Aniplex USA announced the launch of new pre-orders a this weekend's Anime Weekend Atlanta. Pre-orders for Sword Art Online - Extra Edition launch on September 29th ahead of a December 23rd release. The DVD set of Silver Spoon's second season is also coming on December 16th. Get the details after the jump.
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The 36th/37th combined issue of Weekly Shonen Sunday, which is officially published today in Japan, announces that the serialization of Hiromu Arakawa's popular manga Silver Spoon will be irregular for a while. The author explains that she needs more time to take care of one of her family members who has become sick recently. Hit the jump for more details.
Aniplex of America has announced a slate of July releases that includes the Anohana movie, Silver Spoon and double feature packages of Gurren Lagann and Madoka Magica. Get the details after the jump.
Kento Nakajima, a member of Japanese idol group Sexy Zone, will make a guest appearance as a voice actor in the eighth episode of the on-going TV anime Silver Spoon Second Season. He also plays the protagonist character Yugo Hachiken in the live-action adaptation film. Check more info after the jump.
Tokyo-based anime/manga character goods company Penguin Parade has successively announced the new lineups of its Petanko trading rubber straps featuring chibi characters all sitting in the same pose. The latest one revealed today is the student characters from Hiromu Arakawa's Silver Spoon manga. Check the lineups after the jump.
The 10th volume of Hiromu Arakawa's top-selling manga Silver Spoon hits Japanese stores today on January 8. The 1,200-yen (about US$11.44) special edition comes with a horse-shaped ema, a wooden wishing tablet which was appeared in the 58th episode. More information after the jump.
The official site for the TV anime adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa's farming-themed manga Silver Spoon yesterday posted the key visual for the highly-anticipated upcoming second season including the new character Ayame Minamikujyou voiced by Sayuri Yahagi. Check the visual after the jump.