Shiro, Saber, Rin, Archer and more have united for a series of Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] stamps offered for messenger app LINE. The collection with original art work sells for $1.99. Get a look after the jump.
Today, Tokyo Ghoul author Sui Ishida received a special "thank you" message from a fan, expressed with a certain anthropomorphic frog meme. It took him a minute to figure out what the deal was with the "Green Monster," but he then responded with a mash-up of Pepe the Frog and Rank 3 Ghoul Investigator/health food and fitness freak Saiko Yonebayashi. Get a look after the jump.
Retailers have begun listing the home videos for the anime adaptation of Yūto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's cooking competition Shonen Jump manga Food Wars. Notably, the eight volumes will feature 24 episodes, implying that it will continue for a second cour beyond its current spring 2015 run. More after the jump.
In its second year of featuring alt-audience anime, Fuji TV's Noitamina ran a Gallop's adaptation of Moyoco Anno's (Insufficient Direction, Memoirs of Amorous Gentlemen, Sugar Sugar Rune) Hataraki Man manga from Weekly Morning. This 2006 series about a 28-year-old career-woman magazine editor is finally making it to an English-language region with Viewster now streaming the 11 episode in the UK.
Dengeki Daioh has posted the content listing for manga magazine's June issue, out on April 27th. While A Certain Magical Index Side Story - A Certain Scientific Accelerator is the focus of the issue's cover, what's grabbing more is the attention is the inclusion of Kiyohiko Azuma's innocent girl comedy Yotubsa&!, returning after an eight month hiatus. More after the jump.
Isopresso is a Japanese balloon artist who boasts to create impressive sculptures without adhesives or markers (except for some finishing embellishments). Recently they've gone a bit geeky with their works, showing off adorable recreations of Hatsune Miku, Madoka's Charlotte, and grabbing the attention of social media, Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?'s Hestia. Check out the results after the jump.
One of the major doujinshi events, Super Comic City, kicks off May 3rd at Tokyo Big Sight and shojo manga artist and frequent doujinshi artist Arina Tanemura (The Gentlemen's Alliance Cross, Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne, Full Moon wo Sagashite) has created a new Cross Ange parody for the occasion. Unlike her earlier one, the new Cross Ange Drama - Man Version flips the cast's gender for some boys' love action. Get a look after the jump.
After 25 years, and almost as many James Cameron movie delays, the art of Yukito Kishiro's Battle Angel Alita is finally being compiled in an art book. Set to be released Yukito Kishiro Art Book ARS MAGNA - from start to work "Gunnm ( Battle Angel Alita) Kasei Senki will feature 128 pages of work from Alita and its follow-ups and spin-off Ashen Victor, as well as Aqua Knight and more.
FUNimation has scheduled a complete premium Blu-ray set of Soul Eater to be released on June 30th along with a collection of its spin-off Soul Eater Not! Preparing for the latter, they've announced the cast of the Not! English dub. See who's who after the jump.
Fairy Tail author Hiro Mashima is at it again, posting more sketches to Twitter. He's returned to a fan-favorite subject; namely cute guys. Well, that and new gender-swap art (previously the inspiration for sketches back in 2012). Get a look after the jump.
It's down to a month to Sentai Filmworks May 26th release of Super Sonico: The Animation, and after making headlines with the casting of cosplayer Jessica Nigri as the lead, and slowly revealing the principals, they've now presented the full cast. See who's who after the jump.
2015 smartphonegame Fate/Grand Order features the battle for the Holy Grail across seven time periods with scenario by TYPE-MOON founder Kinoko Nasu and a very impressive collection of artists. Following last week's look at the new the Saber by Huke, voiced by Mamiko Noto, a Rider ad ran with this week's episode Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works]. Get a look after the jump.
"Kishimoto Masashi Naruto Ten (Exhibition)" opens at the Mori Arts Center Gallery in Tokyo Roppongi Hills for a run through June 28, 2015, before stopping at Osaka Culturarium at Tempozan between July 18 and September 27. All of the visitors will receive an official guest book "Shinden: Kaze no Sho" (New Legend: The Book of Wind) which includes a 19-page new manga episode by Kishimoto, and with this, the revelation of Kakashi's face.
Through this weekend, Kyoto Animation is taking orders for a first collection of replica production art from this season's Sound! Euphonium. This features key art of concert band club cute girls from the first two episodes, with 10 pages of B4 (364mm × 248.5mm) replica art, sleeve and stand for 2,160yen. Delivery is schedule for June. Get a look after the jump.
Noted illustrator Range Murata's cover for the second half of Attack on Titan spin-off light novel series Harsh Mistress of the City. The story, written bywill be released in North America by Vertical in August and September. Get a look after the jump.