This week's episode 12 of Encouragement of Climb season 2, "Dear My Friend" got some assistance from Trigger and Kill La Kill veteran Shota Iwasaki (animation director on episodes 5, 11, 16 and 22, key animator on the second opening). Some familiar company came along for a special cameo appearance. Get a look after the jump.
Aniplex USA announced the launch of new pre-orders a this weekend's Anime Weekend Atlanta. Pre-orders for Sword Art Online - Extra Edition launch on September 29th ahead of a December 23rd release. The DVD set of Silver Spoon's second season is also coming on December 16th. Get the details after the jump.
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Along revealing that Ragyo Kiryuin will be voiced by Laura Post, Nui Harime will be voiced by Stephanie Sheh and Tsumugu Kinagase will be voiced by Kaiji Tang in the Kill la Kill English dub, Aniplex USA announced on last night's September webcast that the series' episode 25 OVA will be screened at New York Comic Con on October 11th. More after the jump.
In a new video, PBS Idea Channel asks "Is Kill La Kill a Warning about Wearable Technology?" The program digs into aspects of the conversation like could the uniforms be considered technology? And how does fascism play a role in all this? Get a look after the jump.
It's now less than two weeks away from the September 3rd Japanese release of the ninth and final volume of Kill La Kill home video, with its accompanying OVA episode. To promote this, an early look at this last collection's packaging has been posted online. Check out the complete set below.
A special advanced preview of the Kill La Kill OVA episode 25 with cast message is planned for August 30th at Umeda Burg 7 and August 31 at Shinjuku Wald 9. With tickets selling on the 23rd, a 31-second preview has been posted. Get a look after the jump.
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.