Travel into a brand new country courtesy of Razer Battle Field X. To celebrate the release of the second BD box in Japan, a new survival game will open to let fans test their skills in Ray Gun Country. Hit the jump for the scoop!
Kino's Journey has reached the end of the road, but we can keep on traveling! Tales of finding amazing locations and strange cultures are uniquely satisfying and difficult to find, no matter how long you search. That's why we've gathered together some of our favorite anime to satisfy your sense of wanderlust! Hit the jump to begin your next journey!
Back in 2008, the Kino's novel series inspired a 1/8 figure of the titular traveler with Kino holding Colt Peacemaker "The Cannon" trailing a cloud of clear-cast smoke. In time for the 2017 anime, they've produced a "Refined Ver." with a revised version of the earlier sculpt. This update is one sale now with shipping scheduled for next December. Get a look after the jump.
Still dragging your feet on picking up a few of this fall's shows? Let us get you hooked! Kino's Journey -the Beautiful World- and Recovery of an MMO Junkie are two big fan favorites this season. Will they be your new favorites? Hit the jump to find out!
Kino's Journey was a quiet, understated light novel and anime series with a respectable fan following. It was highly praised, but never got as big as some other titles. Which is a shame -- this thoughtful, adventurous series is a unique addition to any anime collection. Read on for some reasons we're glad it's back!
Kino's Journeywill be released in three collections in Japan on December 22 (with a CD featuring the Nico Nico user participation drama with the debut of Aoi Yuki and the latest anime's cast), February 28th (with audio drama CDs featuring Yūichirō Umehara's Shizu and Kenichiro Matsuda's Riku, then Inori Minase's Photo and Megumi Ogata's Sou), and April 27th (with soundtrack). Store bonuses have also now been previewed.
Animate's ACOS, makers of cosplay items as well as day-to-day anime-inspired wearables, has begun preparing items based on Kino's Journey -the Beautiful World- the Animated Series. The highlight is designs for a "faithful reproduction" of Kino's trademark hat. Suede, with goggles, the unix item sells for 4,860yen with tax. It's scheduled to ship in December.
What’s a good way to watch a show like Kino’s Journey? Take it from someone who recently traveled to Japan—no matter where anyone goes and wherever cultures differ, the people we meet aren’t all that different from ourselves. Hit the jump to dive deeper into the world of Kino's Journey and learn how a visit to modern day Japan informs one writer's approach to the series!
The official website for singer-songwriter Nagi Yanagi has posted CD jackets images and short version music videos for her 15th single song "over and over" (TV anime Just Because! OP theme) and her 16th single song "here and there" (Kino's Journey -the Beautiful World- the Animated Series OP). Check out her new MVs after the jump!
Harajuku's Area-Q us a “Entertainment Collaboration Cafe” located on the the 7th floor of Q-Plaza Harajuku and while Kino is only supposed to stay in one play for three days, they'll manage to be the Journey destination October 21-29. Get a look after the jump.
With the fall season now fully underway, the number of great new shows available feels a little overwhelming. Today on Why It Works, I'll be offering some watch suggestions in a wide variety of genres, and helping you start off this season in the best way possible!
The first thing you should know about Kino's Journey -the Beautiful World- that you don’t need an introduction to get into this series. Each story is standalone. But if you're a fan of the light novels or the 2003 anime adaptation, you'll be happy to know that the most interesting stories will be adapted this season. Hit the jump for the full list of stories.
The work of Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid author Coolkyoushinja tends to be, er... well... a bit pervy. The latest anime adaptation of Kino's Journey has premiere and Coolkyoushinja welcomed it with some tribute art. More after the jump.