For your consideration....Subaru Anime

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For your consideration....Subaru Anime

Post by originalcyn » Fri Dec 23, 2011 11:27 am

Wish Upon the Pleiades, also known under the Japanese title Hōkago no Pleiades (放課後のプレアデス Hōkago no Pureadesu?, lit. "After School Pleiades"), is an original net animation series developed jointly by Gainax and Japanese automaker Subaru.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Houkago_no_Pleiades

Episode 1:

Episode 2:

Episode 3:

Episode 4:


I find this infinitely amusing.
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Post by originalcyn » Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:50 pm

So, they made a figurine too...

http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10190751

The best part is that "she is posed riding on her magical staff that was designed based on a drive shaft."

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Re: For your consideration....Subaru Anime

Post by mike-tracy » Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:57 pm

Lol. Of all the things Subaru could have sponsored.
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Re: For your consideration....Subaru Anime

Post by originalcyn » Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:05 pm

whatever, everyone needs a magic staff made of a drive shaft.
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Re: For your consideration....Subaru Anime

Post by originalcyn » Sat Apr 11, 2015 9:15 am

Hōkago no Pleiades got a second series apparently.

Not sure how this got turned into an actual series on TV...

Walking around in Akiba I found these posters:

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