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September 19, 2014

Puella Magi Madoka Magica's (魔法少女まどか★マギカ) Miki Sayaka and Kyoko Sakura illustrated in a different, more warrior-esque style by Le Chevalier D’Eon animation director Hiroshi Yakou (矢向宏志).

September 19, 2014
New art from Black Butler Book of Circus (黒執事) featuring Charles Grey and Charles Phipps, illustrated by animation director Yumi Nakayama (中山由美) for Otomedia Magazine.
There will also be a TV ANIMATION Black Butler Book of Circus Original Animation Drawings (Amazon JP) art book released at the end of October, 10/27! Kind of surprising for this show, but still very much welcome!

New art from Black Butler Book of Circus (黒執事) featuring Charles Grey and Charles Phipps, illustrated by animation director Yumi Nakayama (中山由美) for Otomedia Magazine.

There will also be a TV ANIMATION Black Butler Book of Circus Original Animation Drawings (Amazon JP) art book released at the end of October, 10/27! Kind of surprising for this show, but still very much welcome!

September 19, 2014
Neon Genesis Evangelion's Asuka and Unit 02 illustrated by Kurogane no Linebarrels (鉄のラインバレル) creator and manga artist Shimizu Eiichi (清水栄一) and Shimoguchi Tomohiro (下口智裕).
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This was drawn for a small Newtype Magazine extra booklet titled Neon Genesis Evangelion DECADE and came with the March 2006 issue.

Neon Genesis Evangelion's Asuka and Unit 02 illustrated by Kurogane no Linebarrels (鉄のラインバレルcreator and manga artist Shimizu Eiichi (清水栄一) and Shimoguchi Tomohiro (下口智裕).

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September 18, 2014
Cute Sport’s Day theme for the guys of Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun (月刊少女野崎くん) in this month’s Animedia Magazine, illustrated once again by Atsuko Nakajima (中嶋敦子).

Cute Sport’s Day theme for the guys of Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun (月刊少女野崎くん) in this month’s Animedia Magazine, illustrated once again by Atsuko Nakajima (中嶋敦子).

September 18, 2014

Key frames from Kill la Kill (キルラキル) episode #23 with the Elite Four posing in their Ultimate Battle Regalia shown in Quarterly S Magazine vol. 47 (Amazon US | JP).

September 17, 2014
Adorable Halloween-themed Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun (月刊少女野崎くん) poster in this month’s Otomedia Magazine, illustrated by animation director Natsuko Fujiwara (藤原奈津子).

Adorable Halloween-themed Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun (月刊少女野崎くん) poster in this month’s Otomedia Magazine, illustrated by animation director Natsuko Fujiwara (藤原奈津子).

September 17, 2014

Excerpts from Ping Pong the Animation (ピンポン) design works featured in the MdN Design & Graphic vol. 242 extensive interview with character designer Nobutake Ito (伊東伸高).

September 17, 2014

free-scans:

Animedia October 2014 - Free! high res scans + translation

Many thanks to everyone who worked on this project! You did an awsome job!

Translations: janeypeixes (pages 1, 4/5, 8 to 11 and 16) kudouusagi (pages 2/3 and 14/15) and bossprocrastinator (pages 6/7 and 12/13)

Cleaning: squidfestival (pages 2 to 4) and ccparadise (pages 12/13)

Proofreading: ccparadise

Please visit their blog and thank them warmly for their hard work!

Please do not repost these pictures.

Note: as I really wanted to post them before episode 12, some of these pages are a bit rushed, and I will update the links with cleaner versions in the next few days. Please look under the cut for up-to-date download links!

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September 16, 2014
The Sailor Moon Crystal (美少女戦士セーラームーン Crystal) Moon Prism Power! Make up! sequence had its own poster in Animedia Magazine this month. Not usually a fan of this kind of poster, but they made it look quite nice! 

The Sailor Moon Crystal (美少女戦士セーラームーン Crystal) Moon Prism Power! Make up! sequence had its own poster in Animedia Magazine this month. Not usually a fan of this kind of poster, but they made it look quite nice! 

September 16, 2014
Another fun day with Barakamon (ばらかもん)! This Animedia Magazine (10/2014) spread was illustrated by animation director Satoshi Abe (服部聰志). 

Another fun day with Barakamon (ばらかもん)! This Animedia Magazine (10/2014) spread was illustrated by animation director Satoshi Abe (服部聰志). 

September 16, 2014
The Seven Deadly Sins (七つの大罪) magazine spread in Animedia (10/2014), with Elizabeth, Hawk and Meliodas (and small versions of King, Gilthunder, Ban and Diane) illustrated by animator Yuuichi Sugio (杉生祐一).

The Seven Deadly Sins (七つの大罪) magazine spread in Animedia (10/2014), with Elizabeth, Hawk and Meliodas (and small versions of King, Gilthunder, Ban and Diane) illustrated by animator Yuuichi Sugio (杉生祐一).

September 15, 2014
Re:␣Hamatora's Ratio wears fancy pajamas in this poster illustration from Otomedia Magazine (10/2014) illustrated by Tohyama Maki (東山マキ) who until this point, mostly just stuck to drawing Art.

Re:␣Hamatora's Ratio wears fancy pajamas in this poster illustration from Otomedia Magazine (10/2014) illustrated by Tohyama Maki (東山マキ) who until this point, mostly just stuck to drawing Art.