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.
Over the span of two days, Dec. 20 and 21, a grand gathering of events and content from popular works such as Naruto and One Piece unfolded! Not to mention, there was also a spontaneous disclosure of certain details about the next Naruto movie from the creator of Naruto himself!
Feb. 5, 2015 17:001
The broadcast of the TV anime Show By Rock!! will begin this April. This talked-about work is picking up attention for being a Sanrio character project. Now, the newest PV of the anime has been released.
Feb. 5, 2015 13:000
Shoko Nakagawa aka Shokotan is known for her love of anime and manga, and now she’s working as an original planner on an anime. That anime is the cat-themed TV anime Omakase Mamitasu.
Feb. 5, 2015 09:000
Production was announced to have begun on the short flash anime Bar Kiraware Yasai, a joint project between Kadokawa and Shizuoka Asahi TV.
Feb. 5, 2015 05:009
From the hugely popular series One Piece, One Piece Nippon Judan! 47 Cruise CD was released on Jan. 28. The concept behind the album is that the characters go on a journey through music.
Feb. 5, 2015 01:001
The anime series Knights of Sidonia gained popularity during its three-month broadcast between April and June 2014, and is now expanding into the world skies.
Feb. 4, 2015 21:0010
A hot topic even after its serialization drew to a close in the fall of 2014, the manga Naruto is to receive its own exhibition, titled “Commemoration of Serialization Completion: Masashi Kishimoto’s Naruto the Exhibition,” opening its doors starting April 25 at the Mori Arts Center Gallery in Roppongi Hills, Tokyo.
Feb. 4, 2015 17:000
One Piece is a series popular not just in Japan but the world over, and now the series is expanding into China as well.
Feb. 4, 2015 13:000
A tie-in campaign is set to begin between J-World Tokyo, a Shonen Jump theme park in Ikebukuro, and the TV anime JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders.
Feb. 4, 2015 09:454
Moe Tsurumi, the goodwill ambassador from the idol group that sung for Pixiv, Conquistador del Arcoiris, makes her appearance as well!
Feb. 4, 2015 09:000
The movie Arpeggio of Blue Steel: Ars Nova DC long awaited by fans was released Japanwide on Jan. 31.