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PC Game News: Nitro+ produces fighter minigame featuring characters from the bulk of their eroge lineup

Akiba Blog has a feature up today highlighting the production of Nitro Royale Heroines Duel, a new game being developed concurrently with [ERO] Satsuriku no Jango and helmed by Jack-of-all-trades director Ogami Keiichi. Apparently eroge magazine Push!! is running a monthly support column for the game in which some of the eleven heroines to eventually fill out the playable lineup are introduced, four of whom have been revealed thus far: Ain of Phantom of the Inferno, Moura of Kyuuketsu Senki Vjedogonia, Al Ajif of Demonbane, and Ignis (!!!!!) of Jingai Makyou. Consider my interest piqued. :3 No word yet as to when we should look for a release, but we’ll be keeping an eye on this… (no more)

Figure News: Freeing’s 1/4 scale Tsuruya-san PVC up at Goodsmile

We scooped her the other day in our coverage of July’s issue of Hobby Japan, and now Goodsmile has updated their official site with a page for Freeing’s 1/4 scale Tsuruya-san PVC from Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu. She clocks in at 33 cm in height and at 11,800 yen retail is priced slightly higher than the Haruhi and Mikuru that preceded her in the series; due no doubt to both the standing pose and the glorious mass of hair she’s weighed down with. Looks like a very nice kit overall, but I can’t help but wonder how well she’ll balance with those dimensions… we’ll have the chance to find out come her release in August. (no more)

Site News: HD forums back online

While not integrated into the front page yet, the forums are indeed back up and running. Why will they stay up this time when the past several attempts have failed, and why should you join? I can’t think of a single reason for either, but we’ll be giving it the old college try once again and maybe this time they’ll learn to float on their own. All semi-sane anime, manga, figure, and eroge fans of good will and sound English are welcome aboard! 日本人の方も大歓迎です!掲示板のソフトが英語ばっかりだけど…(汗) (no more)

Figure News: StrikerS Fate PVC coming from Movic in September

Movic posted a listing last night for a Fate T Harlaown (Fate Testarossa) PVC figure from Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS, scheduled for release in September at 1/8 scale (20 cm tall) and 5,880 yen retail. Picture below: