From late next month, Sega Prize starts offering collaboration prize figures between Kagami Yoshimizu's four-panel comedy manga Lucky Star and Kadokawa Games' Kantai Collection/Kancolle web browser game. Check details of the first entry, Konata in Shimakaze cosplay after the jump.
Akihabara's Kanda Myojin Shrine isn't the only Shinto location attracting otaku visitors looking to make their New Year's prayer wishes. Since 2007, Saitama's Washinomiya Shrine has turned the fact that Lucky Star had made them a magnet for cosplayers into an opportunity. This New Year's, shrine at which the series' Hiiragi sisters served as miko welcomed visting fans for a chance to keep warm with character goods, selling glove and neck warmers in addition to bowls and buttons.
Back in May, in the midst of the manga's 10th anniversary celebration, COMPTIQ magazine announced that Kagami Yoshimizu's Lucky Star wasgoing on hiatus. True to the initial plans, the manga returned in the magazine's December issue, on sale in Japan November 10th. In addition to a Special Edition with the girls in middle school, bonuses include a B2 post of the KanColle crossover.
Internet celeb Rosanna Pansino celebrates today's North American release of Nintendo 3DS game Cooking Mama 5: Bon Appétit! with a bit of baking. Lucky Star fans will also appreciate this project because she's making Chocolate Cornets! See how to cook your own after the jump.
Viz Media updated its Viz Manga store with a bunch of new digital first releases, including the digital release of Kagami Yoshimizu's four-panel manga Lucky☆Star. The first volume of the comedy series joins a digital exclusive release of One and Yusuke Murata's One-Punch Man vol. 4 and others. Read on for more.
Saitama, Japan is getting ready to kick off a string of anime events leading up to the Anime and Manga Festival in Saitama (Anitamasai) and ANISAMA WORLD 2014 concert October 11th and 12th. To encourage otaku tourists to start visiting, special collaborative goods featuring home town characters are being offered along with an anime pilgrimage smartphone stamp rally, launching August 29th. Get a look after the jump.
Last November, limited editions of Lucky Star volume 10 featured the series' heroines cosplaying Kantai Collection/Kancolle and Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya. Based on this, Lucky Star's Konata Izumi as KanColle's super popular speedy destroyer is getting a prize figure from Sega. Get a look after the jump.
In the midst of the manga's 10th anniversary celebration, COMPTIQ magazine has announced that Kagami Yoshimizu's Lucky Star is going on hiatus while the author develops new plans. More after the jump.