As we creep towards the new year and winter anime, fans are poring over Yoshihiro Watanabe's updated designs for Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai NEXT's returning cast of losers.
Love, Election & Chocolate's Toru Kikahata will be stepping up to direct the new series after storyboarding the previous TV anime.
Tasuhiko Urahata (Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere) returns for series composition and script writing, with input from Yomi Hirasaka. Kurasumi Sunayama (Horizon, Monster) will be assisting in the latter. Yoshihiro Watanabe (the Haganai OVA, Heaven's Lost Property) will be doing character design and chief animation directing duties.
The anime TV series is scheduled to premiere in January 2013.
A fan compiled comparison to season 1's
Meanwhile, AZONE will be releasing a giant 50cm Tall (1/3 Scale) 1/3 scale Sena Kashiwazaki doll in February for 45000yen ($550).