Doujin and ero-manga creator Toshirou Chiba from Celluloid Acme has a pretty evident affection for strong ladies, as seen in his doujinshi parodies of Naruto, Dragon's Crown, Dorohedoro and the like. A reader of American superhero comics, he's recently illustrated a series of mashups featuring the women in that genre, mixed up with the ship girls of KanColle. Check out the results after the jump.
Character design in the KanColle browser game is split between over 20 artists with mobile game and light novel illustrator Kujou Ichiso on Shiratsuyu, Shigure, Murasame, Yuudachi, Taigei/Ryuuhou and Harusame. In Wacom's latest live-painting video, they demonstrate use of the liquid crystal pen tablet "Cintiq 27QHD." Get a look after the jump.
According to the latest Oricon report, "Fubuki," the ED song for the ongoing TV anime adaptation of popular online card game Kantai Collection/KanColle, ranks an impressive 6th in the weekly single chart. It is the debut single by 18-year-old rookie singer Shiena Nishizawa. Hit the jump for more details.
Pizza Hut Japan will launch a new collaboration campaign with the ongoing TV anime Kantai Collection/KanColle next Monday, February 23. The pizza delivery chain has collaborated with many popular anime series, such as Yes! PreCure 5, Evangelion, Maria Watches Over Us, One Piece, Love Live! and Attack on Titan. Check the details after the jump.
Would it surprise you to learn that in the KanColle browser game, Shiratsuyu Class Destroyer "Nightmare of Solomon" Yuudachi's final words before being sunk are "Don't tell me... I'm sinking-poi?" Or, rendered into a valley girl-ish equivalent "I'm sinking-like?" While the character has uses the verbal tic in most of her game lines, she's almost Pokemon-ish in her constant poi-ing for the anime. Of course, fans have taken this as a challenge to count-them-all.
Sega is in the process of preparing a KanColle game for Japanese arcades, with a release planned for this summer. The "fleet-type training card game" involves collecting Kanmusume Trading Cards, organizing fleets, and challenging enemy fleets, and the first set of screens debuted at this weekend's Japan Amusement Expo in Chiba.