New Merchandise for “Konosuba”, “Naruto”, “Re:ZERO”, “Haikyu!!”, “Dead or Alive”, and “Tawawa on Monday”

Good Smile Company has added new merchandise to its shop!

A Kazuma Nendoroid (Konosuba 2), a 1/7th scale Megumin figurine (Konosuba 2), a Hinata Hyuga Nendoroid (Naruto Shippuden), a 1/7th scale Ram figurine (Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-), an updated Tobio Kageyama Jersey Nendoroid (Haikyu!!), an updated Shoya Hinata Jersey Nendoroid (Haikyu!!), a Kasumi figma (Dead or Alive), and a 1/7th scale Kouhai-chan figurine (Tawawa on Monday) are available to preorder now.

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

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Nintendo Announces “Nintendo Labo,” DIY Accessory Kits for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo has released a video and website showing off their latest development for the Nintendo Switch: Nintendo Labo.

Labo seems to be a set of cardboard kits you can purchase to make different objects that interact with the Switch, such as a piano. One of the designs is even a full backpack and VR set for robot fighting.

Currently, the Variety Kit is set to have a $69.99 MSRP, while the Robot Kit has a $79.99 MSRP. Both kits are planned to launch April 20th, 2018.

You can check out their video on it after the break, and the main website can be found here.

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New Merchandise for “Pop Team Epic”, “Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond”, and “The Ryuo’s Work is Never Done!”

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

A rereleased Popuko Nendoroid (Pop Team Epic/Poputepipikku), a rereleased Pipimi Nendoroid (Pop Team Epic/Poputepipikku), a Klauz von Reinherz figma (Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond/Kekkai Sensen & Beyond), and a 1/7th scale Ai Hinatsuru figurine (The Ryuo’s Work is Never Done!/Ryuuou no Oshigoto!) are available to preorder now.

You can find more pictures and information after the break!

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Newtype Character Ranking for February 2018

Newtype Magazine’s monthly top ten character ranking has been released for February 2018! Very exciting.

The male characters who made it into the top 5 are Steven A. Starphase (Kekkai Sensen & Beyond), Leonardo Watch (Kekkai Sensen & Beyond), Klaus von Reinherz (Kekkai Sensen & Beyond), Zapp Renfro (Kekkai Sensen & Beyond), and Lelouch Lamperouge (Code Geass). The female characters who made it into their top 5 are Chain Sumeragi (Kekkai Sensen & Beyond), Shiki Ryougi (Kara no Kyoukai), Asuna Yuuki (Sword Art Online), K.K. (Kekkai Sensen & Beyond), and Kyouka Izumi (Bungou Stray Dogs: Dead Apple).

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

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Good Smile Company Reveals Wonder Festival 2018 (Winter) Exclusive Items

Wonder Festival 2018 (Winter) begins on February 18 this year and Good Smile Company has revealed its exclusive products! This event’s includes: A Snow Miku 2018 Nendoroid and figma, a bride figma, a groom figma, and a School Uniform Megumin Nendoroid. These items can be purchased at the Wonder Festival venue from a limited stock or ordered through the Good Smile Company Online Shop.

Each exclusive item will only be available to order for a short period of time once Wonder Festival has started: February 18 to February 27. Wonder Festival figures have been known to sell out early, so don’t miss your chance to buy them as soon as possible if you’re interested.

More information about everything is available after the break!

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New Merchandise for “Kantai Collection” and “Saki Zenkoku-hen”

Good Smile Company has added new merchandise to its shop!

A 1/8th scale Warspite figurine (Kantai Collection) and a 1/4th scale Nodoka Haramura figurine (Saki Zenkoku-hen) are available to preorder now.

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

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Amazon Removes Anime Strike Service

It appears that Amazon has quietly removed its Anime Strike service. Anime Strike provided users with anime streaming content, but it was only available for Prime members with an additional $5 monthly fee on top of that. The Anime Strike catalog can now be accessed by regular Prime members.

Series like Made in AbyssLand of the Lustrous (Houseki no Kuni), Inuyashiki, Girls’ Last Tour, and many more can now be watched legally through Prime Video at no additional cost beyond an Amazon Prime subscription. The Anime Strike Twitter account has also been deactivated after a period of inactivity. Amazon did not pick up any exclusive titles for the Winter 2018 season.

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New “Tiger & Bunny” Anime Project Announced

The official Tiger & Bunny Twitter account has announced a new upcoming anime project!

Tiger & Bunny originally ran during the Spring 2011 season, followed by two films: Tiger & Bunny Movie 1 – The Beginning, released in September 2012, and Tiger & Bunny Movie 2 – The Rising, released in February 2014. The synopsis of Tiger & Bunny can be found below:

Stern Bild City is home to a variety of super-powered individuals called “NEXT”. These abilities can lead each individual who possesses them down the path of good or evil. NEXT who decide to use their powers for good can become sponsored heroes that appear on Hero TV. These heroes use their powers to fight crime, advertise for their sponsors, and earn points toward the coveted “King of Heroes” title.

Veteran hero Kotetsu T. Kaburagi, also known as “Wild Tiger”, is forced to team up with new rising star hero Barnaby Brooks Jr. and gives him the nickname “Bunny”. The two must learn to cooperate with each other in order to save both their hero careers and the city.

The new project is currently in development. More information will be released at a later date.

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2nd PV Released for Horse Girl “Uma Musume” TV Anime

Cygames has released a second promotional video for the upcoming Uma Musume: Pretty Derby anime adaptation!

This anime project is an adaptation of Cygames’ upcoming mobile game of the same name. The game is a combination of idol training and horse racing with anthropomorphic horse girl idols. Players will be able to train their horse girls, have them compete in races, perform in live shows, and more! Cygames, TOHO animation, and Lantis will be collaborating on the anime, with P.A. Works producing the animation.

Uma Musume: Pretty Derby will begin airing in April 2018.

Find the video after the break!

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“BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle” Adds Iron Tager, Makoto Nanaya, Nu-13, and Es to Roster

Arc System Works has released its fifth character announcement trailer for BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle, the crossover tag-team fighting game, and introduced four BlazBlue characters to the game roster: Iron Tager, Makoto Nanaya, Nu-13, and Es. This brings the current total number of playable characters up to 20!

The previously announced playable characters include: Ragna the Bloodedge, Rachel Alucard, Hazama, Noel Vermillion, Jin Kisaragi, Azrael (BlazBlue), Yosuke Hanamura, Yu Narukami, Chie Satonaka, Yukiko Amagi (Persona 4 Arena), Hyde, Linne, Waldstein, Gordeau (UNDER NIGHT IN-BIRTH), Ruby Rose, and Weiss Schnee (RWBY).

BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle is scheduled to release sometime in 2018 to the PS4, Steam (PC), and the Nintendo Switch. More character announcements are expected for early 2018.

Find the latest trailer below the cut!

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