Squid Girl, also known as Shinryaku! Ika Musume (侵略!イカ娘 Invade! Squid Girl) is a Japanese comic series by artist Masahiro Anbe about a young squid girl that emerges from the ocean in order to invade Earth to punish them for polluting the ocean, but ends up working at a shop nearby in order to work off a debt. The series has also been adapted to animation.
Squid Girl outfit announcement
On April 1st, Masahiro posted a drawing of an Inkling wearing a School Uniform to his Twitter account. This was followed in May with Squid Girl and Splatoon crossover artworks by Masahiro, including artworks in the comic magazine, Weekly Shounen Champion.
A page in the Weekly Shounen Champion magazine announced an upcoming Splatoon release:
|“||そしてついに「侵略！イカ娘」コラボコスチューム制作開始！ 無料アップデートでオリジナルコスチュームの配信が決定！ 果たしてどんなビジュアルに！？配信開始予定の８月を待て！||”|
— Weekly Shounen Champion
In English, this translates as:
|“||And finally, the "Squid Girl" collaboration costume production has begun!
It has been determined this original costume will be delivered as a free update! What is it expected to look like? Wait for the planned distribution to start in August!
— Weekly Shounen Champion (Translation)
SQUID GIRL Gear
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