Mel Kishida, a Japanese illustrator known as the character designer for Hanasaku Iroha, is also known for his crazy cosplay that is occasionally revealing despite being a pretty good looking male. However, his most recent cosplay photo as Shimakaze from Kantai Collection circulating on Twitter is shocking the fanbase! Before you accept it as just another pretty boy crossplay, behold the ugly truth after the jump!
Lantis has posted a short preview for "Utopia," an anime short starring the heroines from P.A.WORKS' three popular TV anime series, True Tears, Hanasaku Iroha, and Tari Tari. The short is included in the upcoming 4-disc Blu-ray set "True Tears x Hanasaku Iroha x Tari Tari Joint Festival." Check the clip after the jump.
NIS America had three license announcements at Anime Expo. A collection of ninja anime Brave 10 is planned for October 8th, while the new Hanasaku Iroha: Home Sweet Home anime movie and Genshiken Second Season okau comedy will be coming later. Get the details after the jump.
While the anime movie Hanasaku Iroha: Some Sweet Home opened on March 30th, it's still getting promo support, and Pony Canyon has posted the latest TV ad for the follow-up to the 2011 TV anime. Get a look after the jump.
From March 5th through 18th, Japan's Circle K-Sunkus- convenience stores will be running a promotion tied to the Hanasaku Iroha: Home Sweet Home anime movie. In keeping with the very location based story, the promotion will be offering regional food, such as honey cakes made with honey from Yuwaku in addition to an original clear file featuring the cast in store uniforms. Get a look after the Jump.
There's always been something a bit futuristic about Hatsune Miku, but here, she covers the theme song for a movie that hasn't been released yet. Specifically, the virtual singer performs "Kagefumi (Stepping on the Shadow)," nano.RIPE's song for next month's anime feature feature Hanasaku Iroha: Home Sweet Home. Get a listen after the jump.
With a month to go before the special preview screening of Hanasaku Iroha: Home Sweet Home movie, there's a new promo and new details about the anime feature. Get a look after the jump.
What do Sword Art Online’s Asuna, Accel World’s Megumi, Magi’s Morgiana and Hanasaku Iroha’s Yuina Wakura have in common? Their voice actress, Haruka Tomatsu. Today just happens to be her birthday. Check out more after the jump!
After taking 2012 off, hotsprings resort anime Hanasaku Iroha returns in March with Masahiro Ando back at P.A. Works to direct a new Mari Okada script. Now, a new listing has revealed the plot premise for the follow-up movie Home Sweet Home. A new TV promo has debuted. Meanwhile Cinema Today jas posted a nice quality version of the Comiket promo. Check it out after the jump.
Spring is shaping up to be a busy season for anime cross-promotion events. Last month we found out that The World God Only Knows will be teaming up with Hayate the Combat Butler for an April event. Now, it turns out that Nyarko-san and Oreshura will be re-teaming for a stage event featuring the cast at late March's Anime Content Expo. Meanwhile PA Works will be having a mega-crossover concert for their anime in April. More after the jump.
Following a listing, NIS America announced the upcoming release of Hanasaku Iroha ~ Blossoms for Tomorrow, with an initial, 13-episode set scheduled for April 9. Have a look at the fancy premium package past the jump!
After taking 2012 off, hotsprings resort anime Hanasaku Iroha returns in March with Masahiro Ando back at P.A. Works to direct a new Mari Okada script. Now, a new listing has revealed the plot premise for the follow-up movie Home Sweet Home. Get a look after the jump.