Kancolle's Destroyer Akatsuki has achieved her goal of becoming a lady, or least gotten closer to it. This week's update to the browser game upgraded the UI with new filters, introduced four new quests, expanded the rainy season CG to feature Shouhou and Murasame, added Type 96 150cm Searchlight to the equipment, and given Akatsuki a Kai Ni upgrade.
To start off this week, Kancolle ended its spring event, and in its place the browser game introduced limited rainy season accoutrements, including weather greetings from 50 ship girls, including Shigure, who is celebrating her 80th Anniversary and Kongou, who is celebrating her 103rd Anniversary, as well as new, thematic furniture, and rainy season CG for Yuugumo Class Destroyer Takanami and the Zero obsessed enemy Northern Princess.
This summer you can sortie out like Shimakaze with your own ruck sack inspired by the speedy KanMusu's naval gun turrets buddy Rensouhou-chan. Ensky produced this KanColle backpack that is 43cm tall (55cm with battery), with a 14cm wide luggage compartment (the pack is 28cm wide with its fuselage.) Get a look after the jump.
Good Smile Company has launched pre-orders for the Nendoroid super deformed figure of KanColle's take on the super battleship Yamato. They're describing her as the figure with "the MOST volume of akk KanMusu Nendoroids so far!" This one has anti-ship guns, anti-air guns, and even mune drink with omelette rice. Get a look after the jump.
A year to the month after a figma of Kancolle's Shimakaze was released, the fleet's eager beaver, Yukikaze is finally getting her own poseable figure. Also distributed by Good Smile Company, Phat!'s Medicchu super deformed figure of the battleship Mutsu is is also now for sale. Get a look after the jump.
From late next month, Sega Prize starts offering collaboration prize figures between Kagami Yoshimizu's four-panel comedy manga Lucky Star and Kadokawa Games' Kantai Collection/Kancolle web browser game. Check details of the first entry, Konata in Shimakaze cosplay after the jump.
On April 28th, the KanColle browser game launched its big seasonal event, spring 2015's "Order! 11th Battle Operation". This introduced five new ship girls including the first Italians. This set brings two new voice actresses Misaki Kuno and Mikako Komatsu into the combined fleet, along with Ai Kayano getting her fourth kanmusu role (plus two special bosses). More after the jump.
On April 28th, the KanColle browser game launched its big seasonal event, spring 2015's "Order! 11th Battle Operation" (possibly based on World War II's Indian Ocean Raid / Easter Sunday Raid ). Three new Kanmusu make their debut, including Katsuragi, Takanami and Akitsushima, and entering the with them are the first ship girls from Italy (the game already had five German girls, designed by Fumikane Shimada). Get a look after the jump.
While most KanColle browser game players are excited about the big spring event with its new ships, including an Italian kanmusu, coming April 28th, another update shipped out April 23rd to celebrate the second anniversary of Kantai Collection. This featured a celebratory banner for the admiral's furniture, limited voice lines for 70 ship daughters, and new Kai Ni upgrades for Mutsuki and Mutsuki Class Destroyer Kisaragi.