On May 26th, popular Kagerou Class Destroyer Yukikaze, along with Mutsuki Class Destroyers Matsuki and Kisaragi and Furutaka Class Cruisers Furutaka and Kako join the KanColle arcade game. An update trailer showcases the five charming KanMusu in Abyssal ship battling action. Get a look after the jump.
Black Chicken Studios' Victory Belles offers the pitch "Finally, an era of WW2 shipgirls dawns on our shores! Fleet combat F2P Web/iOS RPG collection game & warship sim for the West!" That kind of makes it sound like an answer to a certain popular browser game that only has Japanese servers and which just recently added explicitly America KanMusu. Seeking crowdfunding on KickStarter through Friday, May 20th, the game has passed its $30,000 goal and is now just shy of $40k.
Doujinshi event Comitia is held four times a year, with its largest edition scheduled for Golden Week at Comiket home venue Tokyo Big Sight. Among the pro's attending this week's 116th event was Gunslinger Girl author Yu Aida. And, maybe not completely true to the spirit of the event, he posted a GG parody of the experience. Get a look after the jump.
This week, the original KanColle browser game launched its big, spring seasonal event. "Establish a Ground Air Squadron!" features three parts, and seven maps. Notably, it's also being called "Decisive Battle! Operation Lets Get Iowa," because its rewards include Italian ship girl Pola and the long awaited first America (previously featured in the Vita game), Iowa! Get a look after the jump.
As the KanColle browser game prepares to launch its spring event May 2nd and introduce US KanMusu Iowa, another Overseas Friend is about to get a new figure, which is something of a rarity. Bandai's acessory heavy Amor Girls line is adding a Bismarck drei in August. Get a look after the jump.
Happy third anniversary to KanColle! The browser game that launched the ship girl phenomenon is celebrating with 7 new quests, including one for the anniversary that rewards players with a a commemorative wall scroll made by Kongou. There's also over 150 voice lines for the anniversary and spring, plus seasonal flower CG for four KanMusu.
Kadokawa's official anime YouTube channel today posted a 45-second teaser for the upcoming Kantai Collection/KanColle anime feature film, announcing its fall 2016 release. It will be released as Kadokawa Pictures' 40th anniversary title. Check the latest clip after the jump.