The kick-off has begun between the Aoashi manga and the Scottish football team Celtic F.C. for the soccer collaboration of the year. While full details are light, the first part of the collaboration is an illustration of Celtic F.C. player Kyogo Furuhashi doing his signature "mushroom pose" alongside Aoashi main character Ashito. Score past the jump to check it out!
Superfly, the solo musical act headed by Shiho Ochi, has released a new collaboration animation music video for the song "Presence" which features visuals by Aoashi manga artist Yugo Kobayashi that chronicles the story of how the two artists from Ehime Prefecture first met. Hit the jump to check it out.
With today's release of Aoashi's 29th manga volume, it was announced that the series by Yugo Kobayashi has now exceeded 15 million copies in circulation — five million of which has been since Production I.G's anime adaptation began airing in April. Read on for more.
The official website for soccer TV anime Aoashi, based on the sports manga by Yugo Kobayashi, announced shortly after the airing of episode 18 tonight that the series will be taking a one-week break. Kick past the jump for more details!