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.
News for Gargantia out of this weekend's AmimeJapan2014 tradeshow is that a two part Gargantia OVA follow-up is planned, with the first episode scheduled for fall 2014. Special event screenings are planned. More after the jump.
The blog for mecha anime Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet has announced that fans have finally gotten the Chamber figure that they're looking for with Volk's release of a color resign garage kit, premiering for All That's Hobby 21 on March 1st. Meanwhile, MegaHouse will be adding a heroic Majectic Prince Red Five to its Variable Action mecha line in July. Get a look after the jump.
Wave's Beach Queen figure line will dress up heroines from just about anime in swimsuits. Here are couple that actually make a bit of sense. The first Gargantia figures, Amy and Bellows, are now scheduled for September. Get a look after the jump.
Back in October, Gargantia on the Verduous Planet's official Twitter announct, along with Digitaro of Nitro+, announced that a sequel to the anime had been green-lit. Further details are now scheduled to be revealed at 1pm on March 23 at the AnimeJapan 2014 Open Stage. More after the jump.