Art book Hiro Kanzaki Artwork Collections Cute hits Japan today collecting art by the Oreimo light novel illustrator covering the first six light novels plus doujinshi and other works created up to until 2007, plus a special novella. What's really tantalizing fans about this book is that there's a follow-up planned for 2015, featuring "After Story." Get a look after the jump.
This weekend Aniplex of America announced that pre-orders for Kabukimonogatari (the second arc of Monogatari season 2) and Oreimo 2 open on June 9th ahead of an August release. Get the details after the jump.
Lately, it seems like Kuroneko is pulling ahead in the Oreimo girl arms race. The latest is another swimsuit figure, and this time Chara-ani is peeping into the locker room with a pool-version swimsuit figure. The figure, catching Ms Gokou changing from her school uniform, is coming in August, with the 19cm figure going for 8,000yen. Get a look after the jump.
Cutely going against type, Oreimo's Ruri "Kuroneko" Gokō puts on a white dress and a smile for a new 1/7th scale figure by PULCHRA. Despite its summery look, the 24cm item is scheduled to ship in November, with pre-orders available now at 9,074 yen. Check it out after the jump.
Ita-curtain (curtains with anime illustrations) maker Curtain Damashii posted a look at the products that they will be bringing to next weekend's AnimeJapan trade show, headlined by a very intense Madoka Magica Rebellion design as well as daring decor from Infinite Stratos, Sword Art Online, Oreimo and more. Get a look after the jump.
Matters have been silent in terms of more anime adapting the Hyouka mystery light novel series. They've also recently been pretty quiet in terms of related merchandise. One of the few releases on the horizon is cLayz's Eru Chitanda figure. Get a look after the jump.
Penguin Parade is keeping the Oreimo merch train rolling this June with the release of a 1/8th scale, non-Got-loli clad Oreimo, and a set of Petanko Mini trading figures. Get a look after the jump.