HISTORY


Information from the beginning to 2021 is thanks to the help of Blondie, and their Black Rock Shooter Beginners Doc

2007

2007.12.26
Original Illustration is Published

Ryohei Fuke, known as huke, publised the first illustration of Black Rock Shooter to his personal blog and Pixiv account.

Illustration Link

 

2008

2008.06.13
The song "Black★Rock Shooter" is published

Produced by ryo, founder of the band Supercell, and featuring the vocals of Hatsune Miku, the song was posted to nicovideo and features art by huke throughout the MV.

2009

2009.09
"BLACK ROCK SHOOTER -PILOT Edition-" is Released

A collaborative effort of animation studio Ordet, Good Smile Company, huke, and ryo, the pilot edition features Black Rock Shooter and other characters from the franchise.

The song featured is called "Black Rock Shooter 2M Mix" using a new rendition of Hatsune Miku called "Miku Hatsune voice-β"

2009.12
The first Black Rock Shooter figure is released

A 1/8 PVC scale figure of Black Rock Shooter and her rock cannon, standing at 290mm tall and originally selling for ¥9,800.

 

 

2010

2010.07.24
OVA "Black Rock Shooter" is released

Produced by Studio Ordet, the 50 minute OVA was available through DVDs bundled with magazines and figures.

A Blu-ray+DVD box set was later released on December 17th.

2011

2011.03.09
First chapter of "Black Rock Chan" is published

2011.06.04
First chapter of "Black Rock Shooter: Innocent Soul" is published

2011.08.10
First chapter of "Black Rock Shooter: The Game" is published

2011.08.25
"Black Rock Shooter: The Game" is Released

Released on the Playstation Portable and created by Imageepoch, it is a third person shooter where you play as Black Rock Shooter in a post-apocalyptic world.

 

 

2012

2012.02.02
TV Anime "Black Rock Shooter" begins airing

Airing on Fuji TV's noitaminA block, it is an eight episode anime with a story similar to the OVA. It is produced by Studio Ordet and Sanzigen.


Official Website

2012.09
"Puchitto Rock Shooter: Pursue the Mystery of the Sexy Planet" is released on IOS

2012.11.21
"Black Rock Shooter Arcana" is released on Android

2017

2017.12.26
huke uploads "10th BRS inexhaustive"

In celebration of Black Rock Shooter's 10th anniversary, huke posted new art of her with a new design named "Black Rock Shooter inexhaustive"


Illustration Link

 

 

2020

2020.12.18
"Black Rock Shooter: inexhaustible Ver." goes up for preorder

2 years after announcement in 2018, the figure based on huke's 10th anniversary drawing is put up for preorder.

It is a 1/8 scale ABS and PVC figure standing at 460mm and selling for ¥24,800


GSC Special Site

2021

2021.09.15
New project "BLACK★★ROCK SHOOTER: DAWN FALL" is announced

A new anime project slated to air on April 3rd 2022.

It is being produced by Bibury Animation Studios, Good Smile Film, and Bandai Namco Filmworks.


Twitter   Official Website

 

2021.12.26
New project "Black Rock Shooter Fragment" is announced

A new mobile game by G2Studios and announced to release for iOS and Android in Fall 2022. It was first release in Japan and a worldwide English release was originally slated for early 2023, but was quietly cancelled.


Twitter   Official Website

 

 

2022

2022.04.03
TV Anime "BLACK★★ROCK SHOOTER: DAWN FALL" Begins Airing

The first episode aired at 23:00 JST on Tokyo MX and published to Disney+ at the same time.

 

2022.11.24
Black★Rock Shooter FRAGMENT Releases on Android and iOS

The game was free to download on Google Play and the App Store.

The game lasted for just under 1 and a half years and is shut down as of March 1st 2024.

 

The future lies in our hands...