Anime Vice News

Quickie: Russia 'Borrows' Kagami

In Soviet Russia, Konata is Tsundere for Kagami!


We've seen this sort of thing before, when Haruhi herself was co-opted to sell some kind of Russian candy bar. But whatever Haruhi does, Lucky Star follows, and Danny Choo's keen eyes have spotted another example of anime characters being used to hock Russian products.

Lucky Star's Kagami, newly made into a brunette, appears to be starring on some kind of snack packaging-- I can't help but wonder if it's the same company. I mean, both candies are using a popular anime girl, and both are using red text with white outlining that's given a slightly “scattered” look for the logo...perhaps both of these are the same packaging designer who happens to have a hard-on for anime girls?

gleowineon May 8, 2009 at 3:51 p.m.
Using the letters showing on the "Kagami" wrapper, I googled it and came up with "svetk konffetk" which is a Russian DJ service. That was as far as I could get. According to ANN, the "Haruhi" wrapper is from a Belarussian chocolate waffle.
LordRichardon May 10, 2009 at 9:42 p.m.

Mai waifu, what are you doing selling yourself on delicious russian candy bars :<

Do I not spend enough on your various goods?!

Dig Deeper into Haruhi Suzumiya

She's the central character in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya franchise as well as the president of the SOS Brigade. She's brash, restless, and completely unaware of her own massive powers.

Edit/View the Wiki
Hit the Forums (2 Posts)
Add/View Images (463 Images)
Watch Some Videos
Pokemon Black and White Looks Delicious in Motion

First video of a Pokemon battle in Black and White.

Comment & Win: One Piece Vol. 52, 53

Time for a giveaway folks! Now, act civil, we don't want anyone to get hurt in the mad rush to win.

Beginner's Guide to FLCL

Gainax's madcap, surrealist anime, broken down for new viewers.

Ballz Deep

Steve gets intimately close to Dragon Ball Z, for science!

Top 3 Awful Anime Dubs

Grit your teeth and get your ear plugs ready cause this week we're taking on the three most amazingly bad dubs of all time!

AKAME GA KILL! #1 -- Special Review

Don't judge a book by its cover!

KNIGHTS OF SIDONIA #1-6 Review

Netflix just put out an original anime series! But does it hold up to expectations?

YAMISHIBAI + AI-MAI-MI MOUSOU -- Double Review

What does a micro series actually work?

JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE Pays Homage to Stephen King?

STARDUST CRUSADERS #13 -- Watch & Learn. Christine?

GLASSLIP #1 -- Special Review

Is it "glass slip" or "glass lip"? The answer is: yes.

SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL #1 & 2 -- Special Review

Now that the second episode's out, how does this franchise fair after 25 years?

ONE PIECE Ch. 753 Review

We just keep getting teased with flashbacks of our friends. And now we're back on the road again.

SAMURAI JAM-BAKUMATSU ROCK #1 -- Special Review

The secret history of bishonen?

AKAME GA KILL! #1 -- Special Review

Don't judge a book by its cover!

KNIGHTS OF SIDONIA #1-6 Review

Netflix just put out an original anime series! But does it hold up to expectations?

Community Spotlight 7/18/2014

It's a small but still powerful list of submissions for the second showcase of July.

GLASSLIP #1 -- Special Review

Is it "glass slip" or "glass lip"? The answer is: yes.

SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL #1 & 2 -- Special Review

Now that the second episode's out, how does this franchise fair after 25 years?

Summer 2014 Simulcast Guide

What's flipping off the stream this season?

JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE Pays Homage to Stephen King?

STARDUST CRUSADERS #13 -- Watch & Learn. Christine?

YAMISHIBAI + AI-MAI-MI MOUSOU -- Double Review

What does a micro series actually work?

Mandatory Network

Submissions can take several hours to be approved.

Save ChangesCancel