In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Key's visual novel CLANNAD, Updraft, a Tokyo-based company specialized in anime/game character goods, has started accepting pre-orders for smartphone cases for iPhone5/5s featuring a laser engraved illustration on the back. Hit the jump for more details.
Ready to live your own swimsuit episodes? Well, character goods makers are ready to make that a reality. Cospa has a limited, men's sized set of Oreimo Kuroneko sandals coming in August. Meanwhile, Sanyou has a whole lot of floats and beach balls based on visual novels from Key (Rewrite, Little Busters!, Air), TypeMoon (Fate) and more. Get a look after the jump.
Prepare for a tearjerker. With the winter 2013 edition of Dengeki Visual Arts set to present new information about the next visual novel from Key (Kanon, Air, Clannad, Angel Beats!, Little Busters!), an early look at the coverage reveals the scenario writer/lyricist/composer Jun Maeda is set to return for the game. More after the jump.
VisualArts' English localized version of Key's (Kanon, Air, Clannad, Angel Beats!, Little Busters!) fourth visual novel, planetarian - Dream of Little Star has now been released for iOS. Key has called the post-apocalyptic story a "kinetic novel" since there are no choices or alternate ending. So, it probably shouldn't be called a game, but you can now get the digital experience on iPhone and iPad, priced at $3.99. More after the jump.
The first TV CM for a 2012 fall TV anime Little Busters! has been posted in the web. The 15 seconds CM features the narration by popular voice actress Yui Horie as the protagonist boy Riki Naoe for the first time. Check the video after the jump!
On June 27th, Key, the folks behind Air, Kanon and Clannad, will be releasing a new "harvest festa!" fan disc, expanding the story of their 2011 visual novel, Rewrite. Get a look at its new opening, with Aoi Tada's (Cowboy Bebop's Ed) theme "Harvest," after the jump.
Following the confirmation of the Little Busters! anime adaptation last month, the animation studio for the adaptation is confirmed and the simple fact that it isn't Kyoto Animation has upset fans enough for both Key and the President of Visual Arts to respond on Twitter. Hit the jump for all of the details.
In a post yesterday, VisualArt's/Key has officially announced that Little Busters! is getting an anime adaptation with the opening of the official webpage and an announcement video. Read on for the video and more.
Long the subject of stories of why it hasn't been animated following Kanon and Clannad. one of the last Visual Art's/Key titles that hasn't been animated yet is finally getting a TV anime adaptation: Little Busters! Read on for more details.
At today's "Prototype Fan Appreciation Day 2011" in Akihabara, Prototype announced a PS Vita port of the romance adventure game Little Busters! called Little Busters! Converted Edition. Read on for more details.
VisualArt's will release Key+Lia Best 2001-2010, the best album by a singer Lia and a song writer Jun Maeda on June 24. They have worked on various anime and game music together since 2001. This album features their compilation works of the 10 years. VisualArt's has posted a 14-minutes promotional video for the album on YouTube.