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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Beloved Nitroplus mascot Super Sonico has dressed up in Racing Miku 2016’s outfit for a stunning new 1/6 scale figure from Max Factory! The booty shorts, bandeau top, and glossy gloves and tights of Racing Miku 2016 suit the pink-haired beauty perfectly. Thanks to her undeniably voluptuous body, the costume
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Shujin Academy student Okumura Haru has received a visual for the upcoming anime adaptation of Persona 5! Fans impatient for anime’s premiere date of Apr. 7 can check out the series’ official support app Persona O.A. on iOS and Android, which supplies information in addition to a game and special
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Ever wondered what the deal is with those leather backpacks worn by just about every elementary school student in Japan? Called “randoseru” in Japanese, they also appear in anime all the time and are an extremely recognizable image in Japanese culture. With Mar. 21 having marked Japan’s “Randoseru Day”, naturally
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Pringles has released a promotional video featuring Japanese breakbeat duo Hifana facing off with an unconventional weapon of sound – the potato chips themselves! Hifana’s two members KEIZOmachine! (Keizo Fukuda) and Juicy (Jun Miyata) came together with Pringles for this epic collaborative video in which they sample Pringles sounds. KEIZOmachine!
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Made in Abyss’ rabbit-like guide Nanachi has arrived as a beautifully crafted figure from Chara-Ani! Sculpted by mamo, the 1/6 scale figure features Nanachi floating above a crescent-shaped woodland scene. The fantastically detailed figure fully recreates all the tiny details of Nanachi’s design including the fluffy ears, whiskers, and paw
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Renowned watch brand SEIKO is teaming up with popular smartphone game Fate/Grand Order for a Mash Kyrielight wristwatch set for preorder from Mar. 24. The Mash Kyrielight model is the second in a series of watches themed around the Fate/Grand Order Servants, the first based on Artoria Pendragon. (C)TYPE-MOON /
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The very first trailer has been released for anthology film Shikioriori from CoMix Wave Films, the studio behind the Shinkai Makoto hits like Kimi no Na wa. and 5 Centimeters per Second. The movie will feature three separate stories set in three different Chinese cities in which the protagonists will
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Thanks to Kotobukiya, young shogi prodigy Hinatsuru Ai of The Ryuo’s Work is Never Done! is making another appearance as an adorable figure! This 1/7 scale figure showcases the nine-year-old Ai in a dynamic scene reflecting her cheerful personality and passion for shogi. The board is halfway overturned, her fan
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The two sequels to popular OVA series FLCL, titled Progressive and Alternative, will premiere in both the United States and Japan this year! In the US, FLCL Progressive will premiere on Jun. 2 and FLCL Alternative sometime in September on Adult Swim. Meanwhile, fans in Japan will be able to
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Spring is all about new things, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get pumped about old favorites, too! This season is loaded with long-anticipated new seasons of established titles, meaning that it’s time to get prepared and catch up, or simply have another few watches through your favorite anime. Ready
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A convenient daily desk calendar starring Attack on Titan’s Commander Erwin Smith is now up for preorder at TOM Projects! Erwin’s calendar is the third installment in the Attack on Titan Flip Calendar series born of the Attack on Your Wallet Corps, a collaborative product development project between Tokyo Otaku
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The epic ARTFX J figure of Kaneki Ken from Tokyo Ghoul is to be released in a repainted version, with his kagune also changed a little from the previous design. Throughout the series, Kaneki tries to accept himself as a Ghoul, and that darker side of his character has been
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Tezuka Osamu’s unfinished fantasy manga Dororo will be getting a brand new anime adaptation. Animation studio MAPPA, known for high profile projects such as Yuri!!! on Ice and In this Corner of the World, will team up with Tezuka Productions to bring Dororo into the anime world once again. Twin
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Kouno Fumiyo’s historical manga In This Corner of the World will be getting a live action TV drama adaptation to be broadcast this summer. The announcement was made in this month’s Manga Action published on March 20. Set in Hiroshima before, during, and after the Second World War, Kono’s manga
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Haruna Luna made her debut in May 2012 with the Fate/Zero 2nd season ED theme,“Sora wa Takaku Kaze wa Utau.” In the five years since her debut she’s sung theme songs for many popular anime, but in 2017 she challenged herself for the first time as a voice actress in
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Preorders are now open for a Nendoroid of Hinatsuru Ai, the energetic and intelligent shogi prodigy from Shiratori Shirow’s comedy The Ryou’s Work is Never Done! The chibi style of this figure is the perfect match to Ai’s appearance and personality, which is already ultra adorable. Just like in the
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The world’s first virtual YouTuber Kizuna AI will be taking on her first official anime voice acting role in magical girl horror anime Magical Girl Site! Interestingly enough, since the voice actress behind the famous Kizuna Ai is still anonymous, her role as site manager Hachi will be credited to
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Acclaimed anime OVA FLCL, which is to return in 2018 with two new movies, has released a new visual by character designer Sadamoto Yoshiyuki. FLCL 2 and FLCL 3 will continue from the original OVA as part of a new project by Gainax, renowned for producing Neon Genesis Evangelion. Tsurumaki
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sunrise has announced that the new Tiger & Bunny anime project is a spin-off titled Double Decker! Doug & Kirill, to be broadcast sometime in 2018. Directed by Furuta Takeshi ( Seven Deadly Sins: Revival of The Commandments ), the series will revolve around two detectives, Doug Billingham and Kirill
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card is loaded with all sorts of beautiful casual and dressy looks, and SuperGroupies is opening preorders for items that will bring that style to your own wardrobe! There are two themes: Pink Blooming, which uses pink and red for 7 elegant items, and Clear Blooming, which
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Virtual YouTuber Kizuna AI is stepping into the real world with an adorable Nendoroid from Good Smile Company! Every effort has been made to fully recreate her unique appearance including the overside ribbon in her hair and her pink highlights. She also comes with four interchangeable faces to recreate all
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); If there’s one thing that otaku enjoy, it’s coming across a character in a series that has the same hobbies and interests they do! As meta as it seems, it’s not unusual for anime to have characters that, incidentally, love anime themselves. But with so many choices, that begs the
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Fate/Grand Order will be taking part in hokusai & TOKYO Colorful Waterside Edo Festival on Mar. 17 with a series of water projection displays featuring characters from the popular smartphone game. (C)TYPE-MOON / FGO PROJECT As part of the event, a huge water projection screen measuring 40m x 20m will
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Later this year, Dragon Ball Super will receive its very own movie, which will mark the 20th film in Toriyama Akira’s Dragon Ball series! The film, which will premiere in Japan on Dec. 24, 2018, has been temporarily named Dragon Ball Super. Aside from the new teaser visual showcasing a
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Good Smile Company has revealed a gorgeous figurine of Antarcticite, a winter-bound Gem from Ichikawa Haruko’s Land of the Lustrous! Sculpted by Sayoko Kamiture, this high quality figure is non-scale with a height of approximately 170 mm. Originally sold as a garage kit at Summer Wonder Festival 2016, Antarcticite strikes
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A third OVA adaptation for Mikiro Gakumo’s light novel series Strike the Blood has been announced! The series was first adapted into anime in 2014, and has since then received two OVAs in addition to its 24 TV anime episodes. A part of the fantasy action genre, Strike the Blood
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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The cool big brother or cute little sister are two standard and well-loved character types in anime, especially with the popularity of titles like Oreimo and A Sister’s All You Need. Unfortunately, for all the different kinds of siblings that appear in anime, the younger brother seems to get left
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