Manga author Namori (YuruYuri, Ohmuroke) recently offered up a Christmas gift to her fans on Twitter with an original piece of artwork featuring student council members Chitose Ikeda and Ayano Sugiura dressed in seasonal outfits as Santa's elves. Hit the jump to check it out.
If what she posts to Twitter is any indication, despite an impressive work pace, Namori, aka ELEGY SYNDROME, apparently finds times for gaming. And, if her posts to Twitter are any indication, a couple games she's looking forward to are Pokemon Sun/Moon and Persona 5. This week, she posted the protagonist of the former and Phantom Thieves of Hearts navigator Futaba Sakura from the latter.
Today, Yuruyuri's resident pest, Sakurako Ohmuro, got some love in honor of her birthday. Come on, she might annoy the rest of the Ohmoro house and frienemy Himawari, but if you compare her to some of the other characters on Emiri Katō's resume, like Kyubey, she's not that bad. As the tradition as developed, the birthday was honored with latte art, which manga author Namori paid homage to in kind. Get a look after the jump.
In Japan, schools run in trimesters, with summer break running about 20 days from the third week of July through the end of August. So, today is a likely first Monday of summer vacation, making the the perfect date to celebrate (or choose to skip celebrating) the titular hero of Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless. Join in (or don't) after the jump.
Happy birthday to My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU's Yui Yuigahama. As with other cast birthdays, TBS' Animaru store is celebrating with a special offering of tribute goods. And, speaking of girls, this week was YuruYuri student councilor Himawari Furutani and after some latte art was posted, author Namori offered a tribute to the tribute to the tribute.
April 22nd was the birthday of YuruYuri voice of reason Yui Funami. The series' anime account paid tribute with an icon and their was latte art and the like. So, on the following day, manga artist Namori responded with a bit of thank you art from the crew's good girl. Get a look after the jump.
After drawing some Inkling love back in February, Yuruyuri author Namori this week returned to the subject this week. And, speaking of Splatoon fans, Squid Girl author Masahiro Anbe has evidently been doing a bit of travelling since that series wrapped up, with photos being shared on Twitter. He also treated fans to a tribute to KonoSuba's Aqua. Get a look after the jump.
Mark March 28th in your calendar and make sure not to forget in the future because it's the birthday of the crucially important star of YuruYuri, Toshino Kyoko!
Japan got a bit of snow this week, and that was enough to inspire some art from the YuruYuri artist Namori. She then got tired, and that took her art in a bit of a hotter direction. Fairy Tail author Hiro Mashima (now a verified account on Twitter!) similarly expressed a bit of exhaustion with some extra work. Get a look after the jump.
Can love bloom on the Splat Zone? Yuruyuri author Namori put aside DraQue for a bit to explore the subject in a pair of Splatoon tribute sketches. Get a look after the jump.
Besides YuruYuri, spin-off Oomuroke, and assorted other projects, manga author Namori is at least an occasional gamer. The Dragon Quest Builders sandbox RPG is her latest diversion, and she's posted a sketch of her female hero.
Marine Entertainment has posted a short version music video for "Ao no Refrain," the latest song of 26-year-old anime voice actress Minami Tsuda, best known as Yui Funami in the YuruYuri anime series. It is a current theme song for her own radio show "Daaaaa!!" aired on Nippon Cultural Broadcasting. Check the clip after the jump.