Following the very successful first one in May 2017, Toyohashi Zoo & Botanical Park (Nonhoi Park) in Aichi Prefecture is planning to hold its second collaboration campaign with the Kemono Friends franchise between January 8 and March 3, 2019. In the second collaboration, a Kounotori/Oriental stork Friend will be introduced for the first time. Hit the jump for more details.
Following the mysterious teaser on Monday, XFLAG Studio's official YouTube channel has started streaming CMs for the collaboration project between its popular mobile game franchise Monster Strike and Toei Animation's Sailor Moon Crystal anime series, finally revealing who the cast of the four Sailor Guardians are. Check out the gender free-themed clips after the jump.
Tokyo-based social networking service company mixi's XFLAG Studio announced that they will launch a collaboration project between its popular mobile game franchise Monster Strike and Toei Animation's Sailor Moon Crystal anime series on November 16, and has opened a special website for it with a teaser trailer introducing four mysterious cast and one animal. Check out the clip narrated by Kotono Mitsuishi, the voice of Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon!
As we have reported several times, the Kemono Friends franchise has collaborated with many zoos across Japan since its launch. The latest one is to be held at Kamine Zoo and its newly-opened reptile hall in Hitachi-city, Ibaraki Prefecture from next month. And two new Friends, Umiu (Japanese Cormorant) and Kawau (Great Cormorant) will make their first appearance in the collaboration campaign. Hit the jump for more details.
Acclaimed Japanese illustrator Mel Kishida (Heaven's Memo Pad, Red Data Girl novel illustrations) has posted a newly-drawn illustration for an upcoming collaboration campaign between the ongoing sixth Gegege no Kitaro TV anime and Myojo Foods' popular instant noodle brand Charumera, featuring the anime's main heroine Neko Musume and the brand's mascot character Suzuneko. Check out the cute visual after the jump!
Sega Entertainment announced today that a new collaboration campaign between Hanamaru Kunikida from the Love Live! Sunshine!! franchise and its popular game franchise Sakura Taisen/Sakura Wars will be held at its 187 amusement facilities across Japan from October 27 to December 9, 2018. Sakura Wars was chosen by the online voting held in March of this year. Hit the jump for more details about the dream collaboration.
Japanese pop and subculture goods store chain Village Vanguard's official online store has started accepting pre-orders for five-type tweezers inspired by the ultrahard steel blade used by the characters in the internationally popular Attack on Titan manga/anime series. Check out their details after the jump!
The official website for Polygon Pictures' three-part Godzilla anime feature film project today posted a special collaboration art between its upcoming third chapter Godzilla: Hoshi wo Kuu Mono/The Planet Eater and Sunrise's newest installment of its Gundam anime franchise, Mobile Suit Gundam NT (Narrative). Check out the gorgeous art drawn by renowned illustrator Hidetaka Tenjin (Macross series) after the jump!
Aichi-based Japanese glasses/contact lens company Nihon Optical will start a collaboration campaign with the upcoming OVA Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World: Memory Snow at its 103 HeartUp stores across Japan from September 29 to November 18. Purchasers will get an original poster, sticker, or a clear file set featuring newly-drawn illustrations of the anime's three heroine: Emilia, Rem and Ram. Hit the jump for more details.
Strawberry Meets Pictures and the TV anime Jashin-chan Dropkick/Dropkick on My Devil! production committee announced today that a time-limed collaboration campaign "Meshi Sabbath" to offer the "Jashin-chan Curry" that appeared in the anime several times will be held at Myoujin Cafe in Tokyo from September 26 to October 8. Learn more after the jump.
Tokyo-based apparel company Laugh Valley's street fashion bland glamb has started accepting pre-orders for six new graphic T-shirts inspired by the six main characters or their stands from Golden Wind, the fifth story arc of Araki Hirohiko's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga series. Check out the details of the cool collaboration items after the jump.
Osaka-based Japanese audio equipment manufacture Onkyo's official online store ONKYO DIRECT will start accepting pre-orders for wireless in-ear headphones inspired by four characters from the Attack on Titan anime series: Eren Yeager, Levi, Erwin Smith, and Historia Reiss, from September 10. Check out the new collaboration items for your music life after the jump.
Nissin Foods's official YouTube channel has started streaming a new collaboration CM between its Curry Meshi instant curry rice and The [email protected] Cinderella Girls franchise's' three-member unit Positive Passion (Mio Honda, Aiko Takamori, Akane Hino). The clip featuring their newly recorded song "Spice Paradise ~Curry Meshi ver.~" is animated by acclaimed CGI animation studio Sanjigen (Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova-).
Bandai's official online store Premium Bandai today starts accepting pre-orders for three new collaboration glasses inspired by the three subunits formed by Aqours members in the Love Live! Sunshine!! anime franchise: CYaRon!, AZALEA, and Guilty Kiss. Check out the details of the three special items after the jump!
Lots of people love Sanrio... including voice actor Shouta Aoi! The UtaPri star has collaborated with Little Twin Stars and jewelry brand THE KISS to bring out a line of rings and necklaces for fans. Check them out after the jump!