For 20 years, Dengeki Bunko has given us entertaining, suspenseful and funny stories from their light novels like OreImo, the “A Certain” series, Sword Art Online, Hataraku Maou Sama!, Ro-Kyu-Bu and more. Now, the celebrated light novel publisher celebrated their 20th anniversary with a bang yesterday, October 6, 2013 with the Dengeki Bunko Autumn Festival 2013.
The event was held in Akihabara UDX and boy did Dengeki Bunko give the fans a treat. One of the highlights of the event was certainly the new announcements for the highly anticipated fighting game, Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax which pits their most popular characters against each other. More information about it through this link.
Banpresto also set up shop with their latest figure offerings which featured Dengeki Bunko’s finest from figures featuring “A Certain” series’ Mikoto and Misaka 10032 , Sword Art Online’s Leafa and Asuna as well as body pillows and key chains.
Wave also put on a show with their figure presentations which was of course highlighted by their popular Beach Queens line. Hataraku Maou-sama’s Chiho, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere‘s Tomo and Neito, Accel World‘s Kuroyukihime, Toradora‘s Taiga and more were on display in their finest beach wear.
Of course, Dengeki Bunko also featured other figures featuring their popular characters.
Would it even be considered an event without cosplay?! Cosplayers strutted their stuff as they dressed up as Dengeki Bunko heroines like “A Certain” series’ Mikoto Misaka, Golden Time‘s Kouko Kaga, Hataraku Maou Sama!’s Emilia, Shakugan no Shana’s Shana and more.
A special 12-meter illustration featuring Dengeki Bunko’s most popular characters was also on display and it most certainly turned a lot of heads. This enormous illustration was drawn by Kino’s Journey illustrator Kouhaku Kuroboshi.
And would it even be complete without merchandise being sold? That special Kirino True End Ver. figure was also sold during the event.
The event most certainly catered to anime and light novel fans and Dengeki Bunko most certainly did not disappoint.
With 20 years of being in the business, they have given readers quality stories and who knows? There may be even better ones to come in the future.
Via Dengeki Online