The popular otome franchise Uta No Prince Sama has been pretty busy with recent events, and is getting ready to release the first act out of a previously reported theater group this Christmas. The promotional video features a sample of the exclusive song from Masquerade Mirage, one of the three plays by a group pf princes gathered for the project. Watch the video after the jump!
Asian mobile messaging service LINE had recently introduced a collection of anime stamps for users with titles such as Magi, Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Attack On Titan, but as soon as the Uta No Prince Sama LINE stamps were introduced, fans immediately started spamming each other! But, there is one stamp in the set of 40 that challenged fans creativity to use it in interesting ways. Check out the funny Japanese reaction after the jump!
Shining Office, the artist management agency in Uta No Prince Sama has announced the formation of the Shining Theatrical Troupe, 3 theatrical troupes made up of idols which will have new songs, drama CD releases and merchandise sales. As a part of the promotion, the current official character Twitter accounts will also be active from now until February 28th, blurring the line of reality and fiction in the minds of fangirls. Read more, after the jump!
Artist management company Shining Office, the agency where the idols from multi-media otome franchise Uta No Prince Sama are managed have started an airline in Shining Airline and the image of the idols in pilot suits has been released. The new theme has been introduced for a new line of character merchandise that will be available at the Animate Girls Festival in November. See the stunning pilots and some items from the event after the jump!
Late summer greetings from the singing idols of Uta No Prince Sama came in a big way recently in Japan! A new large poster ad was displayed not in Akihabara or Ikebukuro, but on the 109 and Marui buildings in Shibuya Japan. See the huge department store ad after the jump!
Itaindo, the Japanese stamp maker who previously collaborated with Puella Magi Madoka Magica, has announced that their next collaboration is with the idols from Uta No Prince Sama. The special stamps are made of Japanese box tree, the proper material used for regular stamps and are only available until the material for this project runs out or the limited time for the promotion is expired, whichever comes first. See all 7 stamps after the jump!
No one can deny the power of the fujoshi. From butlers to basketball players, princes to personified countries, anime aimed at girls is on the rise - something that not everyone is pleased about. Which anime beloved by women annoys the boys the most? Check out the ranking after the jump.
Radio Kaikan in Akihabara is a famous landmark that has appeared in many anime such as Steins;Gate and the site is currently undergoing a major renovation of its main building. To cover up the unappealing construction walls, all 7 princes from Uta No Prince Sama came to the rescue and the resulting art is attracting many fans to the wall, including a surprise guest for a special collaboration. Check out the photos after the jump!
The idol group STARISH, featured in Uta No Prince Sama have been releasing songs and the sales are nothing short of remarkable in Japan. One of the STARISH members is Hijirikawa Masato or "Dam-sama" for his fans who is voiced by Suzumura Kenichi, scored the Oricon Daily #1 spot on the daily chart on May 8th. More details after the jump.
Season two of the kira kira sparkly male idol anime known as Uta no Prince Sama is currently streaming on Crunchyroll, and starting tomorrow...season one is joining the catalog as well! Read on for full details!
Sentai Filmworks has announced that they have picked up the license for Uta no Prince Sama 2. Direction and series composition are by Koh Yuh (Loveless, Angelic Layer) with character designs by Mitsue Mori and music by Elements Garden (Love, Election & Chocolate, Bodacious Space Pirates). It is available through select digital outlets with a home video release to follow later this year. More after the jump.
April 21st is a shared birthday for two voice actors, Katsuyuki Konishi and Hiro Shimono! Konishi visited the US a few times and some of you may have met him at conventions. Shimono is famous for his love of Karaage, Japanese fried chicken, other than his acting. Come celebrate their birthdays after the jump!
Sometimes fans get to enjoy the singing talents of certain voice actors in the openings and endings of anime and character songs, and many of them display great singing skills. Goo Ranking posted the result of the Top 10 Voice Actors Who Can Sing, as voted on by NTT customers in Japan. See the result after the jump!
As previously reported, Ittoki Otoya, the red one from Uta No Prince Sama 2000% is celebrating his birthday on the 11th and as soon as 4/11 hits Japan, a lot of Otoya fans posted their birthday wishes on Twitter. Meanwhile, some royal fans are quietly celebrating their master's birthday. It's Kayneth Archibald El-Melloi from Fate/Zero, who also celebrates a birthday today. See how different fans celebrate their favorite characters' birthdays after the jump.
Are you ready? Have you watched the first episode of the Uta No Prince Sama second season on Crunchyroll yet? With all the excitement, Kotobukiya in Akihabara kicked off a celebration week for ST☆RISH's Ittoki Otoya whose birthday is on the 11th. See the photos of the handmade cake after the jump!