Move over, Touhou Project! While the doujin bishoujo bullet hell shooter with a ton of cute girl characters from various varieties of supernatural distinction is still very well represented at Japan's largest doujinshi event, the ship girls of KanColle held their position as Comiket champions at last weekend's 88th fan-manga mega-event. More after the jump.
This weekend, a Second KanColle Yokohama Naval Review Rehearsal fan event was held at PACIFICO YOKOHAMA’s National Convention with the cast of the warship girl browser game and its anime adaptation. While last summer's first Review revealed specifics about the winter 2015 TV anime, August 9th's second event revealed that a KanColle anime movie is planned for planned for 2016.
Banpresto is completing the "Ceylon Tea Party" set of "Chibi Kyun Chara" Kancolle arcade prize figures with a new pair of figurines modeled after Haruna and Kirishima from the web browser game and TV anime. Hit the jump to check them out.
The "Counterattack! The Second SN Operation" KanColle browser game is coming August 10th with seven maps that seem to reference Solomon Islands Campaign and/or Guadalcanal Campaign. In the meantime, this weekend's update introduces a small expansion to the midsummer seasonal dressing with Tenryuu Class Light Cruiser Tatsuta joining her sister in the offering of swimsuit CG.
Back in March, Kadokawa Games pushed PS Vita simulation game Kantai Collection Kai from its original May release to August 27. That big leap has since been followed up with another delay that puts KanColle Kai on track for a new November 26 launch. Hit the jump for more.
Japanese figure company Kotobukiya has listed the latest entry for its posable chibi-style figure line Cu-poche, Hibiki from the popular browser game series Kantai Collection/KanColle for a December 2015 release. Check the details after the jump.