Anime, Manga, Game Creators Celebrate April Fool's Day: Part VI
posted on by Egan Loo
[We're slowly finishing the backlog after taking care of Anime Contents Expo coverage and the new Spring anime season.]
Anime, manga, and software studios marked April 1 with a slew of April Fool's spoofs and jokes. Here are more of those that have cropped up this year - click on the thumbnail images to see the original!
Weekly Shonen JumpThe villains of Shonen Jump took over the website and renamed it USOjump.com.
Sengoku Collection"SenColle Puzzle game now in development!!!?"
Senyu.For one day, Niconico Seiga offered the manga's first arc for free.
Servant x ServiceComing this summer from Aniplex and A-1 Pictures: Magical Flowers the Movie: The Only Flower in the World
Advance tickets now on sale with a bonus "Shining Watering Can"
Thanks to Vito Plahuta for the video!
7th Dragon 2020-IIThe new game changes scenery and moves from Tokyo to Okinawa.
ShiftThe God Eater developer is now Enoshima Games, a game studio for cat lovers (an apparent nod to the Enoshima cat virus incident.)
Silent HillShizuoka Prefecture has been renamed Silent Hill Prefecture. (The Japanese kanji characters for Shizuoka literally means "silent hill.")
SonicoNitroplus takes a break from Kimi to Kanojo to Kanojo no Koi. to tell fans that SonicoShock Infinity is still coming out … next year.
Starry SkyThe "HoneyQlo" (a pun on Starry Sky's publisher Honeybee and the clothing retailer Uniqlo) store will sell "stylish suits" and clothes worn by the characters in the game.
Street FighterIntroducing Super Duper Street Fighter 4
There are many more anime/manga/game April Fool's Day celebrations out there, so if you know of one we've missed, feel free to let us know in our forums or by email (newsroom at animenewsnetwork.com).
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