“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.
Tomorrow, pre-orders open for Phat Company's Kill La Kill Satsuki Kiryuuin: Kamui Junketsu ver. statue, and on the eve of the figure going on sale, distributor Good Smile Company's Kahotan blog has posted a preview of the soon to be released Ryuko Matoi: Kamui Senketsu Ver. Get a look after the jump.
Garage kit artist ODEYA is on a Katsuhiro Otomo/Akira kick as they prepare for the Summer Wonder Festival figure event. He has Etsuko, the psychic girl from Otomo's early horror Domu, Kaneda from Akira, and an especially creative Kill La Kill Ryuko on an Akira throne. Get a look after the jump.
While Kill La Kill certainly hasn't lost its way to anime events in the Japan or across the globe, character goods maker Movic's ACOS brand is now making it easier with an official Senketsu uniform. With top, skirt, scarf, chest cover, suspenders, belt, pouch and glove, it's selling for 20,520yen with tax ahead of an end of July release. 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. Check out Aniplex of America's event trailer after the jump.