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    Tuesday January 1, 2013
  • An Early Look at "Sword Art Online" Asuna Figma

    Plus "Girls und Panzer" Nendoroid prototype

    While figures are far from the star attraction of Comiket, you can count on the doujinshi event to host an early look at some hot series or other. Last weekend Winter Comiket offered a look at the eagerly awaited Sword Art Online Asuna figma as well as the first Girls und Panzer Nendoroid. Check them out after the jump.

  • "YuruYuri" Amusement Club New Year's Noodle Bowl Set Offered At Comiket

    Even Yui was excited about the Comiket goodies

    At this past weekend's Comiket, manga publisher Ichijinsha was geared up to help attendees prepare for New Year's. The array of doujinshi mega-event goodies was headlined by a YuruYuri Goraku-bu Amusement Club set of NYE udon noodle bowls. Get a look after the jump.

  • Monday December 31, 2012
  • "Black Lagoon" Manga Author Re-imagines Series as a Live Action Production

    Tex-Mex presents action manga as live action production in Comiket 83 doujinshi

    Black Lagoon creator Rei Hiroe has a not too secret alter-ego. He's also doujin art Red Bear of the Tex-Mex circle. Under that guise, he regularly creates ero doujinshi such as this summer's Steins;Gate x Dusk Maiden of Amnesia cross-over. He also creates non-sexual doujinshi based on his own manga. The latest of these re-imagines Black Lagoon as a Hollywood production. Get a look after the jump.

  • Sunday December 30, 2012
  • Fan Made "Girls und Panzer" Pillow Demonstrates Creepy New Advancement in Dakimakura

    Fuji Sengen-dou unveils modular pillow cover, with swappable outfits

    There's bound to innovation in any technology and doujin group Fuji Sengen-dou has unveiled their evolution in hug pillow/dakimakura tech at this weekend's Comiket 83. The fan made Girls und Panzer Yukari Akiyama cover is modular, with swappable outfits... which also means that it's undressable.  Get a look after the jump.

  • Saturday December 29, 2012
  • VIDEO: "Hanasaku Iroha: Home Sweet Home" Anime Movie Trailer

    Follow to 2011 anime series scheduled for March 2013

    Timed for a special postcard give-away with ticket sales and Comiket exclusive mini tapestries, a new trailer for Hanasaku Iroha anime movie Home Sweet Home has premiered. The follow-up to the 2011 anime series is scheduled to open in March 2013. Get an early look after the jump.

  • Cast for "Prism Nana" Magic Girls Confirmed

    Plus prototype Nendoroids from Comiket

    SHAFT, the studio who brought us Madoka Magica, are busying promoting new mahou shoujo anime project Magical Suite Prism Nana at Comiket 83 with sales of a DVD featuring the seven pilot shorts and the soundtrack. This comes the reveal that fans nailed voice cast with their earlier speculations. See who's involved after the jump.

  • Latest "Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet" Visuals and Cast News

    Squid Girl, Nyarko-san and Menma join relatively unknown male lead

    Set to debut in April, Madoka Magica and Fate/zero writer Gen Urobuchi and Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos director Kazuya Murata's Production I.G sci-fi Suisei no Galgantia (Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet) follows a young officer of a galactic army who becomes shipwrecked on a watery frontier planet whose inhabitants live on convoys of ships. See who's playing the principals after the jump.

  • VIDEO: "IS <Infinite Stratos> Restart Project" Trailer

    Volume 8 released with DVD in April

    After a falling out with Media Factory, IS: Infinite Stratos has moved over to Overlap, with a big rollout premiering at this weekend's Comiket 83. Volume 8 is planned for a April 25, with a DVD shipping with the limited edition of the light novel. See the promo video after the jump.

  • Wednesday December 26, 2012
  • Asuna Bath Set and More Special "Sword Art Online" Comiket Goods Revealed

    Suguha Kirigaya sheets, Asuna/Yui throw rug and more also coming to C83

    Earlier this month, we saw the Sword Art Online Asuna Newly-Wed Life Set that character goods maker Cospa is bringing to the end of year doujinshi mega-event Comiket 83. This week, the makers of the anime revealed that they are not to be outdone. They'll be bringing an Asuna bath set, Asuna/Yui throw rugs and more. Get a look after the jump.

  • Wednesday December 19, 2012
  • Latest "Steins;Gate" Anime Movie Visuals

    Plus latest ticket purchase bonus items

    The long promised Steins;Gate movie, Fuka Ryoiki no déjà-vu, will be colliding with our timeline in Spring 2013 with an original story presenting a new conclusion to the time travel mystery. New magazine spreads have offered the latest look at the anime feature, while new promo items have been prepped for ticket purchase at anime goods retailer Gamers and at Comiket 83. Get a look after the jump.

  • Sunday December 16, 2012
  • Okabe and Kurisu Preview Future "Steins;Gate" Goods

    With Comiket 83 and an anime movie looming, new preview illustrations from Huke and character goods revealed

    With Comiket 83 looming at the end of the month, character designer Ryohei "Huke" Fuke (Metal Gear Solid, Black Rock Shooter) has posted a "Kurisu and used PC's" preview illustration from Steins;Gate Visual Works 2. Meanwhile, Steins;Gate merchandise is starting to pick up steam again in anticipation of next year's anime movie. Check it out after the jump.

  • Friday December 14, 2012
  • Give Blood at Comiket and Get a "Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha the Movie 2nd A's" or Eroge Poster

    Nurse Fate wants some otaku blood

    At the end of year doujinshi mega-event Comiket 83, otaku can give blood for their character love. Similar to the Fate/zero blood drives or past Comiket incentives,  400ml of juice will get you an A1 sized poster featuring the heroines of Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha the Movie 2nd A's, bishoujo from Aquaplus or beauties from Soft Port and OVERDRIVE eroge games. Get a look after the jump.