“The theme was about a young animator who joins the industry looking up to a -sorry for the term- lowbrow late-night magical girl anime. So he’s mocked by people around him.”
-Yoh Yoshinari on Little Witch Academia, interview with Animestyle (2013)
Let’s talk fanservice.
Professor Ursula carries with her many lessons from when she was Shiny Chariot. A few of the more important ones are how to draw a crowd, and how keep their attention.
After all, advertising is it’s own kind of magic.