Despite not attending any of North America's conventions this weekend, Seven Seas took to Twitter to announce three new manga licenses Strike Witches, Devils and Realist and Dragonar Academy. More after the jump.
Though no magical teenagers were available to assist in the experiment, a group of otaku have valiantly attempted to add to the body of human knowledge by building their own Striker Unit and testing whether a Strike Witch can really fly. You'll never guess what happens when anime and reality collide! Get a look after the jump.
A nice bonus feature of the super deformed Nendoroid figures is that their parts are interchangeable, famously allowing you to put something like the ‘Olaolaolaola’ gag face from +TIC Elder Sister on your favorite anime heroine. This sort of figure bashing gets even funnier when juxtaposed with the body of American comics' Iron Man. Get a look at the results after the jump.
Here's a bit of trivial fun. Strike Witches and Girls und Panzer share designer/illustrator Humikane Shimada and military adviser Takaaki Suzuki. Strike Witches and Vividred Operation share director Kazuhiro Takamura. Given this, the anime fans at Biglobe decided to transitively associate the three and rank their heroines. See who comes out on top after the jump.
The Finnish embassy in Tokyo is known for otaku tendencies, such as moe twitter icons. Yesterday, it really flew its geek flag by celebrating the birthday of Eila Ilmatar Juutilainen - the Strike Witches girl based on legendary Ilmavoimat World War II ace Eino Ilmari "Illu" Juutilainen. More after the jump.
Strike Witches creator (and Girls und Panzer character designer) Humikane Shimada isn't quite the Twitter star that Fairy Tail's Hiro Mashima is, but recently, he's become a lot more worth following. This month, he's been tweeting a series of sketches of the Witches cast in cheerleader attire. Get a look after the jump.
In the wake of late July's Summer Wonder Fest, the figure maker Good Smile Company's Mikatan blog has been gradually sharing looks at a host of adorable figures based on characters like My Ordinary Life's Professor and Fate's Saber. Check them out after the jump.
Air gun maker Western Arms (aka Wa/Gunnet) has begun offering a pair of weapons based on Strike Witches 2 sidearms. The Charlotte E. Yeager M1911A1 Standard and Francesca Lucchini Beretta sell for 35,910 yen ($452) and 30,240 ($380), respectively. Get a look after the jump.
Strike Witches: Wings of Silver will be flying from the Xbox 360 to the PSP this June, with a port of the shooter with its DLC, plus an extra story. Check out Kadokawa Games' new trailer after the jump.
The Strike Witches film opened in Japan this past weekend, and now we have a teaser site revealing a browser game based on the anime. The online Strike Witches game will task players with training characters and pitting them against Neuroi enemies. Read on for more!
Fans watching a Nico Nico Live event on Saturday had the pleasure of seeing a minute-long clip of the upcoming Strike Witches film, presented by the anime's voice cast. Check out the video, which includes some fresh footage not before seen, after the break.
Japanese anime, manga, and games retailer Animate is selling advance tickets for the upcoming Strike Witches animated feature with a poster drawn by Strike Witches character designer Fumikane Shimada. Check out the full view after the break!
Kadokawa is streaming a two minute preview of the upcoming Strike Witches Movie on their Youtube channel. Watch it below.