Shochiku will release the second DVD/Blu-ray from its Weapon Front-Line series, which introduces Japan Self-Defense Forces' weapons and equipment. The disc comes with a sticker of Takao from the Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova- anime series and special footage featuring her voice actress Manami Numakura. Check the trailer after the jump.
National Defense Academy of Japan plans to hold its 62nd anniversary festival on November 8 and 9. To support the event, Kazuhiro Takamura, best known as the director of the military-featured moe anime series Strike Witches, designs three original mascot girls representing the land, sea and air forces. Check the visuals after the jump.
Following the well-received "3TO4 Senshi no Clover" released in March, a new fan-made promotional video featuring the three mascot girls of Japan Self Defense Force's Okayama provincial cooperation office, titled "Toaru Chihou no Bouei Shoujo/A Certain Region's Self-defense Girls" is now online. Check the latest video after the jump.
As reported back in April, Japan Self Defense Force's Ibaraki provincial cooperation office has its own three moe mascot girls: Koume (Army), Nobara (Navy), and Hibari (Air force). The poll for the election to choose the most popular character to be featured in the center position on the next year's recruit poster opens today. Hit the jump for more details.
Following the Okayama office, Japan Self Defense Force's Ibaraki provincial cooperation office has revealed its latest recruit poster featuring three moe mascot girls: Koume (Army), Nobara (Navy), and Hibari (Airforce), designed by manga artist/illustrator Pochi Iida. Check the cute poster after the jump.
Last weekend, the Okayama Prefecture branch of the Japan Self-Defense Forces Tweeting photos of recruitment displays featuring a character from Humikane Shimada, creator of Strike Witches and original character designer for Girls und Panzer. Now, they've posted a video featuring the character, along with a call for the public to suggest names for the pink haired soldier. Get a look after the jump.
As previously reported, the Tokushima Base of Japan's Self-Defense Forces has been famous for its recruiting posters using female anime-style or moe characters since 2010. The 2013 poster features three female members of the land, sea and air forces at work. You can check the posters from 2010 to 2013 after the jump.
Recently Japan's Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) is well-known for their use of moe/bishoujo girls as mascot and promotional characters to attract young Japanese. The trend is still continuing. JSDF's Tottori Provincial Cooperation Office has revealed their three official bishoujo characters. Check the girls after the jump.
Japan Self Defense Force Fukushima Provincial Cooperation Office have revealed their official mascot characters on their PR site. They are moe girls "Fukushima Three Sisters" and three versions (land, sea, air) of male character "Momorou-kun". Check the cute characters in military uniforms after the jump.