According to an announcement made by Production IG, they have just acquired the rights for the popular anime FLCL (otherwise known as Fooly Cooly or フリクリ).  In the release, Production hinted at the possibility of a reboot of the popular 2000 anime.  FLCL, which was originally done by Gainax and directed by Kazuya Tsurumaki¹

FLCL is currently available for streaming on FUNimation. FUNimation describes FLCL as:

Naota is a detached sixth-grader afflicted by the pangs of puberty. He’s fooling around with his brother’s ex-girlfriend when a crazed girl on a motor scooter runs him over, brains him with a bass guitar, and moves into his house. This pink-haired girl, Haruko—who claims she’s an alien—hurls Naota into the middle of a mega-corporation’s secret agenda. Oh, and now giant battling robots shoot from his skull. Mix in mind-bending animation and tunes that echo through your cerebellum to top off the trip that will have you falling hard for FLCL.

If you haven’t checked out the original animation, we have included the trailer below:

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