You'll never guess how P.A Works, the producer of cute (stressed-out) girls making anime anime Shirobako celebrated Christmas. Hint: it rhymes schmo-nuts. Get a look after the jump.
In anticipation of Shaft's winter anime adaptation of Makoto Kawai's cute girl cooking series Koufuku Graffiti, a special Christmas visual has been posted along with a blog post featuring the recipe for a nice Christmas chicken stew, as in in volume three of the manga. More after the jump.
Ahead of the December 26th broadcast of the final episode of I Can't Understand What My Husband Is Saying, a second season has been announced with the production kicking off in April 2015. More after the jump.
Merry Christmas and happy Levi Day! December 25th is Levi's birthday, and of course, Japanese fans took a break from their XMas celebrations to mark the Attack on Titan heroes' birthday. One want went so far as to put together a pick with 1,225 Levi's! Check it out after the jump.
This month, Christmas returned to the browser game that started the KanColle fleet girl phenomenon. Through day, the event has offers an array of goodies. In addition to present boxes and holiday furniture, about 30 ship daughters had holiday message dialog, and four had special CG art, as did supply ships Mamiya and Irako, and the enemy Northern Princess. More after the jump.
In honor of Christmas, Nitro+ has posted a special holiday wallpaper of their busty music mascot Super Sonico. Grab it quickly because it's only online today. Meanwhile, designer Tsuji Santa wanted to make sure Sonico's rubenesque buddy Super Pochaco wasn't left out, so he posted her version. Get a look after the jump.
The site for winter's Tokyo Ghoul√A has been updated with an new look at Kaneki, along with a cast listing for winter anime series. Get a look after the jump.
Yuyushiki's admittedly modest Christmas gift is the launch of a Twitter account for the upcoming set of mini-albums featuring the Jōhōshori-bu reunion with Rumi Ōkubo's Yuzuko Nonohara, Minami Tsuda's Yui Ichii and Risa Taneda's Yukari Hinata. With this, they previewed the art for the first disc, "Yuyushiki 'Nigenme' Yuzuko Nonohara Hen," coming February 4th. Get a look after the jump.
A fourth in what's been a series of monthly promos has been posted for the spring 2015 TV anime based on Sanrio's character project Show By Rock!!, previously featured in an iOS rhythm action game. After showcasing the moe girls band Plasmagica and the bishonen Shingan CrimsonZ, and the Japanese-themed girl band Tsurezurenaru Ayatsuri Mugendan, it's Trichronika's turn. And, leading into a January 2nd New Year's promo webcast, the cast has been introduced.
The Blu-ray of last summer's Working!! x Servant x Service Summer Festa event was released on December 24th, followed by the 13th and final collection of Karino Takatsu's family restaurant comedy Working!!/Wagnaria!! on the 25th. Takatsu has been sketching a countdown to releases, along with the launch of a site for Working!!!, July's third season of the anime. Get a look after the jump.
Leading into January's anime return in "Holly Stage for 50 -," the guys of Shonen Hollywood have brought some equal opportunity cuteness to the holiday season with a special visual on the series site. Meanwhile, the Twitter feed for Kuroko's Basketball anime has a "Merry Christmas" message. Get a look after the jump.
Timed for the holidays, Trigger and producer Naoko Tsutsumi have gone to Kickstarter with an update on their production of a crowdfunded follow-up to their Little Witch Academia anime short. Get a look after the jump.
An April event announced that anime will be heading back to Asahigaoka for a second season of the adaptation of Atto's rural Non Non Biyori comedy. While there's still no timing or staffing information, a new visual has been published with the name Non Non Biyori Repeat. Get a look after the jump.
It's a very yuri Christmas! Celebrating, a third preview has been posted for Kunihiko Ikuhara's (Sailor Moon, Revolutionary Girl Utena, Penguindrum) winter anime Yuri Kuma Arashi. Get a look after the jump.
You'll never guess this, but when the people behind anime, manga and game started celebrating Christmas, things got a bit weird. I know. Hard to believe. From quirky spins on holiday traditions to the entirely baffling, we've collected some representative samples of of the strange visual output. Get a look after the jump.