A couple weeks ago we posted about Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's planned costume collaboration with Fairy Tail. The set is now available, and Koei Tecmo is here with a trailer previewing the outfits, including Eliot as Natsu, Kasumi as Erza, Helena as Aquarius, and more after the jump.
The new issue of Kodansha's monthly Magazine Special is out in Japan June 20th. In addition to the launch of Peach-Pit's (Shugo Chara!, Rozen Maiden) Trickster, tying into the fall anime, the magazine features a guest appearance by Hiro Mashima's Fairy Tail, on loan from Weekly Shonen Magazine. The 23-page story sports a color title page in addition to remarkably hot summer cover art.
Previewing their June 23 issue (on newstands June 9th), Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu has offered a small sample of their latest Dead or Alive Xtreme 3/DOA5LR feature, with a look at the former's "soft lotion" item addition and the latter's costume collaboration with fantasy action series Fairy Tail.
In preparation for the June 7th release of Fairy Tail: Part Twenty, featuring episodes 227 -239, FUNimation has announced English dub cast addition who will be joining the series for the Tartaros Arc. See who's who after the jump.
It's June 4th, which is another of the calendar's big Fairy Tail holidays. July 2nd is Natsu Day, September 1 is Gray Day, October 2nd is Juvia Day, and June 4 is... Lucy Day! Author Hiro Mashima celebrated with a sketch. Get a look after the jump.
According to the latest Oricon Report, the 453-yen regular edition of the 55th volume of Hiro Mashima's action fantasy mange series Fairy Tail, released in Japan on May 17, ranked No.1 in the weekly comic sales ranking of May 16-22, selling 200,055 copies in its first week. Hit the jump for more details.
Weekly Shonen Magazine has some big plans to kick off June. Next week's issue has Fairy Tail's Hiro Mashima and Atsushi Ōkubo, author of Soul Eater and the new Fire Brigade of Flame, teaming up for a special conversation and crossover color art. Additionally, the magazine is talking up a significant announcement concerning Hikaru Katsuki's tennis manga Baby Steps, the winner of 38th Kodansha Manga Award in the Best Shōnen Manga category and source for 2014 and 2015 TV anime.
Complementing a now-released Fairy Tail Lucy Heartfilia Black Cat, Orca Toys has scheduled their next gravure photo shoot inspired figure. Erza Scarlet White Cat has been schedule for a December 2016 release. This extra sexy neko-mode figure is also a bit extra sized at a slightly larger than average 1/6th scale. The 25cm x 13cm figure from sculptor Clumsy Zero is selling for 14,904yen. Get a look after the jump.
Like most artists, most manga authors enjoy seeing fans get enthusiastic about their creations. Watching fans go ballistic about which characters should hook up together is a bit less fun. So, speaking on behalf of mangaka, Fairy Tail's Hiro Mashima said he would like fans to take it down a notch. Read what he had to say after the jump.