At this weekend's Anime Expo, NIS America announced plans to release Hanasaku Iroha the Movie ~ HOME SWEET HOME ~ Premium Edition on October 14th and Nyaruko: Crawling with Love! Complete Second Season Premium Edition on November 11th. More after the jump.
Christmas just got a bitlewder with Griffon Enterprises scheduling a 1/8th scale Nyarko-san Kuko figure for December release. The 20cm sunbathing Cthughan is available for pre-order now, retailing for 8,400yen. Get a look after the jump.
Anime songs are increasingly showing their presence on music sales charts in Japan, but some of them have really striking lyrics that you would only hear in anime music. Japanese reading portal Da Vinch Denshi Navi polled 100 anime otaku to decide the top 10 anime songs with memorable lyrics to see what those are. Find out which anime songs are sticking in people's minds after the jump!
Well timed for this week's 123rd birthday of pulp horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, pre-orders have launched for Griffon Enterprises' new 1/8th scale figure of the moe version of his creeping horror Nyarlathotep, as seen in Haiyore! Nyarko-san W. The 19.5cm figure ships around Halloween for 8,500yen. Get a look after the jump.
Here's a fun otaku distraction. Nyarko-san, Kuko and Hasuta have been put into school uniforms of forty anime. See how many you can identify after the jump.
In a move that a certain crowd of aliens would doubtlessly approve of, Akihabara's Cure Maid Cafe will be running a Nyarko-san promotion May 16-June 2nd, featuring SAN point reducing drink mixes for 450yen along with theme dishes. Also in Akihabara, the Patisserie Swallowtail White Rose’s special booth located in K-Books will be offering a selection of HENNEKO sweets. Get a look after the jump.
In a rare case of a Japanese food promo item making the trip over to North America, New York's Go Go Curry will be carrying the Nyarko-san clear file. Ask for a "clear holder" on May 5th GO GO BIRTHDAY, (a "go" "five" word pun) and you can score one of their limited supply of 55 moe evil goodies. More after the jump.
It's crawling chaos on a dish! This September, Good Smile Company will be distributing Max Factory's 1/7th scale apron clad Nyarko-san. This, plus Cospa's upcoming Nyarko-san goodies after the jump.
Our favorite moe elder evil, Nyarko-san, is getting excited to use the universe's most dangerous weapon, the fork, in a team-up with Japan's Go! Go! Curry restaurants. For the chain's famous name-pun promotion on April 25th, visitors to a participating store can get a special Nyarko-San W clearfile. Get a look after the jump.
Appropriate to the comedy's otaku cast, 5pb. (Steins;Gate, Muv Luv) has transplanted the stories of moe Lovecraftian evil Nyarko-san into PS Vita game Haiyore! Nyaruko-san Nafushigatai Game no Yōna Mono, scheduled for release on May 30th. Get a look at the new promo after the jump.
CM's Corporation is finally preparing to address the dearth of Kūko figures. The Cthughan will be joining schoolmate Nyarko-san in the Gutto-kuru Figure Collection in late June, with the 1/8 scale figure selling for about 8000yen. Get a look after the jump.
In honor of April Fools' day, game maker Nitroplus has brought togther 14 anime, light novel, visual novel and manga incarnations of Lovecraftian evil, mostly chaos god Nyarlathotep to do battle in fictional strategy RPG Konton Taisen - Thousand Confusian Wars. It'll be out for the 3DREAMSTATION LL when the stars are right. Get the look after the jump.