As reported, Shueisha accepted to receive this year's Valentine's Day chocolates for the characters of Takeshi Konomi's The Prince of Tennis manga series between February 7 and 14. The manga author has posted photos of the piles of boxes stacked in the publisher's storerooms on his official Twitter. Check the love of the fans for their favorite characters after the jump!
As reported, Gamer's main store in Akihabara started offering five-type Tirol Valentine chocolates with illustrated package of Rem from Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-, for free from today to February 19. And on its first day only, a cosplayer of Rem joined the event to hand out the chocolate directly to the fans. Check the cosplay photos from the Akihabara events after the jump!
As part of her birthday celebration event, Gamer's main store in Akihabara will give out five-type Tirol Valentine chocolates with illustrated package of Rem, one of the main heroines in Tappei Nagatsuki's popular light novel series Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-, for free on its seventh floor between February 14 and 19. Hit the jump for more details.
Takeshi Konomi, the author of The Prince of Tennis manga series, has announced on his official Twitter that an annual character popularity contest based on the number of Valentine's Day chocolates will launch on February 7. The contest began in 2001 with only 313 chocolates, but the publisher received a huge 112,863 gifts last year. Hit the jump for more details.
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and Japanese food and dairy company Meiji is gearing up to spread the love with a little help from their Poifull jellybeans and a heart-shaped puppet voiced by Norio Wakamoto. Hit the jump to learn more.
Aniplex announced on November 28 that its official online select store Aniplex+ will start accepting pre-orders for "Kanako no Happy Valentine! ~Oishiikara Daijyoubudayo~ (Don't worry, it's tasty)," a set of six macarons featuring Kanako Mimura from The [email protected] Cinderella Girls franchise, for a February 14, 2017 release. Check the details after the jump!
Takeshi Konomi, the author of The Prince of Tennis manga series, reported on his official Twitter on March 5 that this year he received a total of 112,863 Valentine's Day chocolates from the fans for their favorite Tenipri characters, which was the second largest number in history, only behind 180,189 in 2014. Hit the ump for more details.
A special holiday website features all 9 members of Aqours, the new school idol unit for the upcoming Love Live! Sunshine anime TV series, delivering special Valentine's Day messages for their fans. Hit the jump to learn more.
Valentine's Day is a popular holiday in Japan, and the Shibuya Mark City shopping center in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, is looking to cash in on this popularity by teaming up with Riyoko Ikeda's classic shōjo manga, The Rose of Versailles, in a Valentine's themed collaboration project. Hit the jump to learn more.
Takeshi Konomi, the author of The Prince of Tennis manga series, has announced on his official Twitter that an annual character popularity contest based on the number of Valentine's Day chocolates will launch again after one-year hiatus. Hit the jump for more details.
For a limited time between February 14 and 15 (JST), the Japanese official website for the ongoing TV anime Ansatsu Kyoushitsu/Assassination Classroom is holding a special "Irojikake" (seduction, seductive techniques) campaign for Valentine's Day featuring Irina Jelavić on its front page. Hit the jump for more details.
Every Valentine's Day season, the fans of The Prince Of Tennis are sending chocolates to publisher Shueisha to show their love for their favorite characters. After the total amount of the chocolates reached 180,000 this year, the editorial department of Jump Square has decided that they will not reveal the ranking any more. Hit the jump for more details.
Takeshi Konomi, the original manga creator of the popular The Prince of Tennis series, reported on his official Twitter on February 19 that the publisher Shueisha has received more than 100,000 Valentine's Day chocolates for the manga characters. He also posted the photos of piles of the chocolate boxes. Check the photos after the jump.
Nijimen has posted the results of the question that a lot of fans could not answer when it was offered as an otome game style survey, that is, to choose only one character out of the Free! anime to spend Valentine's Day together with. 1,396 online votes by Japanese fans (please notice that I am carefully avoiding specifying "female fans" because a little less than 10% of the votes came from the guys). The results are after the jump!