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.
So far there's just an announcement and a small Berg Katze teaser on NTV's website, but a second season of unique superhero anime Gatchaman Crowds has been confirmed with the title "Gatchaman Crowds Second." More after the jump.
Considering that the anime has a Tatsunoko 50th anniversary banner on it, this season's Gatchaman Crowds anime is surprisingly modern in its look and themes. And, considering how far it deviates from the classic Science Ninja Team, the response has been surprisingly positive. Sentai Filmworks has now announced that they've licensed the 12 episode series, and that it will be available digital outlets with a home video release to follow in 2014.