A June 16th Love Live! 3rd Anniversary concert at Pacifico Yokohama announced a slate of projects for the idol franchise that includes a second season of the anime. Get the details 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. The sure to be hot item spinning out of this seasons anime is outfits worn by Love Live's Otonokizaka Academy Girls Uniform uniforms. Coming in May, these will be sold in three pieces - jacket uniform and class ribbon. Check them, out after the jump.
Japanese record company Lantis has posed a 11 minutes 15 seconds long promotional video for the special feature of the second Love Live! anime Blu-ray disc volume, "μ's New Year Love Live! 2013 Part 1" on its official YouTube channel. Check the real Love Live! idols on stage after the jump!
Two special presentations itasha are grabbing the attention of fans of cars and cute. Ikebukuro's Toyota Auto Salon Amlux Tokyo's is showcasing a Alphard G luxury minivan, decal-eled up with the Love Live! girls. While the exhibit is running through March, you can even rent an itasha for a ride at 1000yen ($10) for sixty minutes. Meanwhile, Girls und Panzer home town Oarai has a Anglerfish servicing the area. Get a look at both after the jump.
Tie-ins to this season's well received school idol singing anime Love Live! have so far mostly been CD albums and singles, but figures are starting to materialize. April will see first year trio Maki, Hanayo, and Rin hitting Japanese arcade prize machines as 16cm figures from Furyu, following the recent debut of Honoka, Kotori, and Umi. More after the jump.
Move over Gundam masked cover of "Gangnam Style," there's a new mecha dance in town. In a stop move video, a squad of Zeon dance to "Start:Dash!!" the insert song from episode three of this season's Love Live! School Idol Project anime series. Get a look after the jump.
Be prepared for a lot of CD single tie-ins to the Love Live! School Idol Project anime. Music label Lantis has posted the CD promos for the first opening and insert song CDs. Meanwhile, a new compilation shows off the near AKB48 scale stack of promo material that was prepared for the show. Get a look after the jump.
Days after Sunrise's Love Live! School idol project begins running on Japanese TV, music label Lantis will be releasing a "Love Live μ'ｓ Best Album Best Live" CD album and music video/preview Blu-ray on January 9th. Get an early look after the jump.
Music label Lantis has posted a second preview video for January idol anime Love Live! Jukki Hanada (Steins;Gate, IdolM@ster:Xenoglossia) writes the Sunrise produced series. Get the latest look after the jump.