In this week's Creative Spotlight, Brandon looks at Mamoru Hatakeyama, the director behind Shōwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjū. While he's not the most recognizable name in the industry, Hatakeyama is one of the most brilliant storyboard talents currently working on anime. If you're interested to learn more about this director, hit the jump to read more!
Peach-Pit (the pen name for manga artist duo Banri Sendo and Shibuko Ebara) will be producing a 3rd series of their gothic fantasy series Rozen Maiden for Shueisha's Ultra Jump seinen manga magazine beginning in February of 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
With the series set to be released on DVD October 7th, Sentai Filmworks has announced the English dub cast for 2013's Rozen Maiden Zurückspulen anime. See who's who after the jump.
YATTAR JAPAN brings us pics and info on upcoming figures of Suiseiseki and Souseiseki figurines from Rozen Maiden which are due early next year from Hobby model maker Wave. Take a look after the jump!
It's time for another wave of adorable chibi figures from Good Smile Company's Nendoroid line. Non Non Biyori's much anticipated Ren-chon is joined by Rozen Maiden's Suigintoh, Monster Hunter's G-Class Receptionist, and mini KanColle ship daughters. Get a look after the jump.
PEACH-PIT, the manga artist unit of Rozen Maiden and Shugo Chara!, has supported "Ashiya Ningyou Kanshasai" (Ashiya Dolls Thanks Festival) in Ashiya-cho, Fukuoka Prefecture, by donating their original character Komari. This year's festival offers a cider bottle with her illustration label. Check the details after the jump.
Though it was announced for 2013, 5pb.'s (Steins;Gate) Rozen Maiden: Wechseln Sie Welt Ab slipped to a January 30th 2014 PlayStation 3/Vita release. A new introduction movie showcases the cast of living dolls after the jump.
Though it was announced for 2013, 5pb.'s (Steins;Gate) Rozen Maiden: Wechseln Sie Welt Ab slipped to a January 30th 2014 PlayStation 3/Vita release. Elephante (Hakuoki) handles the scenario in which the player can start with Jun Sakurada in middle school or college. Get a look at the latest preview after the jump.
Manga creators Peach-Pit will be concluding their Young Jump run of the living dolls series Rozen Maiden this January. Depending on how collections break down, it will have run 10 or 11 volumes. More after the jump.