The theatrical screenings of the second part of the Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet OVA series, Meguru Kouro, Haruka-/Traveling the Route, Far Away, began on 12 screens across Japan last weekend. Its first two-day earning was 24 percent higher than the first part released in September 2014. Hit the jump for more.
DMM x Nitro+'s Touken Ranbu -ONLINE- is to reki-jo (female history geeks) what KanColle is to military otaku. In the browser game, as a Saniwa sage, you travel the past breathing life into swords, and employing the transformed cute boys into battle evil. One of these is Kasen Kanesada, voiced by Kaito Ishikawa, who also voices Gargantia's Ledo. So, to promote the new OVA episode, the two are swapping costumes.
Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet - Meguru Kouro, Haruka-/Traveling the Route, Far Away, the OVA sequel set about six months after the end of 2013's 13-episode TV series, concludes with its second part set to be screened at 12 theaters across Japan from April 4. Looking ahead to this, the full trailer has been posted. Get a look after the jump.
Promoting Gargantia, and specifically the April 4th screenings of OVA episode 2 Meguru Kouro, Haruka-/Traveling the Route, Far Away, an exhibit at the AnimeJapan 2015 trade show will offer a 3D stereoscopic cockpit view tour of the sci-fi series fleet, displayed on Oculus Rift headsets. More after the jump.
The official website for the Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet anime franchise has updated with a new key visual and a 30-second teaser for the upcoming second part of the OVA series Meguru Kouro, Haruka-/Traveling the Route, Far Away. The advance tickets with a Ledo rubber strap will go on sale on February 7. Check the latest information after the jump.
A number of aquatic anime and manga makers have checked in with their wet wishes for a blue Christmas. Arpeggio of Blue Steel's Ark Performance deployed Heavy Cruiser Takao with a "Merry Xmas" message to "All People." Gargantia had a special Christmas Eve hitokoma (one-panel) Kuu gag manga and Squid Girl author Masahiro Anbe has his own.
Good Smile Company has launched a new Arms line of mecha figures with Chamber from Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet. Supervised by designer Makoto Ishiwata, the 1/50th scale figure stands 19cm, features articulated joints, Pinion Halberd, Beam Rifle, Gatling Gun, two missile launchers, six alternate hands and effect parts for standing in flying motion. It ships in May for 18,333yen. Get a look after the jump.
The Gargantia ~Meguru Kōro, Haruka~ OVA is scheduled for its limited theatrical screening September 27th ahead of its November 21st home video release. To prepare fans, the series' site and Twitter account has resumed its feed of tribute art (frequently from R18 doujinshi artists) with a 50 day countdown. See the results after the jump.
Lantis has posted a 90-second short promotional video for TRUE's "Hajimari no Tsubasa" (The Wings of the Beginning), the theme song for the two-part OVA Suisei no Gargantia -Meguru Kouro, Haruka-, with a trial listening video for her "TWIN BIRD," an insert song for Buddy Complex: Final Chapter. Check the clips after the jump.