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.
Squid Girl manga author Masahiro Anbe was on the Splatoon bandwagon as soon the game was announced at last year's E3, drawing Inklings immediately, and later doing crossover art for the Shonen Champion manga magazine and Famitsu gaming mag. The mutual admiration society will reconvene soon as the new Nintendo game now plans on presenting Japanese players with the promised free DLC costume next week. Get a look after the jump.
The Squid Girl x Splatoon mutual admiration society will reconvene next month as the new Nintendo game now plans on presenting Japanese players with a free DLC update featuring an outfit inspired by the manga Invader from the Deep! (A white dress and three pointed hat maybe?) More after the jump.
Squid Girl author and noted Splatoon enthusiast Masahiro Anbe celebrated the Nintendo game's release with crossover art in Shonen Champion manga magazine and Famitsu gaming mag. Splatoon's Twitter feed go into the inky fun with a look at the two illustrations. Check them out after the jump.
At last June's E3, Nintendo unveiled Splatoon and it immediately caught the attention of one Mr. Masahiro Anbe, author of manga series Squid Girl. And, as he put it, he had to draw an Inkling. Now, his enthusiasm is being acknowledged with next week's Shonen Champion manga magazine and Famitsu gaming mag set to carry official tributes by Anbe.
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.