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.
As we inch our way out of winter, it's time to think about warmer weather, and a new Squid Girl OVA! Volume 16 of the invader from the deep comedy manga is out in Japan today, and with it, an order form for a limited edition of volume 17, slated to feature a third OVA on Blu-ray. More after the jump.
Crunchyroll keeps adding more neat things to watch, even when you aren't looking, as more Squid Girl has been added in two OVA eposodes, while the first season of Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions has been added to the site's series catalog. Hit the jump for the details.