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!
Jan. 27, 2015 13:000
An original, full-length animated film to be released this summer has been revealed. The story of Sinbad, a worldwide well-known figure from Arabian Nights, is becoming an anime by Nippon Animation and Shirogumi.
Jan. 27, 2015 07:000
Capcom Inc. has announced a number of new Monster Hunter goods, including a Rajang windbreaker, that went on sale on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. See the full lineup below.
Jan. 27, 2015 01:0026
Y!mobile’s super cute heart-shaped cell phone, model Heart 401AB, and the anime Sailor Moon have teamed up for a collaboration! As a result, the incredibly adorable “Heart x Sailor Moon Collaboration Set (Cell Phone + Decoration Kit)” was created.
Jan. 26, 2015 13:000
New cast character visuals have been revealed for the stage play Yowamushi Pedal Inter-High Chapter: The Winner to be performed in Tokyo, Osaka, and Fukuoka beginning in March.
Jan. 26, 2015 07:0013
Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai gained popularity with its 2011 TV series and became a huge hit with the release of a theatrical movie on Aug. 31, 2013. It is a masterpiece that tugs at the heartstrings of viewers and has left its mark on the history of anime.
Jan. 26, 2015 01:000
It has been confirmed that the TV anime Eikoku Ikka, Nihon o Taberu will begin broadcasting on NHK General TV on April 16. Also, coming before the broadcast, on Sunday, April 12 the show will be distributed to overseas audiences on NHK World TV.
Jan. 25, 2015 20:003
A genuine wedding tiara themed after Sailor Moon will be released in March. The design of the tiara was handled by the world’s first tiara designer, Taro Kamitani.
Jan. 25, 2015 16:002
A talk program with Momoiro Clover Z and KISS was broadcast on Jan. 19, and during it the music video for “Yume no Ukiyo ni Saitemina” was shown for the first time.
Jan. 25, 2015 12:302
In its Nintendo Direct broadcast for Jan. 14, Nintendo confirmed a Feb. 14 release date for the Nintendo 3DS game The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D. The package and download versions of the game will each be priced at 4,700 yen (plus tax).