Kyoto Animation occasionally puts out limited figures of its anime, which often sell out quickly and often become highly sought after items. Their latest is a 1/8 Chū-2 Byō de mo Koi ga Shitai Rikka Takanashi figure. Character designer Kazumi Ikeda supervised the 12cm figure, which is available for preorder for 9,000yen until August 9th ahead of a November release. Get a look after the jump.
Kyoto Animation has revealed that Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai! The Movie - Rikka Takanashi Revision will open in 27 Japanese theaters on September 13th. The movie will retell the story of the fall 2012 anime from the perspective of female lead Rikka, with about a third comprised of new material, some of which will bridge the story to the upcoming second season. More after the jump.
Part of the extras packaged in the Blu-ray releases of Chūnibyō Demo Koi ga Shitai is the "Depth of Field - Love and Hate Theater" shorts, featuring the adolescent delusional girls of the anime fighting in giant robot battles. In other words, Kyoto Animation doing mech anime. Check out the latest preview after the jump.
It wouldn't quite be Christmas in July for the recently wrapped anime Chūnibyō Demo Koi ga Shitai! More like Christmas in June. Set to be released on the 19th of the month, Blu-ray/DVD volume 7 of the anime will package the six Lite episode shorts and the unaired OVA episode "Glimmering...Slapstick Christmas." Get a preview after the jump.
As soon as we saw Chūnibyō Demo Koi ga Shitai's eyepatched heroine Rikka, we assumed this was inevitable. Thankfully, it was mash-up master g3pen do took up the task. So, without further without further ado... Another x Chūnibyō Demo Koi ga Shitai! Get a look after the jump.
Kyoto Animation has clarified that next June's release of the seventh Chunibyo Demo Koi ga Shitai! Blu-ray will feature the full array of bonus shorts, including the six lite episode, "Death of Field - Love and Hate Theater" and the "Black Report" as well as the Lite versions of the ending and opening, in addition to cast and staff commentary. Catch the final lite short after the jump.
Kyoto Animation has posted the penultimate "lite" bonus mini episode of Chunibyo Demo Koi ga Shitai! Meanwhile, fans aren't sure if KyoAni are up to their old, Haruhi-esque tricks, so they've compiled a comparison video to see if any differences are creeping into the serious much talked about opening. Get a look after the jump.
Singer Natsuko Aso's 11th single is a double, featuring her "Parade!" and “CROSS x OVER SENSATION” from OVA Otome wa Boku ni Koishiteru ~ Futari no Elder. Aso, along with her Shin Mazinger bookend JAM Project, will be performing November 3rd at Otakon Music Fest. More after the jump.
The official Twitter account for Chunibyo Demo Koi ga Shitai recently revealed that six "lite" mini-episodes are being planned for the new Kyoto Animation series. In that case, we're breaking the half way point with the terribly moe new fourth episode. Get a look after the jump.
Anime Network has announced the upcoming online release of Kyoto Animation's (Haruhi, K-On!!, and My Ordinary Life) new Chunibyo Demo Koi Ga Shitai this week on Anime Network Online. The first episode is scheduled to premiere Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 09:30 AM CDT. More after the jump.
Tatsuya Ishihara's Chunibyo Demo Koi ga Shitai! is quite something. If you haven't seen it, the idea is to watch it with one eye at a time, like its eye patch wearing heroine. At the same time, it keeps switching eyes too fast to follow. A new Japanese MAD fan movie tries to repeat the idea for Madoka Magica. Get a look after the jump.
The otaku pilgrim who filmed a visit to the locations that inspired Tari Tari last season has repeated the impressive process for Chunibyo Demo Koi ga Shitai! this week. See the results, plus plenty of other Chu2Koi goodies after the jump.
For those whose Chu2Koi mania have them wanting more, Kyoto Animation has treated the internet to a full 30-second preview of Chunibyo Demo Koi ga Shitai! aka Regardless of My Adolescent Delusions of Grandeur, I Want a Date! Get a look after the jump.
Back to playing with the structure and versioning of their much talked about new show, the Haruhi Suzumiya animators at Kyoto Animation have posted a second six minute "lite" episode of Chunibyo Demo Koi ga Shitai! Get a look after the jump.