Besides creating Otome Yōkai Zakuro and providing the character designs for Penguindrum, Lily Hoshino is a boys love doujinshi artist with plenty of Naruto work to her name. Today, she posted the latest in a trio of sketches of Yowamushi Pedal's cyclists. Get a look after the jump.
Yen Press announced a slate of new licenses at this weekend's Sakuracon, highlighted by the introduction of a new Yen On light novel imprint. In addition to The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya and Spice & Wolf, and the upcoming blockbusters, Sword Art Online and Accel World, this will feature new license A Certain Magical Index. More after the jump
At the end of March a banner was promising that light novel publisher Dengeki had an important announcement regarding A Certain Magical Index slated for April 10th. Following a hoax concerning a third anime based on spin-off A Certain Scientific Railgun, the real news turned out to be an upcoming, new series from author Kazuma Kamachi. More after the jump.
A banner making the rounds on Japanese blogs is purporting that light novel publisher Dengeki has an important announcement regarding A Certain Magical Index slated for April 10th. More after the jump.
Square Enix's arcade-based fantasy collectible card game Lord of Vermilion III is gearing up for a 3.1 (Ark-cell) update with guest characters from Kaku-San-Sei Million Arthur, Final Fantasy Tactics and A Certain Magical Index/Scientific Railgun. Check out the character cards in action after the jump.
As part of their "12 Days of Anime” countdown, FUNimation announced that they'll be returning to the magic side of Academy City with the license of 2010's 24-episode A Certain Magical Index II and 2013 anime movie A Certain Magical Index: Endyumion's Miracle. More after the jump.
Since 2011, Tachikawa, located in western Tokyo Metropolis, has been celebrating its status as the "City of Anime." Generally this means that its Autumn Rakuichi notes its status as the inspiration for the setting of A Certain Magical Index/Scientific Railgun, but this year, the “Certain Municipality’s Area Promotion” got to double up with an appreciation for Gatchaman Crowds, which likewise set its action in the city. More after the jump.
After the Tokyo Game Show revealed that Dengeki and Sega will be celebrating the publisher's 20th anniversary with crossover 2D fighting Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax, with Asuna fromSword Art Online and Shana from Shakugan no Shana were shown fighting and SAO's Leafa and Wilhelmina from Shakugan no Shana also supporting, Dengeki has posted new shots showing representatives from Oreimo and Certain Magical Index.
A Certain Magical Index/Scientific Railgun ESPer antihero Accelerator is set to star in a "Certain Scientific Accelerator" spin-off manga. Arata Yamaji is attached to the title, set to launch in the February issue of Dengeki Daioh, which goes on sale December 27th. More after the jump.
The Certain Scientific Railgun S anime is about to introduce the four girls of ITEM, one of the underground groups in the Science Side whose primary function was to monitor the upper echelons of the Academy City. A new item has revealed the casting. And, speaking of Raildex, the movie Certain Magical Index: Endymion's Miracle has been scheduled for Japanese Blu-ray release on August 28th. More after jump.
Singer/Index voice actress Yuka Iguchi is back with a new single featuring Certain Scientific Railgun S end theme, "Grow Slowly." Check out the music video after the jump.
Ruiko Saten isn't exactly an anime original, but she does receive extra emphasis in the anime version of A Certain Scientific Railgun. Now, the popular support character is set to be captured in a "Pajama de Otomari Saten-san," set to be released by Chara-ani in July. The 17.7cm figure goes for 7,000yen. Get a look after the jump.
FUNimation Entertainment announced that it has acquired the streaming rights to A Certain Scientific Railgun S. This is the second season of A Certain Scientific Railgun, which FUNimation will release on DVD on April 16, 2013. The series will premiere Sunday, April 14th at 11:30am ET and will simulcast Sundays at 11:30am ET/ 10:30am CT. More after the jump.