Looking for a quick watch between seasons? The Hook is checking out some one-sitting shows this week to make the break easier! Whether you're looking for epic robot battles or epic historical battles, we've got you covered. Check out two picks after the jump!
Crunchyroll is adding three anime catalog titles from Nozomi Entertainment today, including Big Windup! 2, ARIA The NATURAL, and Martian Successor Nadesico, including the series, Prince of Darkness movie, and Gekigangar 3 OVA. Dig into the details for all three after the jump!
Sci-fi anime Martian Successor Nadesico's 20th anniverary is continuing to stretch its 20th anniversary celebration into 2017. After last fall's Blu-ray release, screening, Comiket art book and more, Hobby Stock is now preparing a hug pillow of Ruri "Electronic Fairy" Hoshino (also previewed at Comiket). Featuring a new illustration by the series' Shinichi Yamaoka, she's on sale now ahead of March release.
Martian Successor Nadesico, a fan favorite science fiction / comedy TV anime from 2007, is celebrating its 20th anniversary soon, and the festivities include a Japanese release of a deluxe Bluray boxed set, online screenings on AbemaTV, and a screening / live-talk event featuring Nadesico staff and cast members as guests. Hit the jump to learn more.
Animator/character designer Keiji Gotoh's Gocky Club has previewed the books that they will be bringing to this weekend's Comiket. In addition to re-issues of books of his key animation work and a recent Sengoku Collection book, he'll be tapping into that 90s sci-fi anime nostalgia with a new book dedicated to Martian Successor Nadesico art. Get a look after the jump.