On his own Twitter account, popular voice actor Yūki Ono (Kagami Taiga from Kuroko's Basketball, Inuzuka Kyuma from Valvrave the Liberator) revealed that he is recovering from a recent surgery from an accident that broke his left collarbone. Read more after the jump.
Valvrave introduced its male lead and one of the female leads with a scene in which the two are engaged in an eating contest. This not really how you'd expect Sunrise's to launch their latest standard bearer of Gundam-style mecha anime. From that point on, you could always count on Valvrave to be at least a bit skewed. It's new web poll is no different. Get a look at the questions after the jump.
You might know her as the Valvrave fairy or VVV-tan, but while it's still describing her as the mysterious girl in the Valvrave 1 unit, the official site for Valvrave has now revealed that the girl's name is Pino. Meanwhile, her brother in the Valvrave 2 is Prue. More after the jump.
It was amusing to see the official Valvrave Twitter account promote season one's final episode with the same screenshot that fans were using to express their stunned bewilderment with the episode. Needless to say, there's plenty of anticipation for October's second season. And, needless to say, be aware the promo for that season is potentially packed with spoilers if you haven't finished the first. Get a look after the jump.
Blitzendegen! A new Valvrave, from the perspective of the Dorssian militaristic antagonists is launching in the August issue of shoujo manga magazine Sylph (home of Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Debut), on sale in Japan June 22nd. Ichiya Sazanami (Ginyuu Gikyoku - Black Bard) illustrates Valvrave: Uragiri no Rakuin with A-Drei serving as the series' lead. Get a look after the jump.
Back when the character designs for Valvrave were revealed, I joked that they looked like they should be blogging on Tumblr. So, I was pleased and amused to see social media play a role in the anime itself. Along these lines, in honor of passing 20,000 followers on Twitter, the series' official site has shared the in-anime social network WIRED icons for six cast members. Grab them after the jump.
The first volume of Valvrave is out on DVD/Blu-ray in Japan on June 26th. The limited edition features a bonus disc with event footage, a bonus CD featuring an original audio drama, a booklet, three postcards, and a character card set, along with an illustrated box for the series. In addition to the typical promo art, one poster features a must-see series in-joke. Get a look after the jump.
TheScreamer is one the weird fixture of Nico fan videos and this season, the masked musician lent their skills to cover Valvrave the Liberator's chart topping opening theme "Preserved Roses." Get a look and listen after the jump.