In today’s update: Manga + Curling = Orange Delivery, a My HiME / Otome artbook, a new anime about English conversation, natural disaster aftermath on your PS2, Mahou Shoujo Sae eroanime designs, a whole lot of Valentine fallout, and one of the silliest figure promotions HD has ever seen.
- Orange Delivery: the world’s first manga to feature the action-packed sport of curling.
- An official artbook compilation of My HiME / Otome character designs is now on sale from GA Graphic. [Amazon.jp]
- TBS’s official erico anime site is online today, billed by Moon Phase as an “English conversation tutorial anime”. No Flash Player 8, no sale; this is getting to be rather irritating, especially when it comes to items like this that seem actually interesting. Guess it’s time to close a few hundred Firefox tabs and get this thing upgraded…
- More than you ever wanted to know about the making of Noein is available courtesy of Web Anime Style in two convenient installments.
- In console gaming news, the official site for Narutimate Portable is now fully open. We also get scoops today for “Innocent Life“, an RPG that involves ice fishing, gardening, ATVs and snowy courtyards (and an attractive model, presumably not included in the game’s 5,040 yen purchase price), and Zettai Zetsumei Toshi 2, which looks to be the Japanese equivalent of Hurricane Katrina Aftermath – THE GAME.
- In eroanime news, color design sketches are up for Himajin’s upcoming Mahou Shoujo Sae OVA.
- New Site Launches / Release Announcements
- Demo Downloads
- Sample CG
- From the incredibly underwhelming promotions division, preorder a carton (96 individual units) of Tetsudou Musume figures from the Odakyuu Trains online shop and you get one figure free, identical to the regular version except that it comes with a briefcase. HD response: …
- Wanfesu Corner
- Hobby Channel scoops the Cospa.com t-shirts available at the event.
Valentine’s Day Fallout (ero content varies)
- Loversoul’s Harumoi (onion chocolate alert)
- Propeller’s Haruharo! (flash animation rotates with page reload)
- Chien’s Iinchou wa Shounin Sezu! (tsundere alert)
- RaSeN’s Valentine’s Day wallpaper (eroero alert)
- Saga Planets’ Valentine’s Day wallpaper
- Chuable Soft’s top image
- Lost Script’s top image
- Nel’s top image (croquette choco alert)
- Hue’s top image
- Inspiredir’s top image
- Valentine’s Day, Akiba Blog Style
I’m running up a backlog here, bad business. Will try to get on top of things as soon as possible.