It's a big week coming up for Hiro Mashima. He has his first one-shot manga in three years with historical fantasy "Hoshigami no Satsuki." Then, his latest hit Fairy Tail celebrates its 400th chapter with a color space and Shonen Magazine cover. Get a look after the jump.
Fans of both puzzle games and Fairy Tail have a new title to look forward to, with Taito set to release Fairy Tail: Brave Saga in Japan. The puzzle-RPG battler features chibi versions of the manga/anime series' cast, and it's coming to iOS and Android this fall. Hit the jump for some screens.
If you follow Fairy Tail manga author Hiro Mashima on Twitter, recently you'll have noticed that a) he's been playing The Last of Us, b) his sleep patterns are off, and c) his sketch world has gotten exceedingly weird. Whether these are related is open to speculation. See the results after the jump.
Fairy Tail author Hiro Mashima is back sharing sketchs on Twitter. There's an amusing if not terribly seasonal frog suit Juvia, but what's really going to grab attention is the fanservice of a swimsuit Erza. Get a look after the jump.
On July 7th, Japan celebrates the star festival Tanabata, which marks the meeting of lover deities Orihime and Hikoboshi who are able to reunite only on the seventh day of the seventh month. Traditions include wearing yukata for summer festivals and tying strips of paper with poems and wishes to bamboo, which are often set afloat on a river or burned after the festival. Check out the celebration after the jump.
On July 17th, the monthly Fairy Tail magazine launches. The 2980 yen periodical that will feature magazine content along with a Gray spin-off, a manga by the creator concerning first Guild Master and co-founder of the Fairy Tail Guild, Mavis Vermilion and a four-episode anime DVD. Check out the promo after the jump.