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.
Good Smile Company has taken up the challenge of making Renge Miyauchi from this season's surprise fan favorite comedy Non Non Biyori even more super deformed, with the announcement of plans to make a Nendoroid figure based on the character. Meanwhile, the Monogatari line is continuing with an upcoming Nadeko Sengoku figure. Get a look after the jump.
After losing ground to Mari and Rei in the hearts of otaku following the Japanese release of Evangelion 3.0, Asuka is starting to claw her way back into the hearts of Eva devotees. There are certainly plenty who remembered her December 4th birthday this year. Join in the celebration after the jump.
KADOKAWA/Media Factory's Monthly Comic Alive magazine announced today that they will distribute candies for free at Gamers' Akihabara store at noon on December 7 to express their gratitude to the fans of Non Non Biyori created by Atto. Hit the jump for more details.
Non Non Biyori is one of this season's surprising fan favorites. Maybe because the affection wasn't expected, tie-in merchandise has been slightly slow to hit the release pipeline. After a couple of keychains and tumblers, Cospa is doing their part with Hotaru "From Tokyo" and Renge "Renchon & Gu" t-shirt, coming in January. Get a look after the jump.