Anime might have been shut down at the Oscars, but did receive some recognition last week. Unfortunately, it's a dubious one. The wisdom of the crowds at Kusoge of the Year Wiki has granted Vividred Operation: Hyper Intimate Power and tie-in mini game, Vividred Operation: Akane and the Mayo Operation the Japanese message board infamous title of Kusoge of the Year 2013. More after the jump.
Griffon Enterprises has been working hard to match the classiness of Vividred Operation with their figures. Towards that end, they've scheduled a 1/2.5 scale, 60cm Himawari Shinomiya -Swimsuit ver. "Super Figure" for January. As you might imagine from that size, the figure is expensive, but it you're willing to pay a premium, you can get a soft bust version. Get a look after the jump.
Do you miss Vividred Operation? Griffon has a new figure that will ease the pain with some playful goofing around. Check out the pictures after the jump.
Ever feel like the figures in your collection should be bigger? Griffon thinks so too, and they’re releasing four new figures in 1/2.5 scale. Check out the details after the jump.
Max Factory has a couple of interesting looking, and now available for preorder, sci-fi bishoujo figmas scheduled for February 2014 release. Futayo Honda introduces the complicated light novel turned anime Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere to the line, while original anime Vividred Operation's Akane Isshiki get a second version. Check them out after the jump.
Aniplex USA is now listing Vividred Operation and Oreshura collections for December 17th release. Both have a $74.98 SRP, marked down to $59.98. More after the jump.
Since they'll adapt just about any anime series, sometimes you have to wonder what Wave is thinking of with their line of Beach Queen figures. And, sometimes they make perfect sense. Such is the case with the ones lined up for this winter. Vividred Operation's Himawari Shinomiya kicks off her series in November, with Akane Isshiki in December and Rei Kuroki in January. Meanwhile, Haganai NEXT's Sena Kashiwazaki and Kobato Hasegawa come in January.
Need a place to tuck away your smart phone at night? Why not let the ladies of Vividred Operation and Maoyu take care of your cell? Now you can with these figure cell phone stands. Get the details after the jump.
With the PlayStation 3 digital download only game out for about a month, Namco Bandai has put together a new promo for Vividred Operation: Hyper Intimate Power along with the earlier tie-in mini game, Vividred Operation: Akane and the Mayo Operation. Get a look after the jump.
PULCHRA is preparing to launch a Bishoujo Character Collection of smartphone stands this October with Maoyu's Demon King and Vividred Operation's Himawari Shinomiya and Rei Kuroki. The 8 x 5 x 4 cm, 6 x 11.8 x 6 cm items will be going for 1,980 yen. Get a look after the jump.
Good Smile Company has posted a June commercial with a look at a host of upcoming figures, from Vividred Operation figmas to the December release of a Dead Sea Hatsune Miku statuette. Get a look after the jump.
Namco Bandai has posted a new preview for Vividred Operation: Hyper Intimate Power. The anime series based game is set to be released digitally for the PlayStation 3 on PSN June 20th. Get a look after the jump.
Following the August release of Akane Isshiki, a second Vividred Operation figma of Rei Kuroki is scheduled for October. In addition to the line's trademark joins, the release boasts standard calm, glaring and embarrassed expressions, bow and arrow, handgun and submachine gun and an alternate set of short pants that allows her to store the handgun at her hip. Get a look after the jump.
The Vividred Operation main cast, including Aya Uchida, Ayane Sakura, Maaya Uchida, Rie Murakawa and Yuka Otsubo are set to appear for a Live Operation at the Zepp Tokyo musical hall on the 26th. Beyond the planned appearances, there aren't many details on the event, but there is a great visual of the cast dressed for the occasion. Get a look after the jump.
Both Animate's and Gamers' Akihabara stores are now holding a special exhibition named "First Operation Museum" featuring one of the most popular Winter 2013 TV anime series Vividred Operation simultaneously in their event sections. Check the vivid girls in the exhibitions after the jump!