Lightning strikes twice in Sentai Filmworks’ newest acquisition: Little Busters! Refrain. Yoshiki Yamakawa (Maid Sama, Kill Me Baby) returns to direct this 26 follow up to the original series. Also returning are Haruko Iizuka, character design and Michiru Shimada, series composition.
Earlier today Sentai Filmworks announced the acquisition of Little Busters! follow-up Little Busters! Refrain, with plans to release it digitally soon and on home video in 2014. More after the jump.
News out of last month's "KSL Live World 2013 way to the Little Busters! ~Refrain~" event was that a Little Busters! EX anime is in the works. Now, Animage has revealed casting for the anime. See who's who after the jump.
J.C.Staff's adaptation of Key's (Kanon, Air, Clannad) sixth visual novel returns in this fall's Little Busters! Refrain, and Warner Brothers Anime has posted a new TV ad to hype the October launch. Get a look after the jump.
News out of a "KSL Live World 2013 way to the Little Busters! ~Refrain~" event held in Koto, Tokyo on September 16, 2013 is that a Little Busters! EX anime is in the works. Little Busters! EX refers to the Ecstasy version of Key's light novel. Unlike Kanon and Air, in which adult content was removed for later ports, Lilbus added it for the 2008 Windows game. More after the jump.
J.C.Staff's adaptation of Key's (Kanon, Air, Clannad) sixth visual novel returns in this fall's Little Busters! Refrain, and Warner Brothers Anime has posted a new preview to hype the October launch. Get a look after the jump.
The LilBus anime site has been updated with news of the series' return in October's Little Busters! Refrain. The visual novels' Kawaragi Shiho is back in the role of Mio Nishizono, having missed the earlier season due to her pregnancy. Scenario contributor/composer Jun Maeda will be working on opening "Boys Be Smile," which will be performed by Suzuyu. Ending Kimi to no Nakushi Mono will be sung by Ayaka Kitazawa. More after the jump.
As their name suggests, character goods maker Cospa is one of the big players in retail cosplay items, especially replicas of the school uniforms depicted in anime. Their Cospatio label has a GJ Club summer version school uniform coming in August. As they tend to piece, the items are expensive, but pretty much top of the line. Get a look after the jump.
The Kud Wafter visual novel is a spin-off of Key's earlier all-ages Little Busters! and expanded, adult version Little Busters! Ecstasy, set after the events of Ecstasy,. The Chika Shirokiri written VN has been released for the PSP, Android and Blu-ray, with a PSP "Converted" edition due May 9th and an "All Ages" version returning to the PC on June 28th. Check out the ultra-cute opening after the jump.
Looks like the rumors and suggestions of more Little Busters! anime are proving true. The recent run of J.C.Staff adaptation of Key's (Kanon, Air, Clannad) sixth visual novel ended with a promo for "Refrain." However, specific plans for an adaptation of the scenario have yet to be revealed. Get a look after the jump.
Figures makers Good Smile Company has posted new previews of Nendoroid super deformed figures of wooser’s hand-to-mouth life's Ren and Darth wooser, Little Busters' Rin Natsume and Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai NEXT's Kobato Hasegawa. The first two are available for pre-order now ahead of July releases, while Kobato preorders start next week. Get a look after the jump.
Ever listen to an anime song and just feel sad or wistful? A Japanese poll ranked the most moving songs in anime. Check out the top fifteen songs to hit you in the feels after the jump.
Following the Onii-chan dakedo Ai sae Areba Kankeinai yo ne! exhibition in last November, Geestore Osaka Annex in Otaroad is now holding a special exhibition featuring the popular visual novel/anime series Little Busters! for a limited time from February 9th to March 10th. Check the photo report from the biggest Otaku city in Western Japan after the jump!