Lonely space probes, meddlesome fairies, fearsome fujoshi, and rebellious poultry are all part of the plan in Humanity Has Declined, a 2012 TV anime based on the surreal and grimly humorous light novel series by Romeo Tanaka and also the subject of this week's installment of "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog". Hit the jump to learn more.
Sentai Filmworks is closing out 2013 with collections of many of the year's popular anime, including Girls und Panzer and The Pet Girl of Sakurasou, as well as rescue licenses Magical Play and Digi Charat. See the complete schedule after the jump.
Following the previously previewed half-scale dancing fairies and full-scale "Watashi" fairy, we're now getting a look at the Humanity Has Declined Nakata-san and Friends set of half-scale fairy figures, The set of six 5cm figures includes the mustached fairy, one sitting, two raising a hand, one hanging and one lying down. They'll be shipping in August for 3,600yen ($37). Get a look after the jump.
Following the previously previewed dancing fairy set, the next Humanity Has Declined figure release is a 1/1 scale life sized fairy version of the series' protagonist/"watashi." The 10cm figure with egg shell hat and measuring spoon goes for 4,200yen ($42). Get a look after the jump.
A set of 1/2 scale (5cm) fairies from Humanity Has Declined are now available for pre-order ahead of an August release. The six pre-painted figures in the first set features a quartet of dancing Yōsei-san from the anime's finale, The Fairy's Secret Tea Party, with one in three different dance poses, along with a tea set. Get a look after the jump.
âge, makers of the original Muv-Lov: Total Eclipse, is another of the Japanese companies who went all out with their creative April Fools' gags, with mash-ups with Madoka Magica, Precure, Girls und Panzer, Humanity has Declined, Oreimo and more. Get a look after the jump.
Biglobe, home of anime polls, asked anime fans what show desperately needs another season. They answered in droves. Check out which shows made the top 20 after the jump.
Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita ("Humanity Has Declined") is set to tell a different sort of future tale. This time humanity is not extending its power throughout the galaxy—in fact, we're not even extending our power! Nope, this is a future where fairies, not humans, are the dominant race. An expanded version of the trailer is now available and you can see it past the jump!
Some updates surfaced today regarding the TV anime light novel adaptation Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita (Humanity Has Declined). In addition to some staff and studio details, the series will also be adapted into a manga to be serialized in Monthly Ikki and Monthly Comic Alive. More after the jump.
A flyer for the new covers for Romeo Tanaka's Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita (Humanity Has Declined) has revealed that the already in production anime will be a TV anime airing in Summer 2012. (Continued below)
Romio Tanaka's light novel series about a period in time after a fairy-like race of beings takes over the Earth, Humanity Has Declined (Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita), is being republished with new illustrations by Sunaho Tobe. Bump the jump to declare which version you like more!