News Roundup for August 25th, 2014

The Perfect Storm

Forget about bromance, the new big thing in fandom will be bearmance! You know, the pure love between two girls, one of which is a transforming bear. Or at least I think that's the concept for Love Bullet: Yuri Kuma Arashi (Yuri Bear Storm), the next project from director Kunihiko Ikuhara (Revolutionary Girl Utena, Penguindrum). As convoluted as it sounds, it's actually more straightforward than his previous titles!

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

Sexy Specs

Favorite Vocaloid video getting spammed with down votes? Deal with it by slipping on these Racing Miku-inspired sunglasses from Goodsmile Racing and eyeglass artisans Washin Palette.

Official homepage: http://washin-palette.jp/%E3%83%AC%E3%83%BC%E3%82%B7%E3%83%B3%E3%82%B0%E3%83%9F%E3%82%AF-2014ver/

"Yu" Stands for "Yuri"

Manga author Takahiro (Akame ga Kill!) stays on the airwaves this October with Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru (Yuuna Yuuki is a Heroine, or YuYuYu for short). This slice-of-life comedy promises puppet shows, animal familiars and girls hugging. Anything after that is icing on the cake. 

Official homepage: http://yuyuyu.tv/

Gundam Fighto! Ready, Go!

One's hot-blooded, one's cold and calculating, one's... super deformed? Seven years after the events of Gundam Build Fighters the members of Seiho Academy's newly-formed Gunpla Battle Club struggle for the right to compete in sanctioned matches. Check out the new trailer to see if their mobile suits have what it takes to rumble with the big boys.

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

Ai-yay-yay

The original harem king returns in the upcoming TV anime, Ai Tenchi Muyo! Our man Tenchi gives up on the Shinto shrine gig to take a teaching position at a girl's school where naughty stockings and mini-skirts are mandatory. Expect non-stop nosebleeds when the five-minute shorts air in October.

Official homepage: http://www.ai-tenchi.jp/

Good to the Last Drop

When McDonalds marketed their new jumbo-sized drink as being for couples, hacker CST took it as a challenge issued to lonely singles such as himself. His rebuttel? Well, just watch the video for yourself for a glimpse of the future through VR goggles.

Enforce Utopia

Quantify exactly how weird the weirdos in your life are with this replica Psycho-Pass Dominator from Tamashii Nations. When Meshi pointed it in the mirror it flipped into Lethal Eliminator mode so be careful when reading the Crime Coefficient of your friends.

Official homepage: http://tamashii.jp/special/psycho-pass/