Today May 28 is the birthday of Hotaru Ichijo, one of the four main girls of Atto's comedy manga series Non Non Biyori and its anime adaptation. To celebrate her birthday, the anime official site is now featuring Hotaru's smiling anime GIF in flight attendant uniform on the main page. Check it after the jump.
Fan animator and MAD video editor gfgfsp has impressed many with a new work, replacing the Madoka Magica character in the movies' "Luminous" opening with the girls from Non Non Biyori, complete with the famous nuzzling sequence. Check out the results after the jump.
Get ready to head back to Asahigaoka! A second season of the adaptation of Atto's rural Non Non Biyori comedy has been announced. More after the jump.
After a bit of "Forever Alone" Valentine's Day visual, the official site for Non Non Biyori managed something a bit happier for the White Day follow-up. Get a look after the jump.
Nijigencospa, the bishoujo label of character goods maker Cospa, has revealed the Non Non Biyori items that they will be offering for pre-sale at next month's AnimeJapan trade show. A Renge "Nyanpasu fan"is cute, but not thing that will prompt a second look. The Hotaru hug pillow on the other hand is apt to be a bit controversial. Get a look after the jump.
This weekend, Wave will be previewing figures at the Winter Hobby Exhibition in Akihabara, and ahead of the showcase, posted a look at the prototypes for their upcoming 1/10th scale Beach Queen girls from Kill La Kill, Sword Art Online, Non Non Biyori and more. Get a look after the jump.
Surprisingly, or maybe disappointingly, it's not Natsumi or Komari representing the Koshigaya family on the Non Non Biyori site's Valentine's greeting image. Instead, we get Suguru offering an object lesson in the dangers of Valentine's Day in a one class country school. Get a look after the jump.
Following the research on the first episodes, Japanese communications service provider NEC BIGLOBE's Anime Engine (β) today reported the final result of their Twitter research for the 2013 fall TV anime. The most tweeted title was Silver Link's slice-of-life anime Non Non Biyori. Check the ranking after the jump.
The Japanese term "MAD" videos represent a super-set of what's called "anime music videos" in North America. Parodies, remixes, reanimation, juxtapositions, and theme compilation are also included under the fan video heading. In a cute, and very popular, new MAD by "Del Sol," the cast of Non Non Biyori is edited into the opening for Working!! Get a look after the jump.
AT-X, a Japanese premium anime channel which is available via satellite and cable, has announced the top 10 anime series of 2013 chosen by its subscribers (approximately 150,000). The most popular title is the TV anime adaptation of Atto's slice-of-life comedy manga Non Non Biyori. Check the top 20 ranking after the jump.
Figure makers continue to take note of the response to Non Non Biyori with Wave now announcing that they'll be making Beach Queen girls based on the anime's fifth episode, "I Pretended I Forgot My Swimsuit." Expect to see these in 2014. Meanwhile, they've fill out their schedule for the year with the launch of previews and preorder for their summer releases. Get a look after the jump.