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Itagasa umbrellas, Oreimo, K-On! plus more

Itasha is the act of covering your car in decals normally of your favourite anime. manga or gaming characters. It can be done to cars, motorbikes and normal everyday bicycles.

Now there’s a new addition to the itasha range in the form of umbrellas, or as the umbrella version is called, itagasa. This has been put together by manufacturer, seasonal-plant, and includes artwork from movies SUPERSONICO, K-On! and Oreimo. These were shown at Wonder Festival recently to a positive reaction from fans and the public.

Pre-orders have begun on the their official site, you can check out more info here  and check out the gallery below for the range of itagasa.

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Oreimo exhibition for Akihabara

Easily one of the most awaited tv anime sequels in Japan at the moment is Oreimo, which is short for, Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai. To get people ready for it, the Tokyo Anime Centre in the UDX building located in Akihabara is holding an exclusive exhibition which will focus on the second and final season of the light novel adaptation made popular by writer, Tsukasa Fushimi.

There will be loads of Oreimo goodies on display from anime scene panels, posters and loads of other cute stuff featuring the girls from the show. The event will run until May 12 so if you’re in town, run along to it and don’t miss out.

*all of the photos were taken by Mikikazu Komatsu with TAC’s permission

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Two Voice Actresses Form Singing Duo

Two voice actresses from a couple of leading anime shows have joined forces and become a pop duo. Seiyuu Aoi Yuuki and Ayana Taketatsu have decided to band together and call themselves “Petit Milady” or PuchiMire if the short version is more your thing.

Petit Milady

Seiyuu Aoi Yuuki provides the voice for lead character in Madoka Magica while Ayana Taketatsu takes care of Kirino in Oreimo and Leafa from Sword Art Online. There have been teasers around Japan alluding to this pairing including a banners on the UDX building in Akihabara with the slogan, “From two seiyuu no one could have imagined, a new unit is born”.

Their lead song, “Kagami no Dual-ism”, has been revealed as the theme track to Yu-Gi-Oh Zexal II and “100% Cider Girl” will be used for their radio show which launches in April. Both tracks will be released on a single on May 15 with a site you can check out here.

The teasers can be seen below as well as some behind the scenes of their photo shoot.