The circle of Doujin C2 Kikan, one of the holders of the intellectual property of the Kantai Collection franchise (Kancolle), announced that the first book of illustrations will be launched by the Kadokawa publisher on April 23 in Japan. This launch will commemorate the eighth anniversary of the franchise and contain 208 pages with illustrations of the franchise.
The publication added: "We had to do it 1.5 times more extensive than planned, but even so I do not fit everything we wanted to include, so, if we have the opportunity, we would like to launch a second book soon! In the Appendix dedicated to us, some design sketches and scenarios are included, do not miss it! "
The franchise began with the launch of a free card game for browsers developed by Kadokawa Games and distributed by dmm.com. The game was launched in April 2013 in Japan and only in two years achieved three million registered users. Subsequently, the delivery inspired an adaptation to the Anime of twelve episodes produced by the Diomedea studies, under the direction of Keizou Kusakawa and scripts written by Jukki Hanada, released in January 2015. A second season produced by the Engi studies will be released in 2022.
Synopsis of Kantai Collection
With the seas under a constant threat of hostile "abyssal fleet", a specialized naval base is specifically established to deal with them. However, instead of a standard naval weaponment, the base is equipped with the "kanmusu", girls who harbor the spirits of Japanese japanese warships.Fubuki, a young Kanmusu of the destroyer type, joins the base as a new recruit; Unfortunately for her, despite the inexperience and a shy nature of her, she is assigned to the famous third torpedo squadron, and is quickly sent to the Battle Fragment. When she is rescued from the almost annihilation, the small novoy warship decides to become as strong as the person who saved her life.
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