A Tokyo-based company Anique has been hosting "Himouto! Umaru-chan R Online Exhibition: 5th Anniversary of Umaru's Anime" on its online service "Anique" since January 25. It is an admission-free online exhibition that you can watch on your smartphone or PC. Hit the jump for more details.
The loving bond between siblings Tanjiro and Nezuko is one of the greatest things about this season's Demon Slayer. But anime is full of stories that celebrate the joy and frustration of brothers and sisters. Today on Why It Works, let's celebrate some of the best sibling bonds in anime!
As reported, Sankaku Head's comedy manga Himouto! Umaru-chan G ends its five-month serialization in Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump's latest 20th issue published today in Japan. The author also confirmed on his official Twitter that this is the end of his Umaru-chan manga series' serialization and that he is now preparing an all-new manga. Hit the jump for more details.
Sankaku Head's comedy manga Himouto! Umaru-chan G will end serialization in Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump's next 20th issue to be published next Thursday, April 19. The news was officially revealed in the magazine's latest 19th issue released today in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.
An integral part of love stories and a source of comedy in slice of life series, the Valentine's Day episode is a celebrated tradition where we bear witness to the anxiety of making or receiving confections and, just maybe, experiencing a love confession or sharing a first kiss. Whether they're defying conventions or just executing on them very well, discover the 10 very good Valentine's Day episodes to prepare for your own big confession, after the jump!
Bandai's official online store Premium Banday started accepting pre-orders for a new character cushion inspired by the two-head tall "himouto" version Umaru Doma from the Himouto! Umaru-chan manga anime franchise today. The cushion recreates the scene when she enjoys playing games while relaxingly lying on the floor. Hit the jump for more details.
The official Japanese website for Himouto! Umaru-chan R, the ongoing TV anime second season based on Sankaku Head's comedy manga series, has posted a 90-second clip introducing dance performance of its ED theme song "Umarun Taisou" by the unit SisterS (Aimi Tanaka, Akari Kageyama, Haruka Shiraishi, and Yurina Furukawa). Watch their cute dance after the jump!
Onii-chan!!! Seven Two has created a 3D mousepad inspired by Umaru Doma. A Hoppe PuniPuni Mouse Pad!, featuring the Himouto! Umaru-chan R heroine's squishy cheeks that appear when throwing a fit. You can bring home this H260 x W210mm expression of adorable anger in January, selling for 4,104yen
Kikuko Inoue voiced Belldandy in Oh! My Goddess... Maki's mother in Love Live, and Meg's mother in Is the Order a Rabbit? and Yukino's mother in My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU and Super Sonico's grandmother. Now, the forever 17-year-old voice actress has another of those roles for this week's Himouto Umaru-chan R. Miki Tachinabana... after all the brothers and sisters, there's the MOTHER of Sylphynford.
The big, end of year events are coming up, including Jump Festa December 16-17 and Comiket 93 December 29-31. Cospa has started preparing their goods for these, and representing Himouto Umaru-chan R, there are a pair of t-shirts. An UMRRR and Human Rights t-shirt sell for 3,132yen each. Beyond the early availability, both will be generally available in February.
Bandai's official online store Premium Bandai has started accepting pre-orders for two new PC character cushions, inspired by Nyanko-sensei from Yuki Midorikawa's Natsume's Book of Friends manga and Umaru Doma in her two heads high "himouto" form from Sankaku Head's Himouto! Umaru-chan, for February 2018 release. Check out their cute details after the jump!