K-ON!! 3 News in 1 Post

3 news in 1 post. What a great bargain, isn’t it? On top of it, they all come for free XD Right. First, the judges of the 15th Animation Kobe Awards have announced the winners in each category today. These awards are one of the most esteemed in the industry, so their results have some significance.

Individual Award Winner: Hosoda Mamoru (anime director)
Special Award Winner: Studio Biho (anime background art)
Theatrical Film Award Winner: The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya
Television Award Winner: K-ON!!
Network Award Winner: Miku no Nichi Kanshasai 39’s Giving Day event
Theme Song Award Winner: “only my railgun” by fripSide

The awarding ceremony is going to be held on November 28 in Kobe.

K-ON! Tote Bag

Second, starting October 19, popular chain of convenience stores Lawson will hold K-ON!! Fair throughout Japan. From November 9, you will also be able to buy some limited K-ON!! merchandise at Lawson stores, including tote bags and clear files. Furthermore, starting October 15 you can order limited edition of K-ON!! Puchi Nendoroids via Lawson’s Loppi system and TBS online store. The set includes Azusa, Mio, and Yui.

K-ON! Nendoroid Puchi

Last but not least, the official website of K-ON!! has announced that a new side-story episode has been green-lit for production. It will be included in volume #9 BD/DVD, which are to ship on March 16.