Medicom Toys Real Action Hero line offers premium figures, upwards of 30cm, with plenty of stitched clothes and accessories. The line has introduced three new figures, coming in 2015: No.682 Girls und Panzer Miho Nishizumi in April, No.683, Kill la Kill Satsuki Kiryuin (Kamui Junketsu Ver.) in May and No.684 RAH NEO EVA-13, also in May. Get a look after the jump.
The eighth Japanese volume of Kill la Kill is getting ready to drop on August 6, packing episodes 21-23 with a nice little collection of goodies. Bonuses include a gatefold case, another digipak illustrated by character designer Sushio, a special art board collection, and Drama CD vol. 4, with some of the audio previewed after the jump.
Character goods maker/retailer Broccoli has previewed the slate of merch that they'll be bringing to this summer's Comiket 86 doujinshi mega-event. In addition to a Kill La Kill full-print t-shirt (7,500yen), which be sold at Gamers after the event, there's a two side Ryuko/Satsuki hug pillow (9,500yen). Get a look after the jump.
“Attention! All salute the Student Council President, Satsuki Kiryuin!” Following Ryoko and Mako, Good Smile Company has now Kill La Kill's Satsuki Kiryuin as a chibi Nendoroid figure available for order. She's joined by new Super Sonico and Wake Up, Girls! Get a look after the jump.
On July 7th, Japan celebrates the star festival Tanabata, which marks the meeting of lover deities Orihime and Hikoboshi who are able to reunite only on the seventh day of the seventh month. Traditions include wearing yukata for summer festivals and tying strips of paper with poems and wishes to bamboo, which are often set afloat on a river or burned after the festival. Check out the celebration after the jump.
Character goods maker Cospa has added Kill La Kill, Psycho Pass and Mekakucity Actors to its pinched strap line, with chibi versions of the series' casts being held up on keychains and audio jack plugs. They're on sale now ahead of October releases at 648yen for either the chain or plug. KlK fans also have the choice of four versions of Mako and two Honnouji Academy Elite Four. Get a look after the jump.
Otakon has announced that members of the English dub cast for Kill La Kill, including Erica Mendez, Carrie Keranen, Christine Cabanos and David Vincent, will be guests at the anime convention held August 8-10 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. More after the jump.
Good Smile Company had a pair of plotters to preview of their recent NicoNico broadcast. The Kill La Kill Satsuki and Attack on Titan Armin Nendoroid figures aren't available for order yet, but paint sculpts are looking far along. Get a look after the jump.
Kasoku brand Aurora's Girls und Panzer cycling clothes have proved quite popular with that series' zealous fans, as plenty of photos on Twitter has attested. Last month, they sold Love Live! gear, and they should prove pretty popular. Starting this week, and running thorough July 16th, Don't Lose Your Way! because they have Kill La Kill items on sale ahead of a September release.
This week, Medicom is exhibiting their line of premium Real Action Heroes figures at Shibuya's Parco Art Museum. At the exhibit, they are previewing Attack on Titan's Annie and a school uniform version of Madoka Magica's Mami Tomoe, which will be exclusives for the Summer Wonder Festival figures event, as well as a street clothes version of Ryuko and a kamui Satsuki from Kill La Kill. Get a look after the jump.
This 4th of July there will be a Kill La Kill special event at Anime Expo in Los Angeles, with special guests including Ryoka Yuzuki (Satsuki), Ami Koshimizu (Ryuko), Kazuki Nakashima (Scriptwriter), SUSHIO (Character Designer) and Yousuke Toba (Producer), as well as featuring a full length concert from Opening Song Singer Eir Aoi. In a new Aniplex of America video Eir Aoi talks up the concert's special light sticks.