Japan's newest national holiday, "Yama no Hi" (Mountain Day) has started being celebrated every August 11 from this year. In commemoration of the establishment, Volks Akihabara Hobby Paradise is now holding a time-limited event featuring themountaineering-themed Yamano Susume/ Encouragement of Climb anime series. Check the photo report after the jump!
For a limited time, moe mountaineering manga / TV anime Encouragement of Climb will be getting its own pop-up store in Akihabara. Hit the jump to learn more.
Crunchyroll has announced the return of the first season the anime adaptation of Shiro's mountaineering Encouragement of Climb to its library of streaming anime. The 2013 shorts' 2014 follow-up is also available on the service. More after the jump.
Voice-featured character goods company Grow-Up Factory will hold a pre-sale for its latest talking cushions featuring voices of the four main girls of the Encouragement of Climb anime series and Super Socico at the upcoming Anime Japan 2015 event. Check the videos how to use each items after the jump.
This weekend, Encouragement of Climb director Yusuke Yamamoto and supporting cast member Kyoko Narumi attended a talk at outdoor goods retailer ICI Ishii Sports. Grabbing some attention, Yamamoto answered a question about a third season of the adaptation of Shiro's moe mountaineering manga, saying that while nothing has been definitively decided, there's interest on the part of producer and manga publisher Earth Star Entertainment. More after the jump.
Tokyo-based anime character goods company Grow-Up Factory will release "Yama no Susume Voice Clock," an alarm clock featuring the voices of the four main voice cast from the ongoing TV anime series Yama no Susume/Encouragement of Climb. Check the sample video introducing their voices after the jump.
Encouragement of Climb fans have been waiting for young photographer Kurosaki Honoka to turn up. Good news. After being spotted in a Christmas visual, the character, voiced by Nao Tōyama, is finally showing up in season two of the anime adaptation of Shiro's moe mountaineering manga. Get a look after the jump.
Moe mountaineering is just got even cuter as Good Smile Company has previewed their super deformed Nendoroid figure of Encouragement of Climb lead Aoi Yukimura. For the first climber Nendoroid, they've put together special inclined based. She, along with sleeping bag shaped Nendoroid Pouches, go on sale November 5th. Meanwhile, order have launched for a Batman Nendoroid ahead of The Dark Knight's February release.
Crunchyroll had a couple of announcements for existing series, starting off with the return of the Encouragement of Climb 2 simulcast. The show will return tomorrow, and all previous episodes will be available later today. More after the jump.