The blend of mahjong action and high school drama of Saki - The Nationals is making its way to PS Vita in Japan, as announced during a recent Niconico special broadcast. There's currently not much info on the game itself, including developer and publisher, but it's due out sometime around summer 2015. Hit the jump for more.
Moe mahjong gets nice home video packaging as Saki Achiga-hen episode of side-A is set to be collected in a Blu-ray box hitting Japan on March 18th. The 16 episode 2012/2013 series will be presented in a box with art by character designer Masakatsu Sasaki and special booklet, along with new OVA short "Kuro's Birthday" and a Nendoroid figure of Teru Miyanaga. Get a look after the jump.
A number of cute gaming girls are getting their own mousepads in the coming months. HobbyJapan has Saki Zenkoku Hen's busty Ako Atarashi, Kasumi Iwato, Komaki Jindai and Yuu Matsumi coming in January for 4,800yen each. On the decidedly smaller side of the spectrum, Hobby Stock has a No Game No Life Shiro coming in December, selling for 4,320 yen with mousepad easel.
While not quite as scandalous as their Saki Zenkoku Hen Hatsumi Usuzumi hug pillow, Movic's upcoming dakimakura of No Game No Life imouto shiro is still pretty darn iffy. The "dream and pleasure for you" character goods maker is offering the two NSFW items for July release at 10,800yen each. Get a look after the jump.
Nendoroid #400 with the anticipated CardCaptor Sakura. While she isn't available for order yet, the one to precede her is now. Saki: Zengokuhen's take on the titular moe mahjong player is slated for July release. Get a look after the jump.
Moe mahjong anime Saki returns this winter for the adaptation of its National Tournament Arc, with Miyuki Hashimoto back on theme song "New Sparks" and the cast singing the ending. Pony Canyon has posted a a preview, along with promos for the video releases of earlier seasons. Get a look after the jump.
Lantis has posted a short version promotional video for singer-songwriter Miyuki Hashimoto's 23rd single "New SPARKS!" on its official YouTube channel. It will be featured as the OP theme song for the 2014 winter TV anime Saki Zenkoku-hen. Check the song before the broadcast of the anime after the jump.