Sentinel have been making a name for themselves lately, getting in early with an Attack on Titan Levi statue, previewing an AoT sword iPhone case, and impressing with their RIOBOT mecha series. They now an iPhone case based on Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes' iDROID that is anything but subtle due in late October. Get a look after the jump.
The latest news concerning summer's Sword Art Online II anime is that Eir Aoi, singer of the previous anime installment's second opening, as well as the Extra Edition, will be returning for the sequel anime's theme song. More after the jump.
The site for the upcoming Mobile Suit Gundam THE ORIGIN anime has been updated with a look at the character designs for Casval Rem Deikun, Artesia Som Deikun, Zeon Zum Deikun, Jimba Ral and Degwin Sodo Zabi. Check them out after the jump.
A new Ninja Slayer movie has been posted to promote the latest novel, "Pistol Karate Kesshitai." While it doesn't reflect the announced Trigger TV anime, "Katana Sword And Oiran Sorcery" is amazing none the less. Check it out after the jump.
On April 25th, Japanese burger chain Lotteria launches the next phase of its Attack on Titan collaboration. With the purchase of cheeseburger or teriyaki burger, small drink, and fries, fans can get a Titan mini towel or Eren and Levi clearfile. Check out the associated visual after the jump.
For what has now been 83 volumes of Detective Conan, each collection has featured the portrait of another notable hero of mystery fiction. The tribute from the newly released latest volume is remarkable for being otaku favorite, with author Gosho Aoyama honoring Hōtarō Oreki, the super-rational male lead in Honobu Yonezawa's Hyoka light novel series.
Anchor Bay, which is a subsidiary of Starz along with anime label Manga Entertainment, has picked up the US and Canadian rights to the live-action adaptation of Yasuomi Umetsu’s (Wizard Barristers, Galilei Donna) violent crime tragedy anime Kite. More after the jump.
Timed for the Golden Week block of holidays, alongside the Comic1☆ douinshi event will be a Character1 trade show. ufotable and nitro+ have teamed up on a joint booth for the event, and among the goods offered is a special Saber x Sonico tapestry. Get a look after the jump.
Hallelujah! Kill La Kill fans looking for a Mako Mankanshoku t-shirt will be very pleased to see the shirt that Cospa has lined up for June release. This two-sided item is joined by black final uniform and Nui Harime skull shirts, each selling for 3,132yen. Check them out after the jump.
After plenty of figures featuring the series' busty fast food worker Chiho, The Devil is a Part-Timer!'s other leading lady is finally getting some more representation thanks to X PLUS. Their 1/7th scale Emi Yusa is dressed in her office outfit, with the 23cm polystone and PVC figure slated to be released in late June. Get a look after the jump.
Sentai Filmworks has announced the license of The Comic Artist and His Assistants. This slice of life comedy series is directed by Takeshi Furuta (Tiger & Bunny, Place to Place). More after the jump.
After teasers and leaks, it's now been confirmed. A second My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU anime is the works. Author Wataru Watari joined the anime's Twitter account, voice actress Mikako Komatsu and manga artist Io Naomichi in celebrating the news and the release of the 9th volume of the original light novel series. Get a look after the jump.
This summer, you'll inevitably be seeing Kill La Kill cosplayers challenging public decency standards at anime conventions across the globe. The bar for boldness is already being set pretty high, especially as demonstrated by Switzerland's @Meidocafe and @kurokku. What they're doing in their apartments and the streets of Zurich has to be seen to be believed. Check it out after the the jump.
Here's the results of another spectacular DIY project. @dango_metal, a 24-year-old grad student out of Osaka, has shown off the amazing Madoka Magica shadow box that he built. This A5 size construction was inspired by a visual in the Official Fanbook. Get a look after the jump.
We're living in an age of bishoujo battleships. KanColle celebrates its one year anniversary on April 23rd, and it's amazing to see the degree to which it's won over otaku in that time. While it doesn't have much of a dominating presence, Arpeggio of Blue Steel hasn't done too badly either. Convenience store chain Lawson will be running a collaboration between April 22 and May 5. Get the details after the jump.