Mail order company has really been doing a good job of capturing the imagination of Japanese social media this month with their humorous You+More! It was bunny storage bags. Then it was Buddha-head ladies' knit caps. And, then, this week it was a fried shrimp sleeping bag, complete with footsies. Among the people it inspired was Squid Girl author Masahiro Anbe.
Weekly Shonen Champion is set to lay out a new slate of manga that the magazine will be introducing in September. Along with Mitsudomoe author Norio Sakurai's new Rororro!, coming on the 29th will be the latest from Squid Girlauthor Masahiro Anbe, Atsumare! Fushigi Kenkyu-bu or Assemble! Mysterious Research Club. More after the jump.
The July issue of Monthly Dragon Age magazine, out June 9th, has a special treat for fans of a certain fantasy series recently adapted into anime. Former Squid Girl, author and Aqua acolyte Masahiro Anbe drew the goddess, Megumin, Darkness and Kazuma Satō in manga story. Get a look after the jump.
Since wrapping up Squid Girl, author Masahiro Anbe has been posting more tribute art on Twitter. Along with Championing other series from Ikamusume's old home magazine, he's developed an appreciation for the water-powered heroine KonoSuba.Check out the latest results after the jump.
Japan's NHK public broadcasting network's News Watch 9 has a series of weather characters that have gotten increasingly moe thanks for the 2011 introduction of Aki Toyosaki voiced spring-goddess Haru-chan. At long last, it's spring in Japan, but, as Squid Girl author Masahiro Anbe sketches, winter is not quite ready to give up her grip on Haru-chan
After drawing some Inkling love back in February, Yuruyuri author Namori this week returned to the subject this week. And, speaking of Splatoon fans, Squid Girl author Masahiro Anbe has evidently been doing a bit of travelling since that series wrapped up, with photos being shared on Twitter. He also treated fans to a tribute to KonoSuba's Aqua. Get a look after the jump.
Squid Girl manga author Masahiro Anbe was on the Splatoon bandwagon as soon the game was announced at E3, drawing Inklings immediately, and later doing crossover art for the Shonen Champion manga magazine and Famitsu gaming mag. The game responded in kind, presenting IkaMusume inspired outfits. Squid Girl wraps up in this week's Champion, and the residents of Inkopolis decided to give her a last salute to nine years of cephalopod comedy.
Manga magzine Weekly Shōnen Champion has announced that this week's chapter of Masahiro Anbe's Squid Girl is the invader from the deep comedy's penultimate. The 2007 series wraps up in February 25th's 2016 issue 13. More after the jump.
If you follow Squid Girl author Masahiro Anbe's Twitter feed, you'd figure that he might be too busy with Fallout 4 to celebrate Christmas, but after the last Splatoon holiday mash-up, he found time for another bit of holiday fun. Get a look after the jump.
Squid Girl author and Splatoon enthusiast Masahiro Anbe is back with more crossover fun. In time for Christmas, he's suggested some Inkling holiday designs. Get a look after the jump.
Apple's new Ipad Pro and Pencil have created a remarkable amount of excitement about manga creators, with a number of notables eager to try out of the new tech toys and post the results to social media. Check it out after the jump.
Today's object of Japanese social media and blog fascination is a neck pillow designed to look like a realistic shrimp. The 500 gram, 30 x 40cm shellfish is designed to keep the wearer warm and comfortable while using a PC or smartphone, and is offered for mail order through services like Rakuten and Yahoo! And Squid Girl author Masahiro Anbe noticed! Get a look after the jump.
Splatoon game servers will be offline from 5:50 PM PT - 7:00 PM PT for a bit of maintenance and an update with new features, level cap increases, new music, and, as Nintendo of America has confirmed, the collaboration with Masahiro Anbe's Invader from the Deep anime/manga comedy Squid Girl. More after the jump.