On her recent 32nd birthday, veteran voice actress Shizuka Itou announced that she had gotten married. For the occasion, Wagnaria!! manga artist Karino Takatsu tweeted a congratulatory illustration of Itou's character, Kozue Takanashi, celebrating. Get a look after the jump.
Wagnaria!! Working!! manga author Karino Takatsu has jumped onto Twitter to join Zettai Karen Children artist Takashi Shiina in congratulating newly married voice actress Ryoko Shiraishi (Hayate the Combat Butler's Hayate Ayasaki, Wagnaria's Kazue Takanashi, Yuruyuri's Nana, Zettai Karen Children's Aoi Nogami). See her sketch after the jump.
In time for an evening meal, we've rounded up a look at the latest anime food promotions. Good Smile Cafe has new dishes based on Tari Tari and Accel World, while Noitamina Cafe Theater now has an AnoHana menu and Akihabara's Royal Host is cosplaying as Wagnaria from Working!! again. Get a look after the jump.
While NIS America didn't have any new titles to announced at Anime Expo, they did have plenty to say about their release plans and their philosophy for navigating the physical media market. Check out what the dood said at AX after the jump.
The site for Tiger & Bunny The Live has announced that the anime's Kotetsu T. Kaburagi voice, Hiroaki Hirata, and Barnaby Brooks Jr.'s voice, Masakazu Morita, will be reprising the titular super hero roles in the anime's stage play adaptation. That and a new look at the cast of the Wagnaria: Working!! play in costume after the jump.
Back in January, we got an early, unpainted look at Good Smile Company's super-deformed Nendoroid figure of Wagnaria:Working!! waitress Aoi Yamada. Now, GSC has jumped in with a reveal of the final figure, scheduled to be released in July. Check it out after the jump.
Following up on earlier previews of unpainted sculpts, Goodsmile Company's Mikatan has showcased the final version of the super-deformed Nendoroid figure of Wagnaria!! (AKA "Working!!") waitress Inami Mahiru. Check it out after the jump.
It's slightly warped comedy with cute girls versus slightly warped comedy with cute girls in a fan video by "Yasuro," cross-pollinating Yuru Yuri with the Working!! opening. Check it out after the jump.
Karino Takatsu's Wagnaria (AKA Working!!) comedy manga about the employees of the family restaurant is being turned into a stage play, scheduled to run in Tokyo this May. A first in-costume look at the play's female cast was recently revealed on Twitter. Check it out after the jump!
Last month, figures retailers began taking pre-orders for an April release of a super-derformed Nendoroid figure of Working!! waitress Taneshima Popura, along with two playsets. New prototype photos show Popura willl have an Aoi Yamada Nendoroid coming at a later date to help her staff the restaurant. Take a look after the jump.
Does the concept of zippo lighters based on family restaurant set comedy manga/anime Working: Wagnaria!! baffle you? Well, they exist, and you can check out the odd bit of merch after the jump.
Crunchyroll has announced that, in addition to simulcasting this fall's second season of Wagnaria!! (AKA "Working!!"), the media streaming site has begun offering the show's first season. This adaptation of Karino Takatsu's four panel manga follows a high school student lured into taking a part time job at a family restaurant. More info about Crunchy's plans for Wagnaria!! after the jump.
The official website for the Fall TV anime series Working'!! is now streaming the trailer that was being shown at Comiket 80 over the weekend in Japan. (Continued below)