From Love Live! to Sword Art Online, Kadokawa had a lot of series to show off at this week's Comiket 89, with a booth presenting merchandise from over 20 titles. Along with the t-shirts and charms, they had hug pillows for a selection of 2015 and 2016 anime, going for 10,000yen each (before tax), except for the Shimada Fumikan illustrated Strike Witches - Operation Victory Arrow Erica and Ursula, going for 12,000yen. More after the jump.
Tokyo-based anime/game character merchandising company GATE has started accepting pre-orders for various items featuring the character visuals from the three-part OVA series Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow, including a boxer brief for men. Check the product photos after the jump.
Japan's fascination with the mash-up of moe and military service continues with a new collaboration between cross-media franchise Strike Witches and the Japan Air Self-Defense Force in the form of a documentary DVD about the 60th anniversary of the JASDF. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official Strike Witches Twitter feed is teasing an announcement at an event in February of 2016 that may indicate that the long-awaited 3rd season of the TV series is on the way. Hit the jump to learn more.
Good Smile Company has posted plans for Nendoroids number 560 and 561. First up is Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?'s goddess of the hearth or the ribbon or something, Hestia! Following her January 2016 release comes Strike Witches II's Eila Ilmatar Juutilainen in February. Get a look after the jump.
A new smart phone game based on the Strike Witches cross-media franchise is coming to Android and iOS in the Fall of 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
This May, social media reports following a screening of final part of Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow OVA series, titled "Vol. 3 - Arnhem no Hashi (The Bridge of Arnhem)" reported that the that the upcoming season of SW TV anime will feature the 502nd Joint Fighter Wing aka the "Brave Witches." This week, creator/designer Humikane Shimada posted a group illustration of their Kanno Naoe,Nikka Edvardine Katajainen and Waltrud Krupinski.