Good Smile Company has stepped up its game in recent months with excellent figure offerings but this time, it’s going for the stars with their latest announcement which should blow the minds of every single otaku out there (yes, even those who aren’t into collecting) with its sheer awesomeness and insane engineering. This 1/8 scale figure of Saber from the celebrated anime, “Fate/Zero,” depicts her riding her personal vehicle, the Saber Motored Cuirassier while holding Excalibur at her side. Continue reading
Good Smile Company has finally announced the last Puella Magi to complete their “Madoka Magica” Nendoroid lineup who is none other than the crimson apple-muncher, Sakura Kyoko. Continue reading
Despite my apparent disdain for the Saber figure rehashes and overpopulated releases by figure companies, I must admit that I’m currently hooked to watching “Fate/Zero” and while there’s a number of really really great anime this season (more than my fingers could count actually), “Fate/Zero’s” right up there with the best of them. This is probably why I’m stoked about the recent news that apart from the excellent anime showing now, there’s going to be another project in store for it, which will be revealed later this week on Kadokawa Shoten’s Monthly Newtype magazine. I’m guessing this will be a movie at best; maybe make the climactic final battle into one serious balls-to-the-wall gift to the fans of the franchise. Now that would be something to behold considering the 4th Grail War is in my opinion, much more epic in scale than the somewhat more muted 5th one (case in point: Kiritsugu just owns Shiro), but hey at this point, anything Urobuchi throws at us, I’m all for it.
Oh, right. In case you didn’t know, the current “Fate/Zero” TV anime will be split into two parts, with the second part to be aired in April next year; kinda’ like how Sunrise did it with “Geass” and “Gundam OO.”
An audio commentary by head writer Gen Urobuchi, played during the ending credits of the final “Puella Magi Madoka Magica” Blu-ray/DVD volume, suggests that the said anime classic may not yet be over and that magical troll QB might be making more contracts in the future Continue reading