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.
A 80-second full trailer for the first part of the upcoming two-part OVA Suisei no Gargantia -Meguru Kouro, Haruka-/Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet -Traveling the Route, Far Away- is now online. It introduce a new character for the sequel story, Reema voiced by Inori Minase. Check the clip after the jump.
Voice actors Asumi Seto, Megumi Toyoguchi, and Kenji Akabane, along with director/writer Takuya Satō (Steins;Gate, the 2006 Fate/stay night and 2006 Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works) have signed to provide original characters and content in Gargantia Online Fleet, the SLG game from DMM, of KanColle fame. More after the jump.
The Gargantia ~Meguru Kōro, Haruka~ OVA is scheduled to open 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. Check out what's been posted so far after the jump.
A Gargantia event scheduled for July 27th, during the Summer Wonder Festival figures event, will be featuring previews of the upcoming ~Meguru Kōro, Haruka~ OVA's theme songs. ChouCho returns to the sci-fi series for new ending "Precious Treasure," while TRUE performs "Wings of the Beginning." More after the jump.
The Gargantia ~Meguru Kōro, Haruka~ OVA is scheduled to open for its limited theatrical screening September 27th and with tickets going on sale this weekend, a new visual has accompanied a preview video. Get a look aftrr the jump.
Following yesterday's browser game fun, Bandai Visual has posted their listing for the Japanese Blu-ray release of the Gargantia ~Meguru Kōro, Haruka~ OVA. After its limited theatrical screening September 27th, the first episode will be released on November 21st, with the second coming on May 27th, 2015. More after the jump.
Production I.G has teamed up the Japanese Internet Explorer team to demonstrate WebGL with a game featuring a 3D fly through the sci-fi anime's titular Gargantia. In addition to playing the game, you can take a look at its implementation with code also posted on the site. More after the jump.
The Gargantia site is starting to get busy in anticipation of ~Meguru Kōro, Haruka~, the two-part OVA scheduled for this fall. Today's update featured the first chapter of a special character novel with illustration by spin-off manga artist Okada Anmitsu. That and more after the jump.
Figure fans who aren't into the garage kit scene are finally getting their chance to their own scale figure of Gargantia heroine Amy thanks to MegaHouse. Scheduled for September, the 1/8th scale, 11 cm reclined figure by Norio Kibayashi (who did their Dragon's Crown Amazon) ships in September for 9,990yen. Get a look after the jump.
Gargantia's site has been updated with Hanaharu Naruko's character designs for ~Meguru Kōro, Haruka~, the two-part OVA scheduled for this fall. First previewed in a visual at AnimeJapan, these offer a look at Ledo, now a Yunboro pilot working salvage under Bellows, and Reema, a messenger junior to Amy. Check them out after the jump.