「Gundam AGEII Magnum SV ver.」 piloted by Kujo Kyoya in 『Gundam Build Divers』 gets a gunpla kit with a scale of 1/144(HG). Currently available for pre-order on Premium Bandai.
In the episode 5 of the TV anime “Remake Our Life!” (broadcast on July 31), the main character Kogure Nanako sung “God knows…”, the insert song for “The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi”. As the commemoration, the collaboration visual with the anime “The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi” has been released. “Remake Our Life!” is based on the novel published from MF Bunko. The protagonist Hashiba Kyouya, who works for the game company, travels over time to 10 years ago and redo his life by entering art college, the route that he did not take in his life. In episode 5 “Reveal your heart” (broadcast on July 31), Kogure Nanako sung “God knows…”, the insert song of “The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi”. The collaboration illustration was released this time. It depicts the main character Shino Aki dressed up as Suzumiya Harumi on the front page of “Suzumiya Haruhi” series 6th edition, “The Wavering of Suzumiya Haruhi”. She sticks out her lip in a loving way. The present campaign for this visual poster is currently held on Twitter. Those interested are required to follow the official Twitter accounts of “Remake Our Life!” and “The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi” and retweet the campaign tweet. The poster will be given to 5 applicants by lottery. The number of posters will increase by 5 per 500 retweets. Ten posters will be available with 1000 retweets, and 15 posters will be ready with 1500 retweets. Only applicants in Japan are allowed. The campaign is held until August 7, 2021. © Kio Nachi, KADOKAWA/Remake Our Life! Production Committee © Nagaru Tanigawa, Noizi Ito/KADOKAWA
The collaboration of the anime “Sound! Euphonium” and Kyoto Tower Hotel has been decided. The first anime collaboration room in Kyoto Tower Hotel is called “Sound! Kitauji High School Brass Band Club” will be open for one room per day only from August 1, 2021. The anime was produced based on Takeda Ayano’s novel “Sound! Euphonium” and the direction under Kyoto Animation and the story takes places around Uji, Kyoto. There was Kyoto Tower in one scene of the TV anime. The collaboration room is the concept room designed under the theme, “the activity record of Kitauji High School Brass Band Club” at their hometown. On the wall art, the new illustrations of the characters (Oumae Kumiko, Katou Hazuki, Kawashima Saphire, Kousaka Reina, and Tsukamoto Shuuichi), the important scenes chosen from season 1 to the latest series, and the handwritten messages from the successive club captains and the protagonist Oumae Kumiko are displayed. Moreover, the competition trophy (TV series season 1: Kansai Competition), the competition certificate (TV series season 1: Osaka Competition/National Competition), and the musical score hiding machine, score board, and school mark have been recreated. The visitor can feel Kitauji High School Brass Band Club closer than ever before. Furthermore, the Blu-ray disks for TV series and the movie of “Sound! Euphonium” are standing by with the projector, and the guest can watch the episode quietly in the room. The clear file with the original key visual design will be given for first 300 visitors, and this is another reason why you should stay at the room. Also from September, as the commemoration for the collaboration room, the goods that use the collaboration room’s original design will be sold at Kyoto Tower exhibition room. Detailed information on collaboration room plan prices and reservation method is on the official website. © Takeda Ayano, Takarajimasha/”Sound!” Production Committee
“Puella Magi Madoka Magica” teams up with eyeglasses brand “Zoff” to deliver a new collaborative eyewear line. The character-inspired glasses are themed after Madoka and her comrades, and also come with cleaning cloths with illustrations of Kyubey and the witches. Pre-orders are currently available at the “Zoff Official Online Store”. Celebrating the TV Anime’s 10th anniversary, the collaborative eyeglasses “Zoff X Paella Magi Madoka Magica”, feature different designs based on each of the magical girls’ personalities and colors. The lineup contains 5 models: “Kaname Madoka”, “Akemi Homura”, “Tomoe Mami”, “Miki Sayaka”, and “Sakura Kyoko”. “Kaname Madoka” has a pink-colored frame, designed after her soul gem. Her weapon (bow) is engraved on the frame's sides. The “Akemi Homura” model comes in black, symbolizing her cool personality. It has miniatures of her weapon (shield) on the sides of the frames. The “Tomoe Mami” model is a Boston-type pair, which embodies her gentle older sister-like nature. Metal parts of her weapon (musket gun) are found on the sides of the frame. The “Miki Sayaka” model personifies her brave and cheerful disposition, and is colored in blue. Sayaka’s weapon (sword) decorates the frame while connecting the rim to the sides of the glasses. The “Sakura Kyoko” model features a square frame representing her strong and fiery temper. Shaped in metal parts on the sides, Kyoko’s weapon (spear) is the highlight of this model. The original cases that come with each pair feature an exclusive original illustration, also including a wiping cloth & acrylic stand. Four extra wiping cloths with illustrations of Kyubey and the witches are also available. “Zoff X Puella Magi Madoka Magica” eyeglasses are sold for 11,100 JPY each (tax included), whereas the extra wiping cloths are 500 JPY per individual cloth (tax included). Pre-orders are available exclusively at the Zoff Official Online Store for a limited period, from July 28 to August 22, 2021. The glasses are expected to ship around February 2022. (C) Magica Quartet / Aniplex - Madoka Partners - MBS
The 2nd collaboration collection between "Tokyo Revengers" and "R4G" has been released. The lineup includes a coach jacket, sweatshirt, and sweatpants. Pre-orders are currently available on the official "Baroque Japan Limited" EC website. For "Tokyo Revengers x R4G" 2, a newly drawn illustration of Hanagaki Takemichi, Mikey (Sano Manjiro), and Doraken (Ryuuguuji Ken) has been released. The reversible coach jacket has a logo design of "REVENGERS" and "TOKYO" in college style on the one side and "東京卍會", "暴走卍愚連隊", and "天上天下唯我独尊" designed in pixel style on the other side. The sweatshirt and sweatpants feature the original logo. The models wearing the items in the images are Mihara Ui, who has over 1.1 million followers on TikTok, and Ichinose Ryuu, who is well known for playing Sugawara Koushi in the Hyper Projection stageplay "Haikyuu!". Also, the pre-orders for the items from the 1st collection have been extended. Don't miss this opportunity to check them out. The items of the "Tokyo Revengers x R4G" Collab Collection 2 are priced at 14,300 JPY (tax included) for the coach jacket, 8,250 JPY (tax included) for the sweatshirt, and 8,800 JPY (tax included) for the sweatpants. Pre-orders are available on the official "Baroque Japan Limited" EC website until September 12, 2021. (C) Wakui Ken, Kodansha / Anime "Tokyo Revengers" Production Committee
On August 2, 2021, the Comic Market Preparation Committee announced that "Comic Market 99" will be held at the East, West and South Exhibition Halls of Tokyo Big Sight from December 30 to 31, 2021. "Comic Market (a.k.a. Comiket) will be held at the East, West and South Exhibition Halls of Tokyo Big Sight from December 30 to 31, 2021. Comiket 98, which was scheduled to be held during Golden Week 2020, was cancelled, and Comiket 99, which was scheduled for December, was postponed until May 2021. After that, it was announced that Comiket 99 would be postponed for the second time in May. On August 2, the Comiket Preparatory Committee announced on its official website that the new date for "Comiket 99" would be December 30-31, and added, "Although there are still many uncertainties and the pandemic is still ongoing, considering the time required for various preparations such as circle applications and placement, we thought it would be best to announce that we are on the move now to prepare for holding of Comic Market 99 in the winter of 2021 (hereinafter referred to as "New C99"). They also mentioned, "We have been considering whether or not to hold the new C99 while watching how widely effective the vaccination is, but the timing of the announcement of the C99 has become such because the infectious disease spread rapidly at a time when we were able to confirm the effects of the vaccine. We are making this announcement based on the understanding that the social situation is expected to improve in the next few months," and also they added, "However, as I mentioned in the previous announcement of C99, if the social situation does not improve due to vaccinations and other factors, we cannot deny the possibility of further postponements. However, considering the situation in the world of doujinshi as a whole, we are aiming to hold the event. If we don't get to move on, we will never be able to hold an ‘event’ called the Comic Market." "Comic Market 99" will be held at the East, West and South Exhibition Halls of Tokyo Big Sight from December 30 to 31, 2021. For more information, including circle applications and precautions against COVID-19 infection, please visit the official website. (Tokyo Big Sight photos) Japan, Honshu, Tokyo, Tokyo Waterfront City, Odaiba, Tokyo Big Sight Convention Center Building, 30076412. (Photo by: Dukas/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
Comic Market Preparation Committee has announced that "Comic Market 99" will be held from December 30 to 31, at East, West, and South Exhibition Halls of Tokyo Big Sight, on August 2, 2021. Due to this announcement, "Comiket Opening" has become a trend on Twitter. "Comic Market (also known as Comiket)" has its "Comiket 98", which was planned on the Golden Week of 2020, canceled, and "Comiket 99", which was planned in December, got delayed to May 2021. After that, it was announced that the May "Comiket 99" was delayed for the second time. On the official website of "Comiket", the preparation committee has commented "There are still various unknown factors remaining and with the high number of infection cases recently, but we have decided to announced that the Comic Market 99 of winter 2021 (hereafter known as 'New99') will be held as there are various preparation periods, such as the circle application period and set-up" together with the new schedule of "Comiket 99". After seeing this announcement, it has received huge feedback as "Comiket Opening" has become a trend on Twitter. Some of the comments from the fans are "So Comiket has been decided. I am quite happy on this", "Comiket has been decided!! I have to finish with the vaccination before that!", "So, Comiket will be held at this year. It has been 2 years... I think there is a limitation on the normal participation and since we are still unsure whether we can return to our hometown or not, so I want to support it", and "Comiket at the end of the year! We are unsure what would happen before that, but it has given me a sufficient meaning of living if I am able to enjoy "that daily life" again." "Comic Market 99" will be held from December 30 to 31, at East, West, and South Exhibition Halls of Tokyo Big Sight. Further information is available on the official website. （Tokyo Big Sight's Photos）Japan, Honshu, Tokyo, Tokyo Waterfront City, Odaiba, Tokyo Big Sight Convention Center Building, 30076412. (Photo by: Dukas/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
The teaser PV and key visual of the TV anime "Restaurant to Another World 2" have been released. It was also announced that the broadcast will start in October 2021, on TV Tokyo, TV Osaka, and AT-X. "Restaurant to Another World" is based on the fantasy another world "Meshi Tero (Lit. Food Terrorism)" light novel written by Inuzuka Junpei and illustrated by Enami Katsumi. The story takes place in the "Western Restaurant Nekoya" that creates a doorway that connects to various another worlds during the "Special Business" on every Saturday, even though it seems an ordinary restaurant that can be found anywhere in Japan at first glance, and it depicts the once-in-a-lifetime encounter between the "resident of the another world" and the meals. Season 1 was broadcast in 2017. Tenshu(master) of "Western Restaurant Nekoya" along with Aletta and Kuro working at "Western Restaurant Nekoya" can be seen in both the key visual and teaser PV. This will surely hype up the expectation toward the broadcast. "Restaurant to Another World 2" will start broadcasting in October 2021, on TV Tokyo, TV Osaka, and AT-X. Also, prior to the broadcast, the advance screening event with stage greeting featuring Suwabe Junichi (voice of Tenshu), Uesaka Sumire (voice of Aletta), and Onishi Saori (voice of Kuro), will be held on September 11, at 109 Cinemas Futakotomagawa. Detailed information can be found on the designated website. (C)Inuzuka Junpei, Shufunotomo Infos/ "Restaurant to Another World 2" Production Committee
The first official exhibition of the anime "ARIA" series, called "ARIA The MEMORIA ~Neo-Venezia International Movie Fest~" will be held from August 26 to September 12, 2021, at Marui City, Yokohama. The original illustration, mini characters illustration, and a portion of the goods with the concept of "Looking back on the series at Neo-Venezia International Movie Fest" have been released for the first time. The anime "ARIA" series based on the futuristic soothing work by Amano Kozue. The TV anime season 1 "ARIA The ANIMATION" was broadcast in 2005, TV anime season 2 "ARIA The NATURAL" was broadcast in 2006, the OVA "ARIA The OVA ~ARIETTA~" was broadcast in 2007, the TV anime season 3 "ARIA The ORIGINATION" was broadcast in 2008, the original new animation "ARIA The AVVENIRE" was broadcast in 2015 while the original new movie "ARIA The CREPUSCOLO" was released in spring 2021 as a commemoration on the 15th broadcast year of the TV anime. Also, the 15th broadcast commemoration work and the final chapter of "Blue Curtain Call", called "ARIA The CREPUSCOLO" will be released in winter 2021. The exhibition "ARIA The MEMORIA ~Neo-Venezia International Movie Fest~" will be displaying various precious items, such as the original art of the historical anime series, the planning information on the anime production by director Satou Junichi, and anime scripts. There are also miniature models of ARIA Company, new original goods, and entry novelty, so you shouldn't miss out on this event as an "ARIA" fan. "ARIA The MEMORIA ~Neo-Venezia International Movie Fest~" will be held from August 26 to September 12, 2021, at Marui City, Yokohama. A pop-up shop is scheduled to be held in Kobe Marui and Hakata Marui sequentially. (C) 2021 Amano Kozue/ Mag Garden, ARIA Company
From "Tokyo Revengers" comes Hanagaki Takemichi, Sano Manjirou, and others as 15cm-tall plushies that can stand on their own. Pre-orders are currently available on "Chara-Ani.com". The lineup for "Tokyo Revengers CharaColle Standoll" includes, Hanagaki Takemichi, Sano Manjirou, Ryuuguuji Ken, Baji Keisuke, and Matsuno Chifuyu. The plushies have beads in their feet, which let them stand on their own, letting you take photos in various situations. The 15cm-size is great for carrying around, and you can even put them on your bag with the ball chain that comes with the plushies. For those who buy the "CharaColle Standoll" at "Chara-Ani.com", an "SNS-like Acrylic Stand Key Chain" (chosen randomly), which helps you take a social media-like photo, will be included. "Tokyo Revengers CharaColle Standoll" is priced at 2,860 JPY each (tax included). Pre-orders are currently available on "Chara-Ani.com" and nationwide hobby shops. They are scheduled to be in stores from November 2021. ■"Tokyo Revengers CharaColle Standoll" Lineup: 5 Characters (Hanagaki Takemichi / Sano Manjirou / Ryuuguuji Ken / Baji Keisuke / Matsuno Chifuyu) Product Size: Roughly 150mm Price: 2,860 JPY (tax included) Release Date: Scheduled for November 2021 (C) Wakui Ken, Kodansha / Anime "Tokyo Revengers" Production Committee
From the TV anime "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" come the 1/1 scale of Agatsuma Zenitsu's Nichirin Blade has been announced. Pre-orders are available on Premium Bandai from 6:00 PM, on August 3, 2021. The product has a length of approximately 880mm and it is the first official three-dimensional of Agatsuma Zenitsu's Nichirin Blade under the brand "PROPLICA" that fussed on creating the "reality" of the product for adults to make-believe. The molding and coloring, such as the quality of the heavy metal and the pattern thunder on the blade, was created delicately to recreate the image from the work. It also comes with a specialized pedestal to display the blade and the sheath. The blade and sheath have a magnet sensor for the "Drawing Sword Gimmick" that can you enjoy while performing the "Thunderclap and Flash" along with the recorded sound. For the recorded sounds, it has a total of 60 types, such as the famous lines, Thunder Breathing, and the soundeffect of Zenitsu and the BGMs that can be played together with the lines. As it also comes with the conversation between Zenitsu's master and "Chuntarou", it allows you to recreate various scenes from the work. "PROPLICA Nichirin Blade (Agatsuma Zenitsu)" is priced at 13,200 JPY (tax included). Pre-orders will be available from 6:00 PM, on August 3, and the delivery is scheduled for December 2021. ■Product Details -Product Name: PROPLICA Nichirin Blade (Agatsuma Zenitsu) -Price: 13,200 JPY (tax included) (Delivery and Handling Fees excluded) -Applicable Age: Age 15 and above -Contents: ・Blade ・Specialize Sheath ・ Specialize Pedestal ・ PROPLICA Nichirin Blade (Agatsuma Zenitsu) Instruction Book -Product Size: Overall Length of Approximately 880 mm -Material: ABS -Sales Route: "Tamashi Web Store" in Bandai Namco Group Official Online Website "Premium Bandai" -Pre-orders Period: From 6:00 PM, on August 3, 2021 (Tuesday) -Delivery Period: December 2021 (Scheduled) -Seller: Bandai Spirits Co., Ltd. ▼ Recorded Sound
From "Mobile Suit Gundam SEED ECLIPSE" comes the "Maneuver Striker Pack", the additional equipment for the main Mobile Suit Eclipse Gundam. Pre-orders are currently available on "Premium Bandai". "MG 1/100 Maneuver Striker Pack for Eclipse Gundam" is a Striker Pack kit for "MG 1/100 Eclipse Gundam" (scheduled to be released in 2021). In addition to the flexible movement of each arm, it can be transformed into the Mobile Armor mode and the fighter jet mode. "MG 1/100 Maneuver Striker Pack for Eclipse Gundam" is priced at 3,300 JPY (tax included). Pre-orders are currently available on "Premium Bandai", and shipping is scheduled for February 2022. (C) Sotsu, Sunrise
Authentic aloha shirts inspired by "Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway's Flash" and "Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack" are available at STRICT-G shops from July 31, 2021. Pre-orders are also available on Premium Bandai. The aloha shirt brand "PAIKAJI" from Okinawa uses dress shirt technology to sew their aloha shirts from original fabrics of unique color and design, which are all produced in Okinawa. They are popular for their exotic and open-hearted print designs and finely sewn Japan-made products. "Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway's Flash" and "Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack" aloha shirts VS. Palm leaf pattern each feature a tropical design with boldly scattered palm leaves, and the Mobile Suits and emblems of opposing organizations on each side of the shirt. The subtle colors give the shirts an oriental vibe. The shirts are made of butcher, a thick linen-like fabric that has irregularly crossed bumps on the surface making them highly breathable. They are woven and processed in Japan with reliable quality. The patterns match perfectly when the shirt is closed and the pattern on the chest pocket also is perfectly in line, which requires great skill, making the shirts delicate and high-quality. (C) Sotsu, Sunrise
From "Oreimo", watches, bags, and wallets featuring Kirino and Kuroneko have been released. Pre-orders are available at 'SuperGroupies'. These products have been produced in collaboration with "Oreimo", which marked the 10th year of the anime broadcast in 2020. The lineup has a total of 6 varieties, which are watches, bags, and wallets featuring Kirino and Kuroneko. Kirino and Kuroneko's own styles are well-recreated in the products. They are available only for built-to-order, so please do not miss the chance. 'Kosaka Kirino Model Watch' is perfect for any occasion, and it recreates the style of Kirino, who handles study and modeling jobs with flexibility. On the watch face, a silhouette of star and green octopus inspired by Meruru is etched. The index of 1 and 2 o'clock represents a hairpin, and the triangle index of 3 and 9 o'clock represents double teeth. On the back cover, the letters of '人生相談 (lit. life counseling)', which brings a change of relationship with her brother, and "Comet-kun" are designed. 'Kuroneko Model Shoulder Bag' is a black shoulder bag inspired by a Kuroneko's purse. On the front surface, the purse's same motif is recreated with a plate. The edge of the flap has the color of rose on the costume of 'Queen of Nightmare', and a rose embossed appeared when it is opened. The inside has a Gothic-styled cat's tail, cat's ear, rose, and mask of 'Maschera'. '"Oreimo" Collaboration Watch, Bag, Wallet (6 Varieties)' includes 'Watch' 18,800 JPY (tax excluded), 'Kosaka Kirino Model Backpack' 14,800 JPY (tax excluded), 'Kuroneko Model Shoulder Bag' 13,800 JPY (tax excluded), and 'Wallet' 10,800 JPY (tax excluded). Pre-orders are available on 'SuperGroupies' from March 8 to March 29. Delivery of 'Watch' is scheduled for the end of August 2021, and that of 'Bag' and 'Wallet' is scheduled for the mid of July 2021. (C)Fushimi Tsukasa / ASCII Media Works / OIP2
TV anime "Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai" is to be re-released as a 1/5 scale figure of "Kuroneko (Gogou Ruri) Bunny ver." is now available for pre-order on the official online shop. Figure brand PULCHRA's figure "'Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai' black cat Bunny ver." " has been resized and re-released. This time it is a 1/5 scale and the size and the quality have been improved. It now looks even more spectacular than before. The gesture of stroking her beautiful black hair is expressed in a sexy way, and the purple costume also doubles the charm of the item. The price is 18,000 JPY (excluding tax). Pre-orders are available until December 1. The release date will be at the end of December. (C) Tsukasa Fushimi / ASCII Media Works / OIP2
The figure of Aragaki Ayase from "My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute" in a blue bunny costume has been resized and reappeared. Pre-orders are available at "B'full official online shop". This product is a 1/5 scale figure of resized "Aragaki Ayase" Bunny ver., which will be newly released from the figure brand "PULCHRA". This product has so much to see with improved quality and scale to express Ayase in a costume in a cute way. "My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute 'Aragaki Ayase' Bunny ver. 1/5 Scale Painted Complete Figure Resized Version" is priced for 18,000 JPY (tax excluded). Pre-orders are available at "B'full official online shop", and sales will start at the end of Jul. 2020. (C) Fushimi Tsukasa / ASCII Mediaworks / OIP2
The figure of Kousaka Kirino from "My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute" in a red bunny costume has been resized and reappeared. Pre-orders are available at "B'full official online shop". This product is a 1/5 scale figure that is resized version of Kousaka Kirino in a bunny costume released from "PULCHRA". The glossy bunny costume and the cute face expression make it an absolutely outstanding product with an improved quality and scale, so make sure to keep it handy and enjoy. The "My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute" Kousaka Kirino "Bunny ver. 1/5 Scale Painted Complete Figure Resized Version" is priced for 18,000 JPY (tax excluded). Pre-orders are available at "B'full official online shop" until Jun. 23, 2020, and sales will start at the end of Jul. 2020. (C) Fushimi Tsukasa / ASCII Mediaworks / OIP2
The 2nd PV for TV anime Ahiru no Sora has been released and features the passionate plays of a freakishly tall basketball club member. Broadcasting information was released at the same time. The series will be aired on TV Tokyo’s channel 6 starting on October 2nd.
「Gundam AGEII Magnum SV ver.」 piloted by Kujo Kyoya in 『Gundam Build Divers』 gets a gunpla kit with a scale of 1/144(HG). Currently available for pre-order on Premium Bandai.
「BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!」 and its 4th tie-up with Lawson as of September the 3rd, has been revealed. The campaign is to give out a limited quantity of originals goods which will be sold on a first-come-first-serve basis
From TV anime "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind" comes blazers and pants (slacks) which can be worn together as business suits inspired by Giorno Giovanna and Bruno Bucciarati. Pre-orders are available at "Premium Bandai" until Dec. 26, 2019.
The Anime adaptation of the silly cute FemBL "Fucked by My Best Friend" released a promo video with two versions. Shion and Rui are an amazing pick-up artist team with a success rate of 100. But one day, Shion was drugged by a mysterious lady, and a few hours later, he wakes up to find himself transformed into a woman's body. Rui, who comes to check on Shion, see's him in a woman's body and his male switch turns on. He hits on her(him) without knowing it's Shion, and... Two promo videos, each narrated by Chihaya Rui (voice: Furukawa Makoto) and Chihara Shion (voice: Yamamoto Kazuomi) have been released. Let's enjoy a bit of Rui's hot voice, Shion's Male and Female voice. It was also announced that the anime will be broadcast on BS11, so we can watch "Fucked by My Best Friend" anime all over Japan. The on-air version short anime of "Fucked by My Best Friend" is scheduled to be broadcast on Tokyo MX and BS11 on April 4, 2021. The premium version, which depicts the "graphic" scenes, will also be streamed from the same day. "Fucked by My Best Friend" Anime Broadcast/Streaming Information
Movie “Kimetsu no Yaiba : Demon Slayer” Infinity Train arc decided to be released on 2020. The new teaser and visual has been released on the 2nd info.