Bones' original mecha anime Star Driver has been quiet for a couple of years. The series' Twitter account was dormant since it promoted the movie's home video release in early 2014. Recently, it woke up to hype the anime adaptation of Kafka Asagiri and Hirukawa 35's mystery manga starring the giants of early 20th century Japanese literature, Bungou Stray Dogs. More after the jump.
It's been an interesting week for pachislot news. There's not much to see yet, but gambling machine maker Yamasa has a listing for a Star Driver unit. There is however a preview of Sankyo's Slayers Revolution pachinko machine. Get a look after the jump.
An August 21 release date has been set for a Japanese DVD/Blu-ray release of the new Star Driver anime movie. Character and mecha designers Yoshiyuki Ito and Shigeto Koyama will be illustrating the packaging. The feature, which opened in Japanese theaters in February, offers a rearrangement of the fabulous mecha TV series, with new post-ending epilogue. More after the jump.
Otaku-influenced images usually make great wall decorations through posters, but what if they were an oil painting? Gallery Egao in Nagoya, Japan specializes in customized oil paintings of otaku illustrations and they are hoping this will be a new genre in otaku-related business. Read more about it after the jump!
Fabulous mecha anime Star Driver started re-running last fall on Tokyo MX leading into the February 9th premiere of the anime movie and continued through the recently concluded winter season. While it was the series you know and love, new end card illustrations have been incorporated into show. Get the complete set after the jump.
Shinjuku Marui One is one of the few locations that are Otaku friendly in stylish Shinjuku and does many collaborations with anime. There are multiple collaborations going on and one of them is for STAR DRIVER the Movie. Click for photos of the collaboration desserts!
KIRABOSHI!!! More collaboration updates with STAR DRIVER the Movie. What does sound good to do after the movie premiere? How about karaoke? Zero Hour continues for fans in Japan after the movie if they decide to visit Pasera Resorts for karaoke and special Star Driver menu. Read on for photos!
Apprivoise!! The highly anticipated Star Driver movie opens this Saturday at theaters in Japan! Here are some updates from the movie's official site, photos of movie merchandise and links to a new movie fan-art contest that is going on right now. Read on!
Fabulous mecha anime Star Driver started re-running last fall on Tokyo MX leading into the February 9th premiere of the anime movie. While it's the series you know and love, new end card illustrations have been incorporated into show. See a gallery after the jump.
The new commercial for the February Star Driver anime movie is only 15 seconds, but the mecha battle in a snowy urban landscape makes for quite an awesome 15 seconds. Get a look after the jump.
The folks at BONES have unveiled a sparkly new trailer and key visual for the upcoming Star Driver movie. Set to open February 6, 2013, the anime feature will offer a rearrangement of the fabulous mecha TV series, with new post-ending epilogue. 9nine returns for new theme song "colorful". Get a look after the jump.
This weekend, a first trailer for the upcoming Star Driver - The Movie premiered in Japanese movie theaters and the project's official site. Set to open in February, 2013, the anime feature will offer a rearrangement of the fabulous mecha TV series, with new post-ending epilogue. Get a look after the jump.