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“High School Fleet” Scale Figure Available to Preorder

Preorders have opened for Good Smile Company’s Wilhelmina scale figurine (Haifuri/High School Fleet)!

This 1/8th scale figurine is approximately 220mm tall (about 8.7 inches) and is priced at 11,000 yen (roughly $99.07) including tax. You can preorder her through the Good Smile Company Online Shop. Orders can only be taken until June 15. She will be officially released and shipped out in February 2018.

More pictures are available after the break! Saucy warning.

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Trailer and Visual Released for “Splatoon 2″‘s Single-Player Campaign

Nintendo’s latest Direct for their upcoming game ARMS included a new trailer and visual for Splatoon 2‘s single-player campaign: Hero Mode. The two and a half minute trailer shows the campaign’s opening scene with Marie and introduces some of the fun gameplay, and squid puns, you can experience in Hero Mode.

“Callie—of Squid Sisters fame—has gone missing and it’s up to you, with the help of Marie, to search for Callie and the Great Zapfish while battling against the Octarian army. Use different weapons in single-player mode to overcome obstacles, defeat enemies and take down towering bosses – weapons like the Roller, Slosher, Splatling, or the new Dualies.”

Splatoon 2 is set to release on July 21 at the retail price of $59.99.

Take a look at the video and visual after the break!

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Final Two “Squid Sisters Stories” Chapters Released

The final two chapters, 6 and 7, of Splatoon 2‘s “Squid Sisters Stories” have finally been updated to the official website! The introduction, prologue, and first chapter were previously released in April, and chapters 2, 3, 4, and 5 were released earlier in May.

For those unfamiliar, the stories follow Callie and Marie and their life after the final Splatfest of the first Splatoon game. This conclusion has finally answered what has become of Callie and why she is not seen in Splatoon 2, the game’s sequel.

You can find the chapters, along with their illustrations, after the break!

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Key Visual Released for “Fate/EXTRA Last Encore” TV Anime

The Fate/EXTRA Last Encore official website has been updated with the visual that was showcased at the AnimeJapan 2017 event earlier this year. This television anime adaptation of the Fate/EXTRA dungeon RPG will be animated by Shaft and is scheduled to be released this upcoming winter season.

The synopsis for the series is listed as:

Waking up in a strange virtual world with no recollection of the past, Hakuno finds himself forced to fight for survival in a war he does not understand for a prize beyond value; the opportunity to have one’s wish granted. With only an enigmatic “Servant” by his side, Hakuno Kishinami will have to face both friends and foes in battles to the death in order to not only gain possession of a mysterious object known as the “Holy Grail,” but also to find the answer to the most important question of all: “Who am I?”

You can find the full visual after the break!

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Rider Servant Class Trailer Released for “Fate/Grand Order” Localization

A new translated trailer for the Rider servant class in Fate/Grand Order has been released! Fate/Grand Order is a turn-based RPG mobile game based on the Fate/Stay Night visual novel and features content from other Fate source material. The Rider servant class is one of many that appears in the game and is the second to receive a localized trailer so far. The Saber class trailer was released earlier this month.

“Fate/Grand Order Servant Class: RIDER

What is a Servant? They are an attendant that serves the Master. In this case, heroes from myths and legends that become familiars. In order to ensure their Master’s triumph in a Holy Grail War, they follow orders and fight other Masters and Servants.”

Fate/Grand Order will be available to play on Android and iOS systems for free once it releases to the US this summer.

You can take a look at the trailer after the break!

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New Merchandise for “Love Live! Sunshine!!”, “Fate/Stay Night”, and “Persona 5”

New merchandise has been added to Good Smile Company’s shop!

A Kanan Matsuura Nendoroid (Love Live! Sunshine!!), a rereleased 1/7th scale Saber figurine (Fate/Stay Night), and a 1/8th scale Futaba Sakura figurine (Persona 5) are available to preorder now.

You can find more pictures and information after the break!

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New Key Visual for “Isekai Shokudou” TV Anime

The official website for the Isekai Shokudou (Restaurant to Another World) television anime adaptation has released a new key visual. The opening theme, “One in a Billion”, will be performed by the singer May’n and the Wake Up, Girls! group. Kiyono Yasuno (Megumi Katou from Saekano and Botan Kumegawa from Anne Happy) will be joining the cast and singing the ending theme.

The series began as a light novel series that was first published in February 2015 by Katsumi Enami (art) and Junpei Inuzuka (story). It is currently ongoing and received a manga adaptation in November 2016.

MyAnimeList describes the synopsis below:

“At the bottom floor of the building with a dog signboard, in the shopping district near the office street, there lies a cafeteria called “Youshoku no Nekoya,” that has an illustration of a cat on the door. It’s been open for fifty years and has satisfied various salarymen from nearby offices. Despite it being called a Western cuisine cafeteria, it also provides other varieties of menus. For the people of this certain world, it’s their one-and-only special cafeteria.

There is, however, one secret to “Nekoya.” The cafeteria is closed to the public every Saturday in order to make way for special guests. When a bell rings, customers from different places of birth and races appear who ask for mysterious and delicious dishes. They are actually the same dishes served to the salarymen, but these special guests find them to be more exotic than to what they are used to. As the cafeteria aims to serve masterpieces, it is usually referred as “Isekai Shokudou.”

And so, the bell rings again this week.”

Isekai Shokudou (Restaurant to Another World) will begin airing this summer.

Cover Art for “Hibike! Euphonium” Season 2 BD/DVD Volume 7 Released

Hibike! Euphonium (Sound! Euphonium) 2’s Blu-ray/DVD volume 7 cover art has been released. Volume 7 will contain episodes 12 and 13, with the Blu-ray priced at 6,500 yen before tax (about $57.33) and the DVD at 5,700 yen before tax (about $50.28).

The synopsis of the first season can be found below:

“After swearing off music due to an incident at the middle school regional brass band competition, euphonist Kumiko Oumae enters high school hoping for a fresh start. As fate would have it, she ends up being surrounded by people with an interest in the high school brass band. Kumiko finds the motivation she needs to make music once more with the help of her bandmates, some of whom are new like novice tubist Hazuki Katou; veteran contrabassist Sapphire Kawashima; and band vice president and fellow euphonist Asuka Tanaka. Others are old friends, like Kumiko’s childhood friend and hornist-turned-trombonist Shuuichi Tsukamoto, and trumpeter and bandmate from middle school, Reina Kousaka.

However, in the band itself, chaos reigns supreme. Despite their intention to qualify for the national band competition, as they currently are, just competing in the local festival will be a challenge—unless the new band advisor Noboru Taki does something about it.

From the studio that animated Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu, Kyoto Animation’s Hibike! Euphonium is a fresh and musical take on the slice-of-life staple that is the high school student’s struggle to deal with their past, find romance, and realize their dreams and aspirations.”

Volume 7 will go on sale on June 21.

You can find the first release benefits after the break!

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