from the Assistant Director of Kiki's Delivery Service and director of Black Lagoon
Backers: 1903
Average Pledge Per Backer: $56

Funded: $107,153 of $30,000
Dates: Feb 5th -> Mar 7th (30 days)
Project By: All the Anime
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Latest News

We Did It Everyone!

March 7th - via:
Holy moly! Here we are at the end of an emotional 30 days and look what you've all done! You've only just gone and funded an English release of Mai Mai Miracle and then some! We are beyond astounded, overwhelmed and utterly speechless at all the... (Read More)

A Letter to Japanese Fans and Would Be Backers

March 6th - via:
With the final hours of the Kickstarter campaign drawing in, we felt it behooved us to write a post dedicated to Japanese fans of Mai Mai Miracle and Sunao Katabuchi's work who really wanted to back this project. I've included an English translation... (Read More)

The End is Very Nearly Nigh: An Update!

March 5th - via:
We are now officially in the 'hours' countdown of this Kickstarter for Mai Mai Miracle! Holy what? When did that happen? I know I've said this an insane amount of times but I think it bears repeating, thank you all so much for backing this project... (Read More)

More News: Now Even Newsier!

March 2nd - via:
We're in the final stretch everyone! Wow, this month has gone by so quickly - it's been absolutely mental in the best possible way. Thank you all for your generosity and on going support of our Kickstarter for this brilliant film - we, and I have to... (Read More)

Brand New Update! We've Got News

February 27th - via:
As we enter the last week of our Kickstarter for Mai Mai Miracle, we know there are a lot of questions about a third possible stretch goal. We know you want to know: just what is going on? Long story short? We're gunning for the soundtrack -... (Read More)

Additional Rewards For The $250 Tier & An Update!

February 25th - via:
We've got some exciting news for backers of the $250 tier - we're adding extra rewards! For those backing the $250 reward level you will get: Collector's Edition DVD + BD Art Book Exclusive Cinema Quad - using box art and exclusive to the... (Read More)

Mai Mai Miracle Director Sunao Katabuchi AMA on Reddit!

February 24th - via:
While we continue to beaver away on securing extras and other things of that nature, I'm very excited to announce that Sunao Katabuchi will be answering YOUR questions in an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit on Thursday, 27th February at 6pm EST,... (Read More)


February 20th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)


February 20th - via:
Wow! Thank you everyone for hitting the second stretch goal of $75,000 for the theatrical pamphlet! We know there's a lot of chat and questions about what's coming up next, so we'll answer as best and as clearly as we possibly can below. If I miss... (Read More)


February 18th - via:
While we're waiting to hear back from the all mighty licensors about our next stretch goal options - we thought we'd sit down and discuss what the future holds for Mai Mai Miracle after Kickstarter is over and some other points! 1. WHAT HAPPENS... (Read More)

The Artwork of Mai Mai Miracle - Chapter 2

February 18th - via:
Last week, we began publishing a series of blog posts from the team behind Mai Mai Miracle, first published in 2009 by Anime Style Japan. This is the first time these posts have been translated into English, giving backers a great and unique insight... (Read More)

The Artwork of Mai Mai Miracle

February 13th - via:
As we continue our work chasing extras and waiting to bring you some more news, we've got some pretty cool translated blog posts brought to you by Anime Style - published at the time Mai Mai Miracle came out in Japan (2009).  This series of posts... (Read More)


February 11th - via:
Not a day goes past where my phone isn't vibrating as much as me by the end of the day after my Nth coffee*Onwards with updates! STRETCH GOAL #2: $75,000The image gives it all away - but it was a pretty tight race (60% #2, 40% for #1)!  Fear not... (Read More)


February 10th - via:
That’s me back from Berlin Film Festival - it was actually warmer than usual and pretty busy! The bulk of this update is about our stretch goals as we need a bit of audience participation! We'll talk our next backer goal shortly too - but now a... (Read More)

A Special Thank You from Sunao Katabuchi to All the Backers!

February 7th - via:
This campaign has been going gangbusters thanks to each and every one of you! We are beyond thrilled and very excited that we are looking to hit our first stretch goal of $60,000 for an English dub! We'll be announcing a new stretch goal very, very... (Read More)

Artbook Details, Information and Thanks!

February 7th - via:
We have had a number of questions about the Mai Mai Miracle Kickstarter Artbook so we thought we'd do an update answering your questions.  The biggest question about the artbook seems to be: what is the quality going to be like? Is it worth backing... (Read More)

STRETCH GOAL #1 - English Dub

February 6th - via:
Again a big thank you to everyone who helped us over the target - you helped us break that in a mere 18 hours - wow! We'll update folks more as we get closer to the $60k mark of course but our first stretch goal, to quote Kevin Bacon in the EE cinema... (Read More)

Wow! Over $29,000 already! And Kickstarter Project of the Day!

February 6th - via:
Wow - we’re only just under a day in and already almost over the initial goal - you folks are seriously amazing! It’s not just us but also Katabuchi-san himself who are really enthused to see your reactions! Covering a few points we’ve seen... (Read More)

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