Japanese retailers have started accepting pre-orders for Max Factory's upcoming Atago: Light Armament Ver. 1/8th scale figure from the browser game Kantai Collection/KanColle for an October 2016 release. Its Heavy Armament Ver. to be released at the same time will be available only at the Good Smile Online Shop. Check the product photos after the jump.
Manga author Kazuo Koike is known for many things: the creation of classic series such as Lone Wolf and Cub and Lady Snowblood, training generations of younger manga authors with his advanced level classes, offering life advice to fans, and being an inveterate otaku for DMM's Kantai Collection browser game. Hit the jump to learn about what happens when you come between Koike and his ship-girls.
The official home page for the anime version of KanColle has been updated with a new key visual teasing an announcement related to the KanColle theaterical film coming in 2016, and fans are already speculating about what it may portend. Hit the jump to learn more.
Max Factory and Good Smile Company are releasing a variant version of Fubuki from Kantai Collection in figma form, this time featuring her character design from the 2015 KanColle TV anime. Hit the jump to set sail against the Abyssal Fleet.
Pre-orders are now open for a new Nendoroid toy of Fubuki, the Destroyer class protagonist of KanColle. Hit the jump to learn more.