Kill La Kill character designer Sushio was back at Comiket 89 with the return of art collection SUSHIO CLUB - LOVE LOVE KLK - (284 pages) and Talking About Composite3 (60 pages), featuring Ghibli's Yoichi Senzui and Norihiko Miyoshi, back from summer's Comiket 88, and Sushiotan, a collection of sketches such as the ones he's been posting on Twitter. After this, he made it back in time to spend the New Year with some familiar friends.
While Kill La Kill is two years old as of this October, the affection for the series from fans and creators endures. Character designer/animation director Sushio continues to sketch its characters and has offered fans an opportunity to revisit them for the holidays. Get a look after the jump.
Kill The Kill character designer/chief animation director Sushio started the week with an emotional thank-you to beloved manga author Shigeru Mizuki, who passed away November 30th. During the week, he followed this by cheering on BiS' Saki Kamiya as she tried to complete a 100-km supermarathon in time to re-join POP for the group’s live at live performance at Tokyo's Shimokitazawa SHELTER. Get a look after the jump.
In an interview with Toonami Faithful, the block's co-creator Jason Demarco announced that Kill La Kill will be replacing Attack on Titan as the schedule prepares for a shake-up with the October 3rd debut of Parasyte.
The Trigger team will be back at this weekend's Comiket with a third and final Art of Kill la Kill, covering design evolution, concepts and unused works from the Three City Tour storyline to the end of the series, as well as new tributes from director Hiroyuki Imaishi and the design team, Kazuki Nakashima's draft for episode 1, unused plot for episode 7 and tributes from Gurren Lagann's Atsushi Nishigori and Pixar's Grant Alexander.
From Transformers: Devastation to Star Fox Zero, Platinum has its hands full, so let's give them more work to do! Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance director Kenji Saito is heading up Transformers, and when a fan suggested he make a game based on Gatchaman or Karas, he responded with an even better idea. Hit the jump for more.
Good Smile Company is preparing for this summer's geek gatherings, including launching a site to showcase what they're bringing to major figure event Wonder Festival. A highlight of this is a look at the Kill La Kill Nendoroid Mako Mankanshoku: Fight Club-Spec Two-Star Goku Uniform Ver. Get a look after the jump.
Everyone's entitled to their own opinion on an anime or manga, that much is certain. But sometimes, wild-eyed individuals appear to strike back against a series whose positive qualities are almost universally acknowledged. They bare the standard of "Hype Backlash", and today, Shane's taking a deeper look at five different (sorta) Gainax titles in hopes of better understanding this odd breed of media fan. Hit the jump and check it out!
Toonami has announced that May 23rd, they're going to give fans the opportunity to spend Memorial Day weekend with Ryuko's Fight Club, catching up on Kill La Kill. After that marathon of the show's recent episodes, the block is back to normal line-up on 5/30. More after the jump.
Last weeked, FXX's ADHD block ran the third episode of Major Lazer, the animated adventures of a Jamaican superhero with a laser gun arm, based on the like-named music project by DJ/producer Diplo. In "Escape from Rave Island," Major Lazer's travels through a dystopian future take the star and his allies to the remains of a rave destroyed Ibiza, where some of the evolved Rave Rats look somewhat familiar.
Ryuko Matoi's Super Saiyan form from the final episode of Kill La Kill will soon be a figure from Good Smile Company. Pre-orders launched this week for the impressive figure, sporting lots of color and lots of naked skin. The 1/8th scale, 30cm (with stand) figure ships in October for 11,852yen before tax. Get a look after the jump.