Anime Hanasaku Iroha is taking park in spa town Kanazawa, Yuwaku's Bonbori Latern Festival, with special posters, clear files, and advanced sales of tickets for the Home Sweet Home anime movie follow-up to the 2011 series. Along with that comes news that the feature has been scheduled for a March 2013 release. More after the jump.
Plans for more Hanasaku Iroha anime were confirmed back in December via the wraparound jacket for the first collection of Jun Sasameyuki's manga Hanasaku Iroha: Green Girls Graffiti. Now, the first details of the PA Works production are filtering out, with a new scan revealing plans to bring Hanasaku Iroha: Home Sweet Home to Japanese theaters in 2012. More after the jump.
Last week's Golden Week holiday coincided with early May's end of the peak cherry blossom viewing. Good Smile Company took the opportunity to bookend the festivities with a pair of Mikatan blog posts showcasing the best of figure hanami (flower viewing parties) photos. Take a look after the jump.
Nishigishi Station in Nanao, Ishikawa served as the inspiration for the fictional Yunosagi Station in Hanasaku Iroha, and even embraced the anime's popularity with a Yunosagi station marker, unveiled last April. This spring, Nishigishi is taking the homage a step further by hosting a train decorated with a Hanasaku Iroha wrapper. Check it out after the jump.
More Hanasaku Iroha anime was confirmed back in December via the wraparound jacket for the first collection of Jun Sasameyuki's manga Hanasaku Iroha: Green Girls Graffiti. Now we have key art and a title, Hanasaku Iroha Home Sweet Home. Visuals past the break!
Character goods maker Cospa has scheduled a pair of body pillows based on Hanasaku Iroha's Yuina Wakura and Tomoe Wajima for March and April, respectively. Check them out after the jump.
Anime cosplay outfits and accessories seller Cospa has revealed its 10 best selling ensembles for 2011. With the movie hitting Japan this year, it's little surprise that K-On's Sakuragaoka Girl's High School uniforms top the list, but a bit curious that perennially prominent Evangelion's school uniforms were shut out. See the full line-up after the jump.
Fans of Hanasaku Iroha can feel a spot of sunshiney warmth in the middle of winter, since the girls have just been added to the Beach Queens figure line. Check out Ohana, Minko, Nako, and Yuina in their swimsuits, after the break!
Voice actor Yuki Kaji's official site went live on Christmas day in Japan as music publisher Lantis announced that his first single will be released February 22nd. Hit the jump for more details!
Anime goods maker Cospa had scheduled an array of cosplay outfits and other accessories based on the hot springs inn set anime Hanasaku Iroha. Ohana Matsumae's distinctive orange kimono and colorful aprons are due in late January, while clasps, hairpins and a messenger bag are due in the spring. Check them out after the jump.
The wraparound jacket for the first collection of Jun Sasameyuki's Hanasaku Iroha: Green Girls Graffiti manga confirmed that more anime is being produced to continue hot springs series Hanasaku Iroha. More after the jump.
Goodsmile's Mikatan blog has posted a set of preview images for the super-deformed Nendoroid figure of Hanasaku Iroha's Ohana Matsumae. The figure will be available for pre-order later this week. Description and a full look at the figure after the jump.