For a bit of a late night treat, we're trying something new, along the lines of Fan Art Friday, but not so strictly defined. Here, we're collecting fresh images and clips from around the net that are worth at least a quick glance. It's the Crunchyroll News equivalent of a late night clip show.
via @evageeks - cover for the freebie Eva promo magazine IMA-EVA
the latter is new art from Trigger, the studio co-founded by Hiroyuki Imaishi after the post-Panty and Stocking Gainax exodus. The former was their initial online welcome illustration - via
Aim for the A Block - a manga with a name playing on famous tennis title Aim for the Ace, about a woman who becomes an ero-doujin artist to pay off her debts. It's in Hobby Japan, so think Queen's Blade style risque rather than total adult material. The first collection is out in Japan this weekend.
Striking cover for Monthly Shonen Sirius, promoting a characcer CD for Suzuhito Yasuda's (Durarara) Yozakura Quartet
Naoki Urasawa sketching at the Japan expo - via À BEIRA MAR
Gurren Lagann character designer/animator's Atsushi Nishigori's Comiket 82 Doujinshi via @kyouray
For children of the 80's until the end of the month, Amazon is offering a discount of the Kindle ebook version of a Garbage Pail Kids art book. Remember the card line's Macross rip-off?
Osamu Tezuka's version of classic ninja Sasuke Sarutobi via
Tezuka Osamu x CUE t-shirt - based on his early Nextworld
Lovless gets the cover of Zero-Sum
quite the scene in Naruto, huh?
a bit of Binbougami Ga cosplaying Princess Mononoke
JUMP_SQ offices get ready to watch the show
009 RE:CYBORG promotions producer K has been equipped with hyper acceleration!
from Rella - preparing for their Comiket debut
happy 20th anniversary Kirby from Spring dyed
Hironori Tanaka animation showcase
Well, that's it for the pilot. Let us know in the comments if you want to see this sort of post on a regular basis.