Anime merchandise and apparel manufacturer Cospa will be releasing costume sets under their Cospatio high-quality cosplay brand name based on “Kantai Collection”. YATTAR JAPAN brings us pics and info after the jump!
Having a hard time controlling your KanColle mania? Good Smile wants to help you wallow in it with their 1/8 scale Shimakaze figure. It’s up for pre-order now, so check out the pictures after the jump.
The popularity train that is Kantai Collection cannot be stopped. On the heels of an astounding showing at WonFes, Good Smile is extending the KanColle café, adding in new character-themed drinks, food and art. Check out the pictures after the jump.
Even with all the WonFes prep, Kahotan has the time to give us a good look Good Smile’s newest Nendoroids. Fans of Seira Hoshikawa can get a good look at all her Day Break Illusion goodness - as well as some KanColle WonFes treats - after the jump.
KanColle, the multi-media sensation about bishoujo versions of World War II battleships, has some interesting monster girl designs for its fictional ship adversaries. One of the most amazing is the Wo-Class aircraft carrier, recognized for the giant skull on top of her head. This beaut has inspired a parka from Cospa's bishoujo NijigenCospa line. Get a look after the jump.
Mel Kishida, a Japanese illustrator known as the character designer for Hanasaku Iroha, is also known for his crazy cosplay that is occasionally revealing despite being a pretty good looking male. However, his most recent cosplay photo as Shimakaze from Kantai Collection circulating on Twitter is shocking the fanbase! Before you accept it as just another pretty boy crossplay, behold the ugly truth after the jump!
One of the issue's causes friction between Japan and its geopolitical neighbors is Maritime Self-Defense Force’s newest ship, the so called "semi-aircraft carrier" Izumo. Chinese and South Korean media has viewed the ship as a sign of Japan's more right wing, militaristic shift. Ero artist Butcha-U has given her a Kan Colle-style fleet girl personification. Get a look after the jump.
If you learn to recognize one ship girl from multi-media juggernaut based on the browser based anthropomorphic moe battleships game Kantai Collection or "Combined Fleet Girls Collection", KanColle for short, it should be the speedy, bunny eared destroyer Shimakaze. Max Factory has their figma version of the character ready to pose in May and now available for preorder. Get a look after the jump.
After half dozen manga adaptations, fleet girl game phenomenon Kan Colle is set to be adapted into anime by diomedea (Squid Girl, Problem Children) this year. A new scan making the rounds on Japanese blogs lists that Keizou Kusokawa (Ro-Kyu-Bu! , Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, the studio's upcoming Akuma no Riddle) will be directing. More after the jump.
It's curtains for the moe battleship girls of Kantai Collection as the series inspires two lines of ita-curtains and tassels with some available for sale at the upcoming Comiket convention in Japan. YATTAR NEWS brings us pics and info after the jump!