Need your Konata fix? Lucky Star is now available in the Crunchyroll catalog from Funimation! Grab a chocolate coronet and prepare for some anime karaoke after the jump!
The anime adaptation of Kagami Yoshimizu's Lucky Star ran spring to fall 2007 and to celebrate its 10th anniversary a four disc soundtrack collection is being released on August 2nd for 7,020yen. Along with the booklet featuring interviews with composer Satoru Kousaki and lyricist Aki Hata, Lantis has tapped Kyoto Animation to capture the spirit of the anime in new cover art. Get a look after the jump.
Join Lucky Star's Hiiragi twins for an official birthday celebration next month at the Washinomiya shrine! There will be games, cosplay, and guest appearances from the voice actresses themselves. Hit the jump for all the info!
KADOKAWA Corporation is coming to town for Anime Expo! The company will be making its North American debut with a booth at the event, hosting live announcements and showing world-premiere material. They'll also be welcoming anime creators and selling exclusive merchandise. Hit the jump for all the latest news!
Anison distributor Lantis announces a new soundtrack boxset to celebrate Lucky Star's 10th anniversary. Hit the jump for details.
The Kyoto Animation adaptation of Kagami Yoshimizu's schoolgirl otaku comedy Lucky Star debuted on April 8th, 2007. The May issue of Nyantype magazine celebrated animated antics Konata, the Hiiragi sisters, Miyuki and company with a new pin-up that saw the return episode animation director and animator Chiyoko Ueno, with assistance from Ayumi Shimoura and Yukie Tsuda.
Miss out on Lucky Star's original release? Don't worry, Funimation is releasing the entire series plus the OVA on Blu-ray. Hit the jump for more info!
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.