As soon as Splatoon was announced, it grabbed the attention and affection of Squid Girl author Masahiro Anbe. This week, motivated by the Amiibo and especially the "too cute" uniform costume, he posted his latest tribute to Twitter. Get a look after the jump.
In addition to preparing for the August release of volume 20, Squid Girl author Masahiro Anbe has been watching more The IdolM@ster - Cinderella Girls, playing so much Far Cry that he's dreaming about being chased by bears, and drawing more Ranma 1/2 tributes. True to his earlier promises, he's followed the earlier Ran-chan pics with some Ucchan. Get a look after the jump.
Squid Girl author Masahiro Anbe has taken a break from work and a break from his recent The IdolM@ster - Cinderella Girls tribute sketches to do a bit of throwback fanart with Rumiko Takahashi's classic Ranma. Keep an eye out for more, because he notes in the response thread that while he has trouble getting them right, he'd like to do Ucchan and Shampoo too. Get a look after the jump.
Squid Girl author Masahiro Anbe got the early drop on Valetine's Day this week with his Invader from the Deep sharing a virrtual treat with her fans. Get a look after the jump.
Several popular manga artists have recently offered their unique spins on game phenomenons that inspired winter 2015 anime. Squid Girl author Masahiro Anbe has been posting his take on The IdolM@ster - Cinderella Girls, particularly "Sexy Cat" Miku Maekawa. Meanwhile Takashi Shiina, author of Zettai Karen Children started off with an alternative version of the Sega KanColle arcade game, then went dark with his interpretation of sunken versions of the KanMusu
A number of aquatic anime and manga makers have checked in with their wet wishes for a blue Christmas. Arpeggio of Blue Steel's Ark Performance deployed Heavy Cruiser Takao with a "Merry Xmas" message to "All People." Gargantia had a special Christmas Eve hitokoma (one-panel) Kuu gag manga and Squid Girl author Masahiro Anbe has his own.
Following the PV for the leading track "Sayonara Strawberry," Victor Entertainment has also posted a 6-minute video to introduce all of the 8 songs from popular anime voice actress Hisako Kanemoto's upcoming 1st album "Fantastic Voyage." The video includes her interview and many behind the scenes as well. Check more about her latest songs after the jump!
Victor Entertainment has posted a promotional video for "Sayonara Strawberry," the leading track from popular anime voice actress Hisako Kanemoto's upcoming 1st "private" album titled "Fantastic Voyage" which is scheduled to be released in Japan on November 26. Check her cute song after the jump!
Victor Entertainment has announced that 26-year-old popular anime voice actress Hisako Kanemoto, who is best known as Ika Musume in Squid Girl and Cure Peace/Yayoi Kise in Smile PreCure! will make her solo singer debut with the 8-song 1st album "Fantastic Voyage." Hit the jump for more details.
The Blu-ray box sets of the Shinryaku! Ika Musume/Squid Girl TV anime series will be released in Japan in September and December. In commemoration of the release, a special event featuring Hisako Kanemoto, the voice actress of Ika Musume/Squid Girl, and Squid Girl herself is scheduled to be held in Tokyo on November 1. Hit the jump for more details.
In time for the summer, the Akita Shoten Online Store is offering Squid Girl t-shirts with mini Ika Musume's drawn by manga author Masahiro Anbe. Get a look after the jump.
At E3, Nintendo unveiled Splatoon, a Wii U 4-vs-4 third person shooter starring squid-people called Inklings. This caught the attention of one Mr. Masahiro Anbe, author of manga series Squid Girl. Right after the announcement, as he put it, he had to draw an Inkling. And this week he returned to the subject. Check out the results after the jump.
A couple of weeks after their Hyouka Eru Chitanda figure went on sale for pre-order, cLayz is back with another beloved character who hasn't been getting much merchandise attention lately. A 1/6th scale, 18cm Squid Girl figure is due this summer for 10,000yen. Get a look after the jump.