Thanks to Justin Gundam Custom, the secret identities of Caped Baldy and Demon Cyborg have been revealed at last! You might have thought that they were Saitama and Genos, but new evidence suggest that duo might have been 00 Gundam and Gundam Barbatos all along. Check out the amazing results of a pair of customized HG 1/144 kits after the jump.
Promoting the release of Everyday Talk With Monster Girls, a new 40 minute audio track of new conversations with the cast of the Monster Musume anime, plus a MP3 archive of 13 episodes of web radio featuring Sora Amamiya, Ari Ozawa, Natsuki Aikawa, Mayuka Nomura, Haruka Yamazaki, Sakura Nakamura and guest Yuu Kobayashi, Rachnee voice actress Sakura Nakamura travelled to Akihabara to tie up some happy victims in her web.
At this weekend's MegaHobby Expo 2015 Autumn, figure maker Alter's MegaHouse collaboration label Alpha x Omega a Halloween version Love Live! School Idol Project Eri to showcase. The Primal Heart garage kit that this was based on sold for 269500yen ($2,200) in an online auction earlier this year. Ms Ayase was joined by figures of Maki and Nozomi from Alter's own Love Live! School Idol Festival line.
Along with their second version of swimsuit-clad Lucy Heartfilia, scheduled for January, figure maker X-Plus has scheduled a bathing wear version of the Saber Tooth guild's celestial wizard Yukino Agria. Due in February, the 20cm 1/7 scale figure is selling for 9,504 with tax. Get a look after the jump.
Following a preview at Anime Matsuri Hawaii, FUNimation announced the English dub cast for Date A Live II, which will be released on home video on March 22, 2016. See who's who after the jump.
Kagamine Rin/Len V4 is slated to be released in December, and the latest preview of this new version of the Vocaloid software, and specifically its V4X Len Serious database, is offered by "The Third Winter" from LELELEP. Check it out after the jump.
The Young Jump Next web manga project has announced the Nico Nico Seiga launch date of Himouto! Umaru-chan manga spin-off Akita Imokko! Ebina-chan. Fitting, the Sankaku Head work will kick off the December 7th, with future installments likewise coming monthly on the 7th (getit?! "nana," the 7th, getit?!) More after the jump.
With One-Punch Man volume 10 premiering in Japan December 4th, featuring an OVA with untold Saitama original story for its limited edition, the series will be breaking the 8 million copy milestone. Artist Yuusuke Murata prepared for this by sharing an unused cut of popular sister duo Tatsumaki/Tornado Of Terror and Fubuki/Blizzard Of Hell, which he says might be worked into the series later.
This weekend, Megahobby Expo 2015 Autumn introduced a number of upcoming figures coming from Bandai's Megahouse. Among the previews was an attention-grabbing One Piece Portrait of Pirates IRO gender-swapped Trafalgar Law, inspired by Oda's series of bonus Iva Horu Horu no Mi effect illustrations. Get a look after the jump.
The January issue of shoujo manga magazine Aria, out in Japan on November 28th, has launched comedy spin-off Seven Deadly Sins Production from Chiemi Sakamoto. This one imagines the cast as the stars of a live-action TV drama, with Meliodas a genius child actor, Diane made a giant with CG effects and so on.
AnimeSongCollabo videos collect contributions from fan musicians and vocalists and compiles them into complete covers of favorite anime themes. This weekend, the themes of fall 2015's anime season have been collected. Sorry, One-Punch Man or Iron-Blooded Orphans openings, but still plenty of awesomeness. Check out the results after the jump.
From the anime series Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] comes a figma 2.0 of lead Shirou Emiya. The poseable figure comes with a cheerful smiling expression, a shouting expression for combat and a condescending expression. Optional parts include his school bag, slipper parts, an enhanced steel pipe and a right hand with magic circuits. The twin blades, Kanshou and Bakuya are also both included.
Chris Brown, the American recording artist famous for borrowing from classic manga City Hunter, among other things, has again referenced Japanese pop-media in his latest work. Less than a month before his new album "Royalty" Chris Brown presented a new 34-track mixtape called "Before The Party." Again, otaku find the visual to be a bit familiar. Get a look after the jump.
11.26's Good Bath day is another of those pun pseudo-holidays, based on 11 being pronounced as "Ii" and 26 being read as "Furo," or together as "good bath." Among the folks who had fun with the occasion on social media was Fairy Tail author Hiro Mashima, who posted a bit of fanservice. Get a look after the jump.
With the game up for vote on Steam Greenlight, visual novel localizer/distributor Sekai Project has posted a trailer for The Sad Story of Emmeline Burns. A free game created by Ebi-Hime, author of Aspyhxia and The Way We ALL GO, TSSofEB is a free yuri (girls' love) game created for a game jam. Get a look after the jump.