Tag Archive: Nitroplus

Oct 16 2016

Super Sonico Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Special Website and Announcements


Nitroplus mascot Super Sonico celebrated her 10th Anniversary in Japan this week with several announcements and a special website. In her first decade of representing the successful video game company, Super Sonico has been portrayed as a fashion model, university student, and aspiring musician (with her band FAV – First Astronomical Velocity). The theme of …

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Feb 12 2016

Super Sonico releases limited-time Valentine’s Day wallpaper


Nitroplus mascot Super Sonico has released a special edition downloadable image set for Valentine’s Day. The brightly-colored image from Super Sonico wishes her fans a “Happy Valentine’s Day” and is available in various sizes for PCs and smartphones. The special wallpaper from regular Super Sonico illustrator Tsuji Santa is available for a limited time only …

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Jan 08 2016

JAST USA announces SoniComi Collector’s Edition


Nitroplus mascot Super Sonico is exploding in popularity this year as her 10th anniversary approaches. Following closely after the announcement of the international music release of First Astronomical Velocity’s albums and Sonico’s appearance in the PS4 game Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel, JAST USA has announced the release of the popular PC game SoniComi (Communication …

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Nov 23 2015

Super Sonico’s band First Astronomical Velocity gets international release


Super Sonico’s band First Astronomical Velocity will release their albums on all international digital platforms in December. The world-famous Nitroplus mascot debuted in 2006 at the Japanese game company’s annual music concert Nitro Super Sonic, and more activities are planned leading up the celebration of her 10th anniversary next year. First Astronomical Velocity (also known …

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Jan 29 2015

Sentai Filmworks announces Jessica Nigri for Super Sonico The Animation English cast


Sentai Filmworks has cast cosplayer and Sonico enthusiast Jessica Nigri as the title character in the English dub of SoniAni: Super Sonico The Animation, due for BD/DVD release in May. Check out the promo video and Nigri’s Sonico cosplay below:

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Nov 15 2013

Sonico The Animation teaser video


Pony Canyon’s Anime Channel revealed a new teaser video for Sonico the Animation’s opening theme song. Nitroplus mascot character Super Sonico and her band Daiichi Uchuu Sokudo will star in the new anime coming out next year. Watch the sonico The Animation preview video:

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Nov 05 2013

Super Sonico to appear in new anime series


Nitroplus mascot and super-popular game celebrity (Communication with Sonico, Saint’s Row, Super Heroine Chronicle) will appear in her own anime series next year titled Super Sonico the Animation (“SoniAni”). Nitroplus announced the series at their annual music concert Nitro Super Sonic, which featured a 3D concert by Sonico’s band Daiichi Uchuu Sokudo. SoniAni Official website: …

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Oct 02 2013

Steins;Gate vocalist Kanako Ito to perform at 10th Annual Tokyo International Music Market


Nitroplus singer Kanako Ito will perform a live concert at PROMIC’s 10th Annual Tokyo International Music Market showcase on October 23. Kanako Ito is known for her contributions to numerous anime and game soundtracks including STEINS;GATE, Blassreiter, School Days, STAR MINE GIRL/SUMAGA, CHAOS;HEAD NOAH, Song of Saya, and Deus Machina Demonbane. Kanako Ito appeared at …

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Sep 15 2013

Super Sonico named mascot for Saitama’s Anitamasai Anime and Manga Convention


Saitama’s Anitamasai (a mixed abbreviation for anime + manga + Saitama) Anime and Manga event will be held October 19 and 20 in Saitama, celebrating the just-outside-of-Tokyo city’s connection to famous titles like Lucky Star, Anohana, and Kamisama Kiss. http://anitamasai.jp/ Nitroplus mascot Super Sonico has been named the official “image girl” of the event, which …

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Mar 29 2013

Hironobu Hirata (Super Sonico and Swinging Popsicle) – Interview (2013)


Hironobu Hirata (Super Sonico producer) Interview by David Cirone March 29, 2013 Bassist, songwriter, and producer Hironobu Hirata hit the ground running when his band Swinging Popsicle released their debut single “Joy of Living” in 1997 through major label Sony Music. Teamed with bandmates Mineko Fujishima and Osamu Shimata, Swinging Popsicle has maintained a quality …

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