News Roundup for April 21st, 2014

Love Crystallized Into Hate

Homura's soul gem from the shocking finale of Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie Part 3: Rebellion glows “a color more dreadful than a curse” and now you can enact your own descent into madness thanks to this prop equipped with LED lights of every hue from the vomit rainbow. Harness your despair to rewrite the rules of your universe when it hits the streets along with Homura's Dark Orb this August.

Official homepage: http://p-bandai.jp/item/item-1000087848/

Haunted by a Cat's Eye

Get a face full of the 'ol brown eye with these Hello Kitty character contacts from SHO-BI. These 1-month disposables are non-prescription, making them the most compelling argument I've heard for getting LASIK surgery. It's only a matter of time before they put out a line of evil eyes for the chunibyou in everyone.

Official homepage: http://www.sho-bionlinestore.jp/shopdetail/000000002513/ct586/page1/order/

Schoolgirl+Mosaic=Good Clean Fun

Get ready for more heart-melting hijinks and giggle-tastic inter-cultural exchange. Kin-iro Mosiac will be coming back for a second season and the voice cast posted a special thank you message on the show's homepage. We're truly living in the golden age of yuri anime.

Official homepage: http://www.kinmosa.com/

Saber Gets Nitro-charged

Somebody's swapped Super Sonico and Saber's outfits! It must have been the dastardly duo, NITRO+ and ufotable, who are banking on the swap by selling wall scrolls of this costume crossover. The tapestry and other limited edition items will be available from their shared booth at Character 1, a character goods convention held on the April 29th holiday at Tokyo Big Sight. Now they got me wondering what would happen if Caster from Fate/zero got his hands on the heroine from Song of Saya...

Official homepage: http://www.ufotable.com/character1/index.html

I Could Eat a Peach for Hours

Imagine a book-on-tape adorned with echi illustrations and read aloud by moe voice actresses and you have the impetus behind Momo Kyun Sword, a digital light novel media-mix project that started as an experiment in 2012 and is now getting its own anime. The story is a fractured fairy tail flip on folk lore classics such as Momotaro the Peach Boy and Princess Kaguya. You could almost market it for kids--if it weren't for all the panty shots.

Official homepage: http://momokyun.com/