Shining series character designer Tony Taka is preparing several announcements, according to the illustrator’s official public relations Twitter account, including something in the July 27-due issue of Weekly Famitsu.
“We are in earnest preparation, but there will be various rapid announcements from here on,” the Twitter account said in July 20 tweet. “Both hobby-related and game-related. Anyway, the end-of-month Hobby Japan and game magazines are a must see, so please make sure to get them. Incidentally, since this year is also the 20th anniversary since the artist Tony’s debut, there will also be something in commemoration.”
In a July 23 tweet, the account followed up, “In the ‘Tony’s Heroine Works’ corner of the issue of Monthly Hobby Japan Magazine on sale July 25 (Tuesday), there are five pages featuring, among other things, a special interview with Tony and [Satoshi] Sakai (Sega), so please check it out. You also might find things such as the future of a certain title and some never-before-heard stories on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of his debut.”
It continued, “Shining series fans should also please take a good look. Also, it seems like there will be something else on July 27, so please be prepared to run to the book store.”
Finally, today the account added, “And so… the official announcement is in this week’s Famitsu! Tony fans, make sure to get the Famitsu on sale July 27 (Thursday).”
While the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu will go on sale on July 27 in Japan, the content of the magazine should leak tomorrow, July 25, in the early morning (New York time).
(Pictured: Shining Resonance, released for PlayStation 3 in Japan in December 2014.)