Oh My Goddess! or Ah! My Goddess author Kōsuke Fujishima has tweeted enough Madoka Magica figure pictures and Gundam models that his otaku-cred is well established. Along those lines, in a recent series of tweets, he's shared a series of K-on! sketches with his fans. Get a look after the jump.
Happy November 27th birthday to K-on!'s Yui Hirasawa, who shares the day with legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix, and to Naruto's Rock Lee, who shares the day with legendary martial artist Bruce Lee! Celebrate after the jump!
Showing off their winter plans at the CEATEC JAPAN 2012 trade show, Japanese mobile phone operator NTT Docomo had some nice goodies for anime fans. In time for 15th anniversary movie, Film Z, NTT Docomo will be releasing a branded One Piece Smartphone N-02E. Meanwhile, a Shabette Concier will feature characters from K-On!, Sanrio/Hello Kitty, Peanuts and more lending their voice and personality to a Siri-like service. Get a look after the jump.
Yen Press had some big boosts for popular names at New York Comic Con. Meet two new crews of magical girls in spin-offs Puella Magi Oriko Magica by Kuroe Mura and Puella Magi Kazumi Magica: The Innocent Malice by Masaki Hiramatsu and Takashi Tensugi. Then, watch K-on! split into K-On! Highschool and K-On! College.
Japanese site MyNavi ran a semi-scientific poll of readers, asking which anime/manga school uniform they'd prefer to wear. Interestingly, there was definitely a proclivity toward the classics. And given that many of the polled probably wore uniforms at some point themselves, aesthetics were tempered with some practicality. See what they picked after the jump.
Appareller Avail is getting geared up for summer, and apparently summer means K-On! The casual wear brand will be offering a line-up of K-On! clothes that includes messenger bags to socks, and men's and women's underwear. Get a look after the jump.
Home video distributor Section23 Films announced its August slate of releases today; including This Boy Can Fight Aliens, as well as The World God Only Knows Season 2, K-On! Season 2, No. 6, and more. Check out the details after the jump.
The K-On! feature film was one of the most popular feature films in Japan last year and the home video release will prove to be more so with a rumored 4 versions (!) of the release for Blu-Ray and DVD. Hit the jump for the release date confirmation and the rumored pricing for the individual versions
Home video distributor Section23 Films announced its June slate of releases, including Sentai Filmworks licenses Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works, K-On!! and Towa no Quon. Check out the full list after the jump.
How much do fans of light music club bands and pirates overlap? We're guessing enough to thoroughly enjoy this fan cross-over manga featuring the K-On! girls in a decidedly One Piece-esque situation and drawing style. Hit the jump to read it!
In their latest poll, Japanese site MyNavi asked fans what group of anime characters they'd be thrilled to see turn up at their co-ed mixer party. The guys offered the predictable responses, but wait and see who the females picked. Results after the jump.
The K-on! movie has some otaku saving up for airfare rather than a train ticket as they follow Ho-kago Tea Time to London. Could this be the next Lucky Star or Haruhi Suzumiya style otaku mecca? See the results after the jump.