Speaking during the much anticipated 3DS Conference during the Tokyo Game Show. Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata has confirmed a companion 3D anime project to tie into the forthcoming Kid Icarus Uprising video game now slated for Spring 2012 in Japan. The project will be produced by Production I.G. Studio 4C and SHAFT, with distribution exclusively via the Nintendo Video service built into the 3DS. The 3 minute shorts will be distributed worldwide in the first quarter of next year.