Last year, Funasshii, the “pear fairy,” “unofficial” mascot of Funabashi, Chiba, was named in 2013's“Regional Mascot General Election." You'll see why he's become a viral sensation in his promo appearance for this weekend's premiere of the Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace anime movie.
To promote today's theatrical release of the Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace anime film, a theme shop has been opened at the Shinjuku 0101 Annex department store in Tokyo. YATTAR NEWS brings us pics and info after the jump!
Starting this weekend and continuing through March 4th, with the Bodacious Space Pirates Abyss of Hyperspace opening in theaters on the February 22nd, the cafe downstairs from the Shinjuku Wald 9 theater will be offering Patisserie Swallowtail Annex recreations of MoPai's Lamp House maid cafe parfait among other treats. More after the jump.
This weekend, Wave will be previewing figures at the Winter Hobby Exhibition in Akihabara, and ahead of the showcase, posted a look at the prototypes for their upcoming 1/10th scale Beach Queen girls from Kill La Kill, Sword Art Online, Non Non Biyori and more. Get a look after the jump.
Here is the latest flyer collection of some of the upcoming anime films and live-action film adaptations of popular manga/novels, which are scheduled to be released in Japan in the first half of 2014. Check'em after the jump!
Bodacious Space Pirates is the latest anime to team up with convenience store chain Family Mart for a promotional campaign. Leading into the February 22nd premiere of the Abyss of Hyperspace anime movie, Family Mart will be selling special package deals with tickets and merchandise. Get a look after the jump.
The adventures of Marika Kato and her crew continue February 22nd with Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace. This time, Asami Shimoda gets second billing as the mysterious boy Kanata Mugen. An early look at the character, along with Marika, now as a third year student, and the rest of the cast also a bit older, have been posted. Get a look after the jump.
The adventures of Marika Kato and her crew continue February 22nd with Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace. Get a look at the second promo after the jump.
With the new Bodacious Space Pirates movie scheduled for February 2014, special themed bottles of shōchū, distilled sweet potato alcohol are now being offered. The 50proof liquor comes in a 720ml bottle with packaging based on the sci-fi light novel turn anime, complete with bonus key chain of the Bentenmaru's jolly roger. Get a look after the jump.
The official website for the film adaptation of the Bodacious Space Pirates anime series has revealed a new key visual art and posted a 30-second 1st teaser trailer. The trailer is attached to anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, which is released in Japanese theaters today. Check the art and clip after the jump.
Continuing a tradition employing anime heroines in its school awareness campaigns, the National Federation of All Japan Guide Dog Training Institution has followed a couple of years of Puella Magi Madoka Magica posters with one depicting Bodacious Space Pirates' Marika walking a candidate puppy. Get a look after the jump.
Sci-fi anime TV series Bodacious Space Pirates ended by revealing that a movie follow-up was in the pipeline. Now, director Tatsuo Sato has pinned the time frame of its release to February 2014, as well as offering a new teaser image. Get a look after the jump.
The official site for the Bodacious Space Pirates anime has been updated with a release date for the long-awaited feature film. though it's not going to come out anytime soon. hit the jump for all of the info so far.
Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its March slate of releases, headlined by Rurouni Kenshin ~ New Kyoto Arc, which will be available on both DVD and Blu-Ray. It's also a nice month for genre titles, with new collections of Bodacious Space Pirates, Fate/stay night and Maiden Japan's Vampire Princess Miyu TV. Get the details after the jump.