Tokyo-based company Ookaze no Okorusama will open its own cosplay photo studio "Ohkaze Shashinkan @Akiba produced by GAINAX" in Akihabara at 10:00 am on August 2. As the name suggests, the cosplay-oriented studio is supervised by acclaimed anime production company Gainax (Neon Genesis Evangelion, Gurren Lagann). Hit the jump for more details.
Gainax's 2001 Mahoromatic and 2004 Shaft collaboration This Ugly Yet Beautiful World are slated to be collected in new Japanese Blu-ray set, schedule for June 23rd. Looking ahead to these releases, the studio has previewed their new cover art by shared character designer/animation director Kazuhiro Takamura . Get a look after the jump.
The Fukushima-based branch of Gainax Studios has created an animated short film entitled Masamune Date-nicle, which is designed to raise awareness for Date City in Fukushima Prefecture, the ancestral home of the Date clan, by chronicling the youthful adventures of samurai warlord Date Masamune. Hit the jump to learn more.
Acclaimed anime production company Gainax, known for Neon Genesis Evangelion and Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, has opened its first vegetable store that specializes in high sugar content fruit tomatoes and juice products on the first floor of the Kitano Koubou no Machi (Kitano Meister Garden) in Kobe-city, Hyogo Prefecture. Hit the jump for more details.
This March, Gainax is bringing Gurren Lagann mobile. They've launched an Anime @ Gainax mobile site for the 2007 mech anime, offering visitors on mobile devices using Japanese wireless providers free digital wallpapers. Additionally the series is crossing over with mobile games, including military tactics game Daisenryaku Web and Freezing Vibration: Wings of Stigmata. Get a look after the jump.