Keiichi Tanaka, of ComiPro! fame, is at it again. The daughter of manga pioneer Osamu Tezuka has said of these parodies "We can accept Lion King, but Taknaka Keiichi is unforgiven." The latest mimic mash-up of hot trends witht he classics sees Tanaka drawing Ryūko Matoi in the style of Tezuka and Go Nagai. Get a look after the jump.
Animator Takafumi Hori seems to be tweeting special sketches before the premieres of the Kill La Kill episodes that he worked on. He posted Ira Gamagoori for episode 1 and a Tsumugu Kinagase before episode 5. Now, he had a new Nonon Jakuzure leading into episode 10. Get a look after the jump.
This week, singer Eir Aoi's Kill la Kill the opening theme song “sirius” and insert song “Sanbika” has been released digitally in twenty countries including the US. The “sirius-EP” also “Kuroiuta”, the theme song for PS3 game Drankenguard 3. More after the jump.
Shirow Miwa, known his work on the manga Dogs and with the band Supercell, let his appreciation for Pacific Rim be known in a series of sketches posted this summer. Now he's back with a new tribute, presenting an obvious, but fun never the less mash-up will Kill La Kill. Get a look after the jump.
So that you don't lose your way over the next month, Aniplex has put together a 10 minute preview of Kill La Kill's original soundtrack. This music by Hiroyuki Sawano (Attack on Titan, Blue Exorcist and Gundam Unicorn) will be collected on December 25th. Get a look after the jump.
You can count on memorable music from composer Hiroyuki Sawano, as heard in anime such as Attack on Titan, Blue Exorcist and Gundam Unicorn. He frequently adds puns and clever, linguistic puzzle titles to these works, which is the case for his Kill La Kill original sound track, set to be released on December 25th. Get a look after the jump.
Ryuko in Kill la Kill is cool and all, but how many Mako fans are out there? The anime's really animated sidekick has an adorable hairstyle and her voice actress accidentally copied her hairstyle! She then posted the results on her blog. Does she look good as Mako? See the private photo taken by the voice actress herself and you be the judge after the jump!
Ryuko may have found her Senketsu in the rubble of her home's basement in Kill la Kill, but you don't have to even bother with that mess because COSPA is offering a new Senketsu hoodie for the rest of us! Pre-orders for a hoodie with Senketsu's design are now open on COSPA's website, with the hoodie to be shipped in mid-January. See the image after the jump!
Sometimes the general populace greets cosplay with welcome amusement, and sometimes if you try to mix otaku culture with other society, disaster occurs. The classic example for that is when Florida's Metrocon shared a convention center with Red Bull Flugtag. And now, on a smaller scale, mingling crowds from Anime Festival Asia and a church service resulted in police being called. More after the jump.
With the first Kill La Kill home video slated for January 8th, box art for the release has now been previewed. This packages foes for 7,140yen for Blu-ray, 6,090yen for limited edition DVD and 5,040yen for standard edition. Get a look after the jump.
Kill La Kill seems to be made to challenge cosplayers and already we're seeing plenty of daring fans picking up the gauntlet. Photographer RICO captured some of these fans in a shoot of the Elite Four, posted on Twitter. Get a look after the jump.
It was just a matter of time before the flood of Kill la Kill figures started - Phat! Company jumped into the fray with their 1/8 scale Ryuko. Check her, and some new Attack on Titan prototypes, out after the jump.