Several popular manga artists have recently offered their unique spins on game phenomenons that inspired winter 2015 anime. Squid Girl author Masahiro Anbe has been posting his take on The IdolM@ster - Cinderella Girls, particularly "Sexy Cat" Miku Maekawa. Meanwhile Takashi Shiina, author of Zettai Karen Children started off with an alternative version of the Sega KanColle arcade game, then went dark with his interpretation of sunken versions of the KanMusu
In its January 23rd update, the KanColle browser game introduced a special "Thanks for 2.5 Million Players!" banner for the player's virtual furniture collections, Setsubun festival voices and background music, and most notably, new upgrade designs for Myoukou Class Heavy Cruiser Nachi and Hatsuharu Class Destroyer Hatsushimo. Get a look after the jump.
On a netcast today, Good Smile Company previewed a selection of figure, the pre-orders for which will be launching soon. In the eyes of many fans, the highlight was a poseable figma of Kill La Kill's Satsuki. The figure, with alternate shout and smiling expressions, paper background students, Bakuzan-Gako, Bakuzan-Kouryu and matching part of Ryoko's scissor sword, goes on sale next week for 6,500 yen. Get a look after the jump.
Levi is quite effective against Titans, but how is he against Destroyers? It was Attack on Titan versus Kancolle as Good Smile Company's official Kahotan Blog explored GSC's top figures of 2014. Check out the results after the jump.
Broadly speaking, Wonder Festival is to figures what Comiket is to doujinshi. While there are plenty of garage kits and customs, familiar figures makers also bring their goodies. With the event coming up February 8th at Makuhari Messe, in Chiba, Japan, Good Smile Company has previewed their semi-event exclusive figures, offered at WonFes, online during the event, and in some cases at other events.
A teaser site has launched for an upcoming arcade game based on anthropomorphic warship phenomenon KanColle. The game from Sega's AM2 group will feature 3D models of the fleet girls as well as physical trading card tie-ins. Location testing is planned for next weekend at Club Sega Akihabara. More after the jump.
Following on from the previous Kongo-class Nendoroids Nendoroid Kongo, Nendoroid Hiei and Nendoroid Kirishima comes a Nendoroid o Haruna, and Good Smile Company has celebrated the completion of KanColle's sorority of popular high-speed battleship with a special commemorative wallpaper. Get a look after the jump.