While Super Sonico is officially (and perpetually) 18 years old (her taste in music is also set in stone: Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Sonic Youth, Iggy & The Stooges, The Clash, Patti Smith, Avril Lavigne), she takes her birthday from her October 14, 2006 date of creation. Meaning, she sort of has a 10th birthday/anniversary coming up this fall. Of course, her employers at Nitro+ had to talk this up Comiket. And, what better place to do this than the WC.
From the anime series SoniAni comes a figure of Super Sonico as the Nitro+ music mascot appeared in episode 10 of the series, dressed in the 2013 Racing Miku Supporters' outfit! The figure is based on an illustration by character designer Santa Tsuji, and faithfully keeps all of the impressive volume. The 1/7th scale figure is on sale now ahead of an early 2017 release.
Looking ahead to the idol raising game, JAST USA has posted a new gameplay preview of Sonicomi: Communication With Sonico. (Not to be be confused with "SoniCommie." There's no connection here to Karl Marx's May 5th birthday.) Get a look after the jump.
Super Soncio adds a hat to those trademark headphones and throws some leather over a familiar swimsuit in a new Cowgirl Version figure from Vertex, companion to a previously released Super Pochaco Cowgirl. The 1/7 scale, 24cm figure by Eldora Model with Q/M.I.C. sells for 12,960yen with tax ahead of an August release. Get a look after the jump.
FuRyu has "Unicorn" concept prize figure of Nitro+ music girl Super Sonico out next month, so, it's time for them to line-up her follow-up. Sonico is draped in black (or an alternate blue), for a third, "Holy Girl" prize figure. This one stands 17cm and is scheduled for August.
JAST USA has announced their addition of new feature Sonicomi: Communication With Sonico that will allow the player to select either the original Japanese Super Sonico or a new English dub option. The English dub will feature the voice of cosplay celebrity Jessica Nigri, who also did the English dub for Soni-Ani: Super Sonico The Animation. More after the jump.
Nitroplus is back with another limited holiday wallpaper featuring their music mascot Super Sonico. The art by designer Tsuji Santa will be offered through February 14th, but that's Japan time, so grab it soon. More after the jump.
Licensor and distributor of Japanese games, JAST USA has launched pre-orders for their release of Sonicomi: Communication with Sonico, first announced at Anime Expo 2015 and now scheduled for summer 2016. The PC version of the game puts the player in the role of a professional photographer whose latest job is to shoot up-and-coming model/Nitroplus music mascot Super Sonico. More after the jump.
The holiday tradition continues. Nitroplus' Super Sonico website is hosting a special Christmas wallpaper that will be online for just one day. Beyond that, designer Tsuji Santa posted how he came up with the outfit, and some bonus Super Pochaco art. Get a look after the jump.
Nitroplus music mascot Super Sonico and her band First Astronomical Velocity are celebrating the season by streaming their Christmas song “Very Merry” on Spotify and Google Play. The song from album Love & Peace Plus starting with Sonico wishing her fans a “Happy Christmas” in English. More after the jump.
Feeling a little stuffed after Thanksgiving? Well, embrace it with some Super Pochaco love. Tsuji Santa, designer of the character and Super Sonico, notes that an English site will be offering a huge mousepad inspired by the character in time for her November 29th birthday. This giant W470mm × H620mm × H90mm, almost 9 pound "M.J. Supersoft" silicon piece stuffed item will be doing for $410.