Following up on last week's reveal of art for the Card team, the official website for GoHands, Kadokawa, and Frontier Works' Hand Shakers anime project now presents the team known as Shadow. This one is made up of Chizuru and Hayate, and you can see a closer look at their designs after the jump.
A few days ago we posted some new character art for the upcoming Hand Shakers anime, which is being produced to celebrate retail chain Animate's 30th anniversary. Frontier Works—who is teaming with Kadokawa and anime studio GoHands on the production—followed that up with the online debut of one of the anime's promotional videos.
The official website for original TV anime project Hand Shakers closed out July with a look at some key character art, prominently featuring Soma Saito-voiced Tazuna and Sumire Morohoshi-voiced Koyori. That pair makes up a group codenamed Gear, and now it's time to turn our attention to another team. More after the jump.
Japan's Animate character goods stores are cooking up a big celebration for the chain's 30th anniversary. They announced plans to team up with anime studio GoHands (K, Coppelion), Kadokawa, and the Frontier Works production company on an original anime project called Hand Shakers. Read on for more.
The grand opening of the Animate Bangkok retail store on the 7th floor of the MBK shopping center in Bangkok, Thailand, drew some 6000 visitors on February 06, 2016, far exceeding the initial expectations of the Japan Manga Alliance, the store's sponsors. Hit the jump to learn more.
With the partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Animate has started offering original items featuring the mini version characters from J. K. Rowling's internationally popular Harry Potter series. Its online stores now accepting orders for 12 types of clear files. Check the details after the jump.
SuperGroupies, a Japanese online store owned by Animate and Aniware, has started exclusively accepting pre-orders for wristwatches inspired by the four characters from the Blood Blockade Battlefront anime series: Leonardo Watch, Klaus V Reinherz, Zapp Renfro, and Steven A. Starphase. Check the details after the jump.
The Japan Manga Alliance, a group composed of 4 major manga publishers and the Animate retail chain, has announced plans to expand into overseas markets beginning in Thailand. Hit the jump to learn more.
Animate has listed various items featuring Hestia, the main heroine of the Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? anime series, for summer releases. The TV anime was aired as one of the 10th anniversary projects for GA Bunko from April to June this year. Check the latest Hestia items after the jump.
A clever promotional collaboration has transformed 2 Animate retail stores into "Anumate" locations straight out of Himouto! Umaru-chan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Noticing your Sword Art Online merchandise collection is looking a little threadbare? Animate Akihabara seeks to change all that, by opening up a limited-time Sword Art Online Only Shop. There, on the Basement 1 floor of Animate Akihabara, you’ll find a plethora of Sword Art Online merchandise and a special exhibit. Hit the jump for more!