Comiket 90 is less than a month away, and with August 12-14's expansive event coming up fast, light novel publishers (and companies that license their IP for character goods), are busy preparing the kind of goods that will grab the attention of otaku in such a uniquely crowded field. So, of course, there's hug pillows! Check them out after the jump.
The official website for the anime adaptations of Gakuto Mikumo's popular light novel series Strike the Blood confirmed today that a new OVA series is actually in the works. Its 24-episode TV anime was aired from October 2013 to April 2014, then two-part first OVA was released in November and December 2015. Hit the jump for more details.
Japanese fans who attended a recent event for Strike the Blood - a light novel series by Gakuto Mikumo involving vampires, monsters, and high school students - are excited at the possibility that more Strike the Blood anime adaptations may be on the way. Hit the jump to learn more.
It's time for another round of anime girl hug pillows, with a few extra "multi-purpose cloth sheets." Movic, TBS' Animaru/M's and Kadokawa's shop will be bringing the bishoujo to March and April in this latest offering. Get a look after the jump.
Cast and staff of the 2013 TV anime reunite as Gakuto Mikumo's popular light novel series Strike the Blood returns for a two-part Kingdom of Valkyria Hen OVA, with new story by the novel author, released November 25th and December 23rd. Yuka Iguchi sings the opening with Kanon Wakeshima on the ending. Bonuses for buying these is a pair of interlocking clear posters, which the series site has now previewed.
Following the OP song "Little Charm Fang" by Yuka Iguchi, Warner Entertainment Japan has also posted a short version music video for the ED song "Kimi wa Soleil" for the upcoming two-part Strike the Blood OVA, performed by 27-year-old singer-songwriter/cellist Kanon Wakeshima. Check the song and CD jacket photos after the jump!
Movic has added a Liliruca Arde Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? hug pillow to the previous Hestia and Aiz ones. She's due in January for 10,800yen. Moving on from GA Bunko to Dengeki, they've also planned Strike the Blood Yukina Himeragi and A Certain Scientific Railgun's Mikoto Misaka and Ruiko Saten, also due in December for 10,800 yen each.
Warner Entertainment Japan has posted a short version music video for voice actress/singer Yuka Iguchi's 5th single "Little Charm Fang," the OP song for the upcoming two-part Strike the Blood OVA. Check the MV and CD jacket photos after the jump.
Warner Entertainment Japan has posted two sound-only previews for voice actress/singer Yuka Iguchi's 5th single "Little Charm Fang" and singer-songwriter/cellist Kanon Wakeshima's 8th single "Kimi wa Soleil." The former will be featured as the OP song for the upcoming Strike the Blood OVA, while the latter as its ED. Check the songs after the jump.