Sure to invite both excitement and consternation, Max Factory, of figma fame, has posted a painted preview of their 1/7th scale Oreimo Kirino Kousaka True End ver. figure. She's a Dengekiya online store exclusive, with pre-orders going for a pricey 15,750yen through the end of the month. Get a look after the jump.
It's arguably not to the extent of Lucky Star's association with Saitama, but Oreimo has its ties to Chiba, appearing on local train wraps and the like. Following in the tradition of the former's promotions with the Saitama Seibu Lions, Oreimo is running a special tie-in with Japan’s Pacific League's Chiba Lotte Marines baseball team October 5th. Get a look after the jump.
Recently, Crunchyroll had the opportunity to interview some of the creative minds behind the whole Oreimo anime series at Otakon. Read about what went into their creative processes after the jump!
Penguin Parade, a figure/toy company based in Tokyo, is famous for its cute Pettanko figure series featuring chibi anime characters all sitting in the same pose. The company announced its newest entries Seitenshi (Holy Angel) Kamineko and Ayase Aragaki on today August 30. Check the adorable Oreimo girls after the jump.
Wet waether getting you down? No worries...The otaku ITA craze has lead to a line of umbrellas adorned with moe characters from several popular anime series. YATTAR NEWS brings us pics and info after the jump!
A fourth preview offers a new, extended look at Oreimo: Happy End. The game, coming to PlayStation 3 on September 26, follows Kyosuke as he councils the girls' through various life matters. Specifically, you aim to help Kirino, Kuroneko, Ayase, Kanako and Manami advance their idol careers. Get a look after the jump.
Although this was announced a while back, consider this a last-min reminder: today is the day that Crunchyroll will be streaming the three OVA episodes of Oreimo 2 that followed the TV broadcast. Read on for full details!
Con-goers aren’t the only ones who get dressed up for Comiket; telecom company KDDI gave their mobile base an otaku makeover via Oreimo. Check out the pictures after the jump.
Back in July, Oreimo cast members Yuichi Nakamura, Ayana Taketatsu, Satomi Satō, Hitomi Nabatame, Kana Hanazawa and Saori Hayamo, sang, danced and voiced their characters for a special stage event at the Maihama Amphitheater. Among the event merch was one particularly odd item... an Ayase Aragaki "love" handcuff keychain. Now, the character and her popular accessory are back on a hug pillow. Get a look after the jump.
On Friday, August 9th, Otakon will be screening Oreimo 2's episodes 14-16 in a event with author Tsukasa Fushimi, director Hiroyuki Kanbe and editor Kazuma Miki. This will be the first audience to see the anime's ending, with the event coming even before the Japanese debut. The episodes can then be seen on Crunchyroll later in the month (see the detail here). Get an English subtitled preview after the jump.
The last three years have really cranked out some stellar series, which begs the question: which shows are the best? There’s a poll that attempts to answer that question, and you can check out the results after the jump.