In their latest live painting video, drawing tablet makers Wacom have posted a demonstration of Noizi Ito, best known for illustrating the Haruhi Suzumiya and Shakugan no Shana novels in addition to her eroge game work, using their Cintiq 24HD touch pen tablet. Get a look after the jump.
The July issue of Kadokawa Shoten's manga magazine Altima A (Ace), which is published today in Japan, is bundled with a Graphig papercraft kit of Haruhi-chan from The Melancholy of Haruhi-chan Suzumiya. This is the first Graphig kit featuring the characters from the entire Haruhi Suzumiya series. Hit the jump for more details.
Yen Press has outlined its manga plans for this spring and summer. Debuts include Madoka Magica, Haruhi spin-off The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan, Soul Eater Not! and Until Death Do Us Part. Details after the jump.
Ishikawa Prefectural Board of Education has taken disciplinary action of a two month suspension from his office against the 33-year-old male primary teacher who uploaded the TV anime K-ON!!, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, and Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai in the beginning of August this year. He was arrested by Hyogo Police in September and has already paid the 400,000 yen (about US$5,200) fine. More details after the jump.
At Denver's Nandesukon, Bandai Entertainment outlined releases plans for the fourth volume of Gundam Unicorn, the never-before available in English Turn A Gundam, K-On volume 3, Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya and more. Details after the jump.
Bandai Entertainment has announced plans to bring K-on! and Haruhi to this year's this year’s J-Pop Summit festival in San Francisco, August 27 and 28th. Catch episodes from Bandai's third collection of K-on! anime as well as a mini-concert and the Northern California premiere of the The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya Movie. Details after the jump.
Earlier this week, we had a preview video of PSP digital card game PSP trading card game Weiss Schwarz Portable witch features licensed characters from Nanoha, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Angel Beats, Macross: The Wings of Goodbye, Fate/Stay, and The Idolm@ster. Now, here are two new commercials. Check them out after the jump.
In addition to original characters, PSP digital card game PSP trading card game Weiss Schwarz Portable will feature licensed characters from Nanoha, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Angel Beats, Macross: The Wings of Goodbye, Fate/Stay, and The Idolm@ster. Check out the trailer for the game after the jump.
The "osamu moet moso" exhibit, aiming to "to extract and embody Akiba-like elements contained in Osamu Tezuka’s works through the imaginations" of a host of artists toured Japan in 2010, with an art book at Comic Market 79. Now, the exhibit of a moe take on the work of the seminal "God of Manga" from artists such as Haruhi Suzumiya's Noizi Ito has opened at the Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum in Takarazuka City, Hyogo Prefecture. More after the jump.
Bandai Entertainment made a host of licensing and release plan announcements for Haruhi, Gundam, Lucky Star and more at their Anime Expo 2011 panel. More after the jump.