News Roundup for July 17th, 2014

Gundam BFF

Gundam Build Fighters Season 2

The official homepage of Gundam Build Fighters just released details about the second season, Gundam Build Fighters Try. The story takes place seven years after Season One and will follow Seiho Academy's newly-formed Gunpla Battle Club the members struggle for the right to compete in sanctioned matches. Let's see what the transfter student Sekai Kamiki, China Kousaka's little brother Yuuma and Gunpla-girl Funami Hoshino are made of when the show starts in October.

Official homepage: http://gundam-bf.net/

Singing in the Shower

Nozomi Tojo Love Live! towel

Jump into the tub with the members of Muse with these upcoming Love Live! Ichiban Kuji prizes. You can also win rubber character straps, plastic cups and a music CD, but the big payout has to be the bath towels. Look for them at select convenience stores from August 2nd.

Official homepage: http://1kuji.bpnavi.jp/item/818/

Boobulus Rift

The Department of Hyper Enormous Boobage, the masterminds behind the Senran Kagura series, are working on a head-mounted display that will change the way we play games--and maybe even humanity itself--for the better. This revolutionary technology may not be ready for the 3DS release of Senran Kagura 2: Shinku, but I hope to see it in my lifetime for the sake of my grandchildren. 

Official homepage: http://senrankagura.marv.jp/series/kagura2/

For Relaxing Times, Make it Suntory Time

On the subject of high school ninjas, this handheld footage shows a girl in a sailor suit pulling off parkour tricks all around her school. It's like watching an episode of Kill la Kill the way she bounds from roof to roof leaps through classroom windows and even pulls off some ninja magic. And nothing hits the spot after a day of freerunning like a bottle of cold Suntory C.C. Lemon! Ahhhh!

Scout Out the Competition

Bring your cool level to over 9000 with this official Dragon Ball Z scouter. Bratty kid brother, dad's purple sweater vest and Kamehameha bracelet sold separately.

Official homepage: http://www.b-boys.jp/db/

Black Licorice

Here's something to wipe the taste of the live-action Black Butler adaptation from your mouth. Check out the professional grade cosplay the cast is wearing for the upcoming Black Butler stage musical titled Licorice that Burns in the Ground. You can catch the performance in Tokyo at the Roppongi Blue Theater from September 5th to the 23rd or at the Umeda Arts Theater in Osaka from October 2nd to October 5th.

Official homepage: http://www.namashitsuji.jp/