Following up on comments made by GAINAX head Hiroyuki Yamaga regarding the possibility of a continuation of fan favorite anime Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt, the long teased project by the GAINAX WEST crew has been unveiled after weeks of teasers, which turns out to be a pop-up promotional cafe that will open on March 3rd and run through the first week of May in Kobe's Anime Street. Hit the jump for details.
Once weekly, Gainax has scaled back their site's famous welcome page illustrations to a monthly schedule. For April, the work was by Minami Nanpo, one of the newer animators working on their anime shorts adaptation of Magica Wars, a free-to-play game in which each of Japan's 47 prefectures is represented by a magical girl. Get a look after the jump.
Yesterday, "" posted an Kill La Kill meets Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt opening parody. While this is pretty cool and of itself, what's cooler is that when it was pointed out to Sushio, an animation director on both series and character designer on KlK, he called the work "amazing!" Get a look after the jump.
OrchidSeed, makers of ecchi figures, have scheduled an Anarchy Panty with cast-off panties for May 2014 release. And yeah, the figure is pretty much as lewd as the title implies. The 1/8th scale, 19cm figure goes for 8,241 yen. Get a look after the jump.
This fall, anime studio Gainax overhauled their website. As part of the revision, after the 600 works, they did away with their tradition of presenting a different splash image every week. Their new model is to display one image every month, and to sell limited posters featuring that art. With a new Blu-ray set released on October 25th, they've gone with a second Panty and Stocking tribute. Check it out after the jump.
This fall, anime studio Gainax overhauled their website. As part of the revision, after the 600 works, they did away with their tradition of presenting a different splash image every week. Their new model is to display one image every month, and to sell limited posters featuring that art. This month, in time for the release of the new Blu-rays on the 25th, it's Panty and Stocking. Get a look after the jump.
Landing this October along side director Hiroyuki Imaishi's new Kill La Kill, Panty and Stocking With Garterbelt is set to be collected in a new "Forever Bitch Edition" Blu-ray set. With PSWG on Gainax's radar again, they've had pixel artist m7kenji, of indie game Bugtronica, come for a tribute piece, featured on the studio's site's weekly splash. Get a look after the jump.
Hopes that you'll be able to see the Anarchy Angels in HD have come to fruition. FUNimation has slated a new Blu-ray release of Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt Blu-ray Complete Series for December 4th. The $69.98 package will feature the US extras material in addition to the "Sanitary Box" OVA. More after the jump.
To promote the new billingual DVD of Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt, FUNimation asked fans to suggest dirty phrases to be read by the English dub cast of the blue humor loaded anime series. See the results after the jump.
While there's no thematic reason why trangressive anime comedy Panty and Stocking With Garterbelt shouldn't work in English, it's hard not to be curious as hell as to what the Anarchy angels would actually sound like in a different language. Get a listen after the jump.
FUNimation's "Elite" subscription streaming service has begun offering the uncut DVD/Blu-ray version of Gainax's trangressive comedy Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt. The first two subtitled episodes are now being offered on FUNimation's video site. More after the jump.
Gainax's merchandise division General Products and character goods maker MOVIC have begun offering costume dresses based on the attire of Panty & Stocking's troublemaking duo. On sale in Japan today, the polyester recreation of Panty's red party dress goes for $80.00, while Stocking's more elaborate attire sells for $147.00. Take a look at both after the jump.
Shin Bungeiza theater in Ikebukuro, Tokyo will hold an all night screening event of Gainax's Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt on May 28. The whole 13 episodes (28 segments) will be shown at one night. The screening will begin at 11:00 PM, May 28 and will end in the early morning of the next day supposedly. The special guest of the event is Hiroyuki Imaishi, the director of the series. He will join the talk show before the screening.