News Roundup for May 24th, 2014

All Hands on Deck!

KanColle returns to the front with a new lineup of Ichiban Kuji character goods. Each 500 yen lotto ticket is a chance to win original illustrations, rubber straps, whisky glasses or this meter-long Akagi cushion. Look for them pull into the harbor at the end of June.

Official homepage: http://1kuji.bpnavi.jp/item/769/ 

This Prosthetic Body Was Made For Loving

Kusanagi gets a major case of dem feels in the upcoming installment of the Ghost in the Shell Arise theatrical OVA series. But in a world where wizard-level hackers can crack your memories as easy as they break into a bank account, who can say if the love you feel is real? For those of you who can do without the metaphysical naval-gazing it also features terrorists blowing up a dam. Take a shot through your robot heart when Border 3: Ghost Tears opens in Japanese cinemas on June 28th.

Official homepage: http://kokaku-a.jp/ 

Prepare For A Watercolor Ride

Imagine if your estranged childhood crush suddenly walked back into your life with a new name and not altogether convincing new attitude. Wouldn't you want to find out what changed them? Production I.G looks to answer this question in July with their anime adaptation of Ao Haru Ride, the story of a high school girl coming to terms with herself and a boy from her past.

Official homepage: http://aoha-anime.com/

Attack Eau de Toillette

Don't worry if it smells like teen angst in here, that's just me testing out these new Attack on Titan fragrances! The odoriferous second offering in the series gives us a whiff of Armin, Jean, Erwin and, to complicate gender issues even further, Hange. Follow your nose to the official website for more info!

Official Website: http://shop.koubutsu-ya.com/?mode=cate&cbid=1552169&csid=5

Play Date

June 26th is Date night! Oh, don't be silly--we don’t mean for you. It's the release of Date a Live Ars Install, the series' sophomore PS3 release. Check out this promo for the sneak peek at the opening animation, complete with the game's cleverly named power ballad theme, Installation, sung by sweet ARMS.

Official Website: http://www.compileheart.com/date/ars/#/top

The Cloth Makes the Man

The perfect companion piece to your Pegasus Fantasy ringtone is finally here! If the sight of these glorious Saint Seiya iPhone5 cloths alone doesn't have you crying hot tears of shame, the 15,000 JPY will--but that's how we separate the boys from the great men of tomorrow. Oh yeaaaah!

Official Website: http://p-bandai.jp/kiwamonoweb/item-1000089811/?rt=pr