Good Smile Company has launched pre-orders for a selection of Gargantia goods, headlined by a plushie of Amy's inseparable rodent companion, Grace, but also including a Chamber iPhone case and more. Get a look after the jump.
Gargantia has had a close relationship with all sorts of doujinshi authors. Look at its end cards and the tribute illustrations its posted. And, it's not been uncomfortable with eroge artists, employing hentai talent Hanaharu Naruko for its original character design. So, it's not unexpected that Production I.G will be featuring that sort of work in special items prepared for the Summer Comiket doujinshi mega event. Get a look after the jump.
The official Gargantia site has posted a new preview video of the OVA, set to be released with the first Blu-ray box set on August 28, along with a look at Yuichi Nakamura (Oreimo's Kyōsuke Kōsaka)voiced Ritenour. Get a look after the jump.
The official site for Gargantia has been updated with a preview for the goodies set to be released with the third Blu-ray box. In addition to offering a look at Hanaharu Naruko's full color manga, it previewed OVA original character sisters Aleria, Onderia, Kuraria and Linaria, voiced by Minori Chihara (singer of the series' opening, voice of Haruhi's Yuki). Get a look after the jump.
Kadokawa Shouten’s manga magazine Newtype Ace, launched in 2011 to feature manga tie-ins to anime properties, announced plans to end this month, with most of its series moving it Nico Nico Ace. More after the jump.
Due to production on a "Haikyo Sendan" OVA, the Japanese release of the first Gargantia Blu-ray box set has been delayed from this month to next. In addition to that flashback look at 15-year-old Ridget, it will feature a 100-page CD logbook, a drama CD, a Naruko Hanaharu manga, 40-page illustrated booklet, 224 pages of storyboards, 8 illustrated cards, and cast and staff commentaries. Get a look after the jump.
Viz announced at Anime Expo that they've licensed last season's Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet anime and this season's Blood Lad. Both will stream on their site and Hulu before 2014 home video releases. Gargantia rights include the OVAs. More after the jump.