This spring, the announcement was made that, rather than a second Production I.G TV anime, sci-fi series Gargantia will be getting a sequel in prose form with a novel planned for this summer, new called Distant, Encounter of Heaven and Earth and scheduled for August 29th. Amazon Japan's listing has cover art from illustrator and series character designer (and ero-artist) Hanaharu Naruko featuring 18 year-old Ledo, Amy and new leads Russel and Sakuya.
This spring, the announcement was made that, rather than a second Production I.G TV anime series, sci-fi series Gargantia will be getting a sequel in prose form with a novel planned for this summer. Now scheduled for August 29th, the designs for 18-year old Ledo, from two years after the OVA have been revealed along with the synopsis for Distant, Encounter of Heaven and Earth. Get a look after the jump.
While plans to introduce Akane Tsunemori from Psycho-Pass and Amy of Gargantia into Examu (Arcana Heart) developed crossover fighting game Nitroplus Blasters: Infinite Heroines Duel were announced in February and April respectively, the arcade game is just now getting ready to roll them out. The pair, along with Yoguruma Mugen from D.Y.N. Freaks, join as assist characters in a May 28th update.
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.