Inside a skirt, there lies a universe.
We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.
A talk with Mikeou, the creator behind this moe ita-curtain.
We spoke with Shirow Miwa, the manga artist and illustrator behind the cover of More Heroes and Heroines.
An exhibition of award-winning works for the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival was open from Feb. 4–15.
We spoke with illustrator Yuu, who designed “ita-curtains” featuring a Japanese-style Alice in Wonderland.
From famous characters of old, to characters from new series! The forefront of the figure world is right here!
We’re introducing through pictures the cool and comical creations spotted at the garage kit festival Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter]! Even Tokyo Ghoul’s Kaneki has finally become a figure?!
Wonder Festival 2015 [Winter] (WonFes), the world’s largest garage kit festival, was held at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex on Feb. 8.
Kuuchuu Yousai is an illustrator who draws incredibly adorable girls. Capturing every detail from the deepest parts of the eyes to the highlights on the hair, he depicts girls in a natural way. Currently, he does professional rough drawings and illustration work for games, while also leading a doujinshi circle called Pagupagu Magu, and has even released an ita-curtain on Tokyo Otaku Mode...
Featuring the life-sized cockpit of the Variable Fighter VF-1S Valkyrie and even some Macross-themed original food!
Jan. 23 marked the grand opening of Universal Cool Japan, an event at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka that features attractions for Evangelion, Attack on Titan, and more.
Limited Time Promotion Marks The Milestone With 4 FREE Digital Issues Featuring The Best Manga Including DEATH NOTE Creator Takeshi Obata’s Brand New Series And More!
ALA 2015 took place at the LAX Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles from January 9-11.
Game Creative Exchange, a seminar for illustrators and art directors, was held at the National Art Center Tokyo.
The large-scale otaku event AnimeJapan will be held from March 20, while Comic Market Special, which is only held once every five years, will begin on March 28. They have a common keyword: Globalization.
Introducing pictures of the female cosplayers who dazzled Comiket!
Introducing the cool, eye-catching male cosplayers of Comic Market 87!
Comic Market 87, the world’s largest event for selling and displaying doujinshi, started its first of three days on December 28.
Mar. 5, 2015 10:010
TOM Special Creator KAZUHARU KINA has revealed a new character, Misa Hatsushiro, as part of the Japanese tea promotion campaign, Misakubo Jakata Moeka Project. This "moe-cha” character is set to appear in advertisements and tea products across Japan.
Mar. 5, 2015 05:000
A grand opening ceremony was held at the Tottori Airport International Meeting Hall in Tottori, Japan, in celebration of the brand new Tottori Sand Dunes Conan Airport.
Mar. 5, 2015 03:530
Japan Expo in Thailand 2015, the country’s largest Japan-related event, was held in central Bangkok at the Siam Paragon from Feb. 6–8.
Mar. 4, 2015 21:000
Shishou Series is a short story occult horror novel series that began being published on 2channel in 2003 and continues to this day with more than 113 stories available online.
Mar. 4, 2015 05:002
The Heroic Legend of Arslan is a TV anime that will begin broadcasting on April 5. This time, Yuki Kaji has been announced to be performing in the main cast as Lord Silver Mask.
Mar. 3, 2015 21:005
The official site of the Nintendo 3DS game Hatsune Miku Project Mirai Deluxe set to be released on May 28 (Thurs.) has been reopened.
Mar. 3, 2015 13:000
Kosuke Toriumi takes on the role of a carnivorous idol?! Also belts out song in JA Zen-Noh’s Zeushi-kun
Mar. 3, 2015 05:0015
In an effort to demonstrate the full potential of LTE in two areas that use LTE, NTT Docomo has released a slightly strange...make that pretty strange video titled “3-Byo Cooking: Bokusoku Ebi Fry” (3-Second Cooking: Mach Speed Fried Shrimp) that is currently trending.