Cast for the 2014 Donten ni Warau anime was being announced as early as last December, but after the support roles for the project were announced in April, the production has been pretty quiet. New confirmation that the series will be running this fall has been accompanied by a visual, character design preview and the additions of Hiroki Yasumoto and Hiro Shimono to the cast. Get a look after the jump.
Pikachu Outbreak! at Yokohama Minatomirai is a summer vacation event, running in the port city's business district August 9 to 17, and featuring 1000 Pikachus at various landmarks, museums, the Cosmo Clock 21 Ferris wheel and restaurants. Visitors can pick up sunvisors, game cards and other event souvenirs. You can see the Pikachu Swarm arriving in the new ad after the jump.
It's time for some more jealousy-inducing items planned for this summer's Comiket. Perhaps to go with those classic Kirito bedsheets, Kadokawa will be offering Sword Art Online Asuna and Sinon hug pillows. Elsewhere, the Is the Order a Rabbit? goods presented at the Rondo Robe booth have been previewed and they include two sets of series sheets. Get a look after the jump.
On July 23, 2002, American football manga Eyeshield 21 launched in Weekly Shonen Jump. While artist Yusuke Murata has been busy with One-Punch Man and Majin Bone, he's taken the occasion of 21's 12th anniversary to sketch out a special tribute. Get a look after the jump.