Newtype Character Ranking for May 2018

It’s a new month, so it’s time for Newtype Magazine to release its top ten character ranking for May 2018!

The male characters who made it into the top 5 are: Osamu Dazai (Bungou Stray Dogs), Lelouch Lamperouge (Code Geass), Chuuya Nakahara (Bungou Stray Dogs), Kirito (Sword Art Online), and Sakata Gintoki (Gintama).

The female characters who made it into their top 5 are: Sakura Kinomoto (Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-hen), Kyouka Izumi (Bungou Stray Dogs), Violet Evergarden (Violet Evergarden), Nero Claudius (Fate/Extra: Last Encore), and Saber (Fate/Stay Night [Heaven’s Feel]).

You can find the full translated lists of ten after the break!

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New Merchandise for “Haikyu!!”, “Re:ZERO”, “Touken Ranbu”, and “Hyperdimension Neptunia”

Good Smile Company has added new merchandise to its shop!

An Asahi Azumane Nendoroid (Haikyu!!), a 1/7th scale Rem lingerie figurine (Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-), a 1/8th scale Imanotsurugi figurine (Touken Ranbu), and a 1/4th scale Black Heart figurine (Hyperdimension Neptunia) are available to preorder now.

You can find more pictures and information after the break! Saucy warning.

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New Merchandise for “Eromanga Sensei”, “Fate/Grand Order”, “March Comes in Like a Lion”, “Re:ZERO”, “Date A Live”, and “IDOLiSH7”

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

An Elf Yamada Nendoroid (Eromanga Sensei), an Akari Kawamoto figurine (March Comes in Like a Lion/3-gatsu no Lion), an Ishtar action figure (Fate/Grand Order), a 1/7th scale Emilia high school teacher figurine (Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-), a 1/7th scale Tohka Yatogami figurine (Date A Live), and a Sogo Osaka Nendoroid (IDOLiSH7) are available to preorder now.

You can find more pictures and information after the break!

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New “Violet Evergarden” Anime Project Greenlit

The conclusion of the Violet Evergarden television anime, episode thirteen, was released today and with it came an announcement in the endcard. A new VE anime project has begun production!

More details on the project will be available at a later date.

In other news, Violet Evergarden will be available on Netflix for US watchers starting tomorrow, April 5. Those of you who have been patiently waiting will finally be able to watch it very soon!

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“Splatoon 2” Official Art Released for North America’s Upcoming Splatfest

Promotional artwork has been released for Splatoon 2‘s upcoming North American Splatfest: Baseball vs. Soccer!

“Introducing a Spring Sports Splatfest! This theme asks you to keep your eye on the ball…a sports ball. Yes, sports fans, which one do you like better: baseball or soccer? Do you hunger for home runs or pine for penalty kicks? Do you cover your bases or go for a hat trick? Do you like winning a trophy or winning a…ok, I guess both sports have trophies.

The Splatfest will take place from 4/6 (Fri) 9:00 p.m. PT – 4/7 (Sat) 9:00 p.m. PT”

Which team will you choose? Will you join Pearl in representing baseball or will you side with Marina and her defense of soccer?

You can find the previous Splatfest promo art listed from newest to oldest after the break!

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New Merchandise for “Fullmetal Alchemist”, “Fate/Grand Order”, “Alien”, and More

Good Smile Company has added new merchandise to its shop!

A Riza Hawkeye Nendoroid (Fullmetal Alchemist), a 1/7th scale Jeanne d’Arc Alter figurine (Fate/Grand Order), an Alien figma (Alien), and a Higma figma are available to preorder now.

You can find more pictures and information after the break!

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Video: Spwatoon 2: Animation Music Gawwewy – Twailew

Mike Inel has uploaded a totally real announcement trailer for his upcoming project: the Splatoon 2 animation music gallery!

“New animated music videos are coming from your favorite bands in Splatoon 2! Splatoon 2: Animation Music Gallery is a compilation of more than 10+ music videos in full HD. Coming soon in April 35, 9102.”

Ooh, that’s pretty soon, isn’t it? How exciting. uwu

Check it out after the break!

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Newtype Character Ranking for April 2018

Newtype Magazine has released its top ten character ranking for April 2018!

The male characters who made it into the top 5 are Kirito (Sword Art Online), Char Aznable (Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin), Archer (Fate/Stay Night [Heaven’s Feel]), Lelouch Lamperouge (Code Geass), and Sakata Gintoki (Gintama). The female characters who made it into their top 5 are Saber (Fate/Stay Night [Heaven’s Feel]), Lachesis Fatima (Five Star Stories), Asuna (Sword Art Online), Sakura Kinomoto (Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-hen), and Zero Two (Darling in the FranXX).

You can find the full translated lists of ten after the break!

Read moreNewtype Character Ranking for April 2018

Wonder Festival 2018 (Winter) Figurine Compilation

Wonder Festival 2018 (Winter) has begun!

For those unfamiliar with Wonder Festival, it’s the world’s biggest figurine festival and it takes place twice a year in both the summer and the winter. Many companies come together to show off and sell their products at booths across the venue.

I’ve compiled a big post with a ton of figurine pictures from the event. You’ll see announcement posters, unpainted prototypes, and some finished products.

Check them out after the break! Warning: Some of these figurines are a bit saucy. [Note: More pictures will be added throughout the night.]

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New Merchandise for “Fate/Apocrypha”, “Kino’s Journey”, “Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Magia Record”, “Kemono Friends”, “Dragon’s Crown Pro”, and Nendoroid More

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

An Astolfo/Rider of Black Nendoroid (Fate/Apocrypha), a Kino & Hermes Nendoroid (Kino’s Journey), an Iroha Tamaki Nendoroid (Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story: Magia Record), a Kaban figma (Kemono Friends), an Amazon Parfom (Dragon’s Crown Pro), a Pink Rabbit Nendoroid More Face Parts Case, a rereleased White Rabbit Nendoroid More Face Parts Case, and rereleased Brown Bear and Tabby Cat Nendoroid More Face Parts Cases are available to preorder now.

You can find more pictures and information after the break! Slight saucy warning.

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