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SHIROBAKO is an original anime series by P.A.WORKS and Cooking Mama Limited directed by Tsutomu Mizushima, aired in October 2014. The teaser tagline translated as "The 'Present and Future' of anime industry is here."
A manga adaptation written by Kenji Sugihara and illustrated by Mizutama started serialization in Dengeki Daioh's November 2014 issue, published on September 27.
The story follows a group of five girls and best friends, Aoi Miyamori, Ema Yasuhara, Shizuka Sakaki, Misa Tōdō, and Midori Imai, who all go into the anime industry after their experiences in the animation club of their high school. It primarily depicts the daily troubles and hardships the five experience in their respective jobs, as well as their efforts to overcome them.
- http://shirobako-anime.com/ - Official site