A Tesla coil is an electrical resonant transformer circuit invented by Nikola Tesla, with "singing" or "musical" variety that will make high voltage discharges that produce different tones. You can play them with a keyboard or program them with a MIDI. For their cultural festival contribution Takatsuki High school Physics Research Club used one to peform K-on!'s second season anime's first opening theme, "Go! Go! Maniac."
Japanese satellite TV network TBS Channel 2 will be broadcasting a 24 marathon beginning January 23, 2016, which will air the entirety of the K-On! anime series, including both TV series, the theatrical film, and the OAV episodes. Hit the jump to learn more.
Continuing their celebration of the April 2009 debut of the K-on! anime, Animaru! and Stronger get to the third in their line of fifth anniversary figures with Ritsu Tainaka, going on sale in time for her August 21st birthday. The 1/8th scale by Figureneet is selling for a special early price of 8210 yen ahead of a June 2016 release. Get a look after the jump.
Continuing their celebration of the April 2009 debut of the K-on! anime, Animaru! and Stronger get to Azusa Nakano in July, followed by Tsumugi Kotobuki at a later date. The 1/8th scale Azusa by Figureneet sells 9800yen, and while a full preview of the figure has been available, the protype of Mugi is now online. Get a look after the jump.
Ho-kago Tea Time, and especially Azusa, better get their sunscreen ready, because K-on! is going Down Under! The light music club anime, distributed in the region by Madman, will begin a broadcast run on on the public Australian Broadcasting Corporation digital children's network ABC3 starting on June 19th. More after the jump.
Japanese retailers including Amazon JP have started accepting pre-orders for Broccoli's latest three items from its deformed figure line "Chocolte": Yui Hirasawa, Mio Akiyama, and Ritsu Tainaka in swimsuit from the K-ON! franchise based on Kakifly's four-panel comedy manga. Check the details after the jump.
An upcoming figure of K-On! character Azusa Nakano, dressed in an outfit similar to the one she wears in the anime’s ending credits, will celebrate the series’ 5th anniversary. YATTAR NEWS brings us pics and info after the jump!
To celebrate the birthday of Yui Hirasawa from K-ON!, TBS and MBS's official anime character goods store Animaru! listed 11 new commemorative items all at once yesterday on November 27. The most expensive one is a 250,000 yen (about US$2110) limited replica guitar. Check the 11 items after the jump.
Japanese electronic musical instrument company Korg has announced its collaboration project with popular band-themed anime series K-ON!. The company will release "RK-100S K-ON! Special," a 300-limted electronic keyboard inspired by the keyboardist of Houkago Tea Time, Tsumugi Kotobuki. Check the details after the jump.