Tokyo-based department store chain Parco has started general sale of its official online store's limited collaboration messenger bag between the six-part film series Girls und Panzer das Finale and popular bag brand Manhattan Portage. The chain's official YouTube channel has also started streaming a six-minute video to introduce the item, hosted by Mai Fuchigami, the voice actress of the anime's protagonist Miho Nishizumi.
To promote the release of the latest 16th tankobon volume of Yuki Tabata's fantasy action manga Black Clover, Shonen Jump's official YouTube channel today posted a 90-second special collaboration movie featuring "PAiNT it BLACK," the TV anime's second OP song performed by six-member idol group BiSH. In addition to the idols, the anime's three voice actors also joined the clip to shout out the dreams written by the fans.
52-year-old acclaimed robot anime director/designer Masami Obari draws a special collaboration art for Pacific Rim: Uprising, a sequel to Guillermo del Toro's 2013 movie Pacific Rim, for its Japanese release. It was revealed at the opening day event for the film held at the Toho Cinemas Hibiya theater in Tokyo yesterday. See his impressive hand-drawn art and a video report of the event after the jump.
In addition to the previously-introduced wristwatch, Imperial Enterprise's official online store PREMICO today started accepting pr-orders for two new commemoration items for the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon franchise's 25th anniversary, limited pure gold and silver coins. They are the first official memorial coins for the franchise. Hit the jump for more details.
Grab lunch with your favorite sword boy! CoCo Ichibanya and Touken Ranbu are joining forces for a limited-time event. Customers can try special set menus and go home with new character art. Check it out after the jump!
Japanese casual wear brand GU will start offering its first collaboration apparel items with the internationally popular anime franchise Evangellion at its 280 stores across the country and online store from March 12. And Kotono Mitsuishi, the VA of Misato Katsuragi, serves as a DJ for its in-store USEN broadcast between March 12 and 18. Check out the key visual featuring the Eva characters with the GU items after the jump.
Tokyo Prince Hotel opens a new concept room inspired by the Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu anime today. As with the Re:Zero one previously introduced, the room is produced by Tokyo-based company So-Zo, which has worked on many collaboration projects with popular anime series, such as Gintama and Mr. Osomatsu. See the inside of the room after the jump!
"Hope," the 20th OP theme song for the TV anime One Piece performed by 40-year-old J-Pop singer Namie Amuro has been digitally available since February 11. At the same time, her official website confirmed that a "special collaboration" between her and the internationally popular franchise was decided, and posted an anime visual featuring her and the members of the Straw Hat Pirates. Hit the jump for more details.
Travel into a brand new country courtesy of Razer Battle Field X. To celebrate the release of the second BD box in Japan, a new survival game will open to let fans test their skills in Ray Gun Country. Hit the jump for the scoop!
DUO RING, a company operating "Shitsuji Megane eyemirror" (Butler Glasses eyemirror)'s official online store, will start offering two new collaboration glasses inspired by Sakura Matou and Rin Tohsaka, the two heroines from the trilogy anime film Fate/stay night [Heaven's Feel], from February 17. Check out the details of the two special items after the jump!