A photo of a store display at an undisclosed anime shop in Japan is getting lots of attention because the display is showcasing the majority of the idol anime / game franchises for male audiences together. Ps, Love Livers, WUG fans and AiKatsu Ojisans are discussing the possible idol war due to this brave, but thoughtless act of promotion. Is this act bad enough to cause a war between fandoms? See the controversial photo after the jump.
Game and anime series, “IDOLM@STER”, whose animated film is scheduled to be released in January, 2014 has inspired a stereo headphone set "THE IDOLM@STER Producer Ver.” on sale in April from Premium Bandai. YATTAR JAPAN brings us pics and info after the jump!
YATTAR NEWS brings us pics and info on a pair of figures based on the twin sister idol singers from the popular IDOLM＠STER franchise. Get a look after the jump!
The May issue of Comic Rex had a nice treat for bishoujo fans. A reversible cover features Eri Takenashi's Kannagi and Namori's YuruYuri mashed up with the IdolM@ster. Meanwhile, always game for a bit of social media, Namori has tweeted a bonus pic of the Amusement Club dressed as the Imus idols. Get a look after the jump.
Kotobukiya has started moving into the fall with the character goods plans, and kicked it off with something nice and bishoujo. The 1/7 scale, 11 inch IdolM@ster Hibiki Ganaha - Angelic Island - Ani*Statue will be hitting in September. Get a look after the jump.
They’re tiny, they’re wacky, and now, thanks to COSPA, they’re paper crafts. Fans of Yukipo, Yayo, Chicchan and Miura-san, your day has come. Check out more after the jump.
In this 9th iteration of IdolM@ster 2 DLC, seasonally appropriate swimsuits/accessories are joined by American-inspired "fancy petunia" and "stylish denim" dresses, spacey "Eternal Terra and Luna," and adorable insect outfits. Check them out after the jump.
Bond villain Goldfinger said "once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it's enemy action." Is the fact that the promo for second IdolM@ster OVA features prominent teeth brushing a coincidence or is it a Nisemonogatari inspired trend? Decide after the jump.
Hide our favorite Berserk manga author, there's a new IdolM@ster 2 DLC catalog in the pipeline. The oddly diverse selection of new costumes for the PS3 game include the orbital heat shield inspired Digital Space Craft dress, an Alice in Wonderland dress, and more. Get a look after the jump.
The special 26th episode of The IdolM@ster will be airing for the first time on Japanese TV June 16th via the BS-TBS satellite network. More after the jump.
Namco Bandai and Sammy have teamed up to produce a high profile pachinko slot machine based on the IdolM@ster franchise, and have released a pair of promos ahead of an Akihabara preview event on May 23rd. Get a look after the jump.
In their latest live painting demonstration, drawing tablet makers Wacom have posted a demonstration of IDOLM@STER animation director Sunao Chikaoka using their Cintiq 24HD liquid crystal pen tablet. Check it out after the jump.