@GATCHAMANCrowds has posted a trio of preview pictures from upcoming 3D mousepads based on the anime, including that they're calling the industry's first otokonoko wrist rest. Get a look after the jump.
Nippon Television Network Corporation has announced the acquisition of 54.3% of anime production company Tatsunoko, the people behind classics such as Speed Racer and Time Bokan, from Takara Tomy, who will continue to hold a 20% stake in the company. The announcement mentioned that the possibility of a Gatchaman Crowds movie is being explored. More after the jump.
Gatcha! Lots of releases for Gatchaman Crowds are coming soon! First up is the DVD/BD boxset, which will be released as well as the second original soundtrack album with the GALAX theme on January 22nd. Japanese anime magazine Otomedia will also publish the official fanbook on January 28th and the cover art by the character designer Kinako has been revealed. Watch the trailer for BD boxset and see the new cover art after the jump!
Though she's drawn them recently, Kinako, the original character designer for this summer's Gatchaman Crowds, has strayed from her frequent fan art subject of sexy Hellsing Nazis to offer a tribute to Kill La Kill's Satsuki Kiryuin and Shirou Iori. Get a look after the jump.
White Ash, the rock band known to anime fans for their performance of Gatchaman Crowds' theme, is set to release their secpnd major label album "Ciao, Fake Kings" on December 11th, complete with a Christmas song for the season. Check out the associated music video after the jump.
MMO game Cronous is raising its level cap. To promote this, there's an XP bonus, and to really hype things, a Gatchaman Crowds promotion. Through December 12th, special Crowds themed item drops will give player bonuses, including the ability to transform their avatar into Hajime Ichinose. A later phase will players to become the Gatchaman form of Sugane Tachibana. Get a look after the jump.
A new video takes you behind the scenes within 48 hours of making and launching five seperate Gatchaman (classic rather than Crowds) Cosplays. Watch the team suit up wiith Dan Louie as Ryu the Owl, Yuto Akaboshi as Eagle Ken, Aaron Ng as Jinpei the Swallow, Jesse Yu as Joe the Condor and Linda Le as Jun The Swan after the jump.
Since 2011, Tachikawa, located in western Tokyo Metropolis, has been celebrating its status as the "City of Anime." Generally this means that its Autumn Rakuichi notes its status as the inspiration for the setting of A Certain Magical Index/Scientific Railgun, but this year, the “Certain Municipality’s Area Promotion” got to double up with an appreciation for Gatchaman Crowds, which likewise set its action in the city. More after the jump.
As we noted a while back, Kinako, the original character designer for this summer's Gatchaman Crowds, does a fair amount of fanart. This week, she was inspired to Tweet her take on Nyanta, the were-cat swashbuckler former Chief of Debauchery Tea Party from Log Horizon. Get a look after the jump.