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!
Dec. 14, 2014 13:000
The date and time of the first broadcast of the TV anime Samurai Warriors based on the hugely popular action game Samurai Warriors 4 has been announced. The broadcast will begin on Jan. 11, 2015 on TV Tokyo and other networks.
Dec. 14, 2014 07:000
Today (Dec. 11, 2014), Nippon Ichi Software released the newest video for its PlayStation 4 software Disgaea 5 slated to release on March 26, 2015.
Dec. 14, 2014 01:002
The serialization to the popular manga Naruto concluded in November, and it has been confirmed that a commemoration exhibit called “In Commemoration of the Conclusion of Serialization! Masashi Kishimoto Naruto Exhibit” will be held in Tokyo in spring 2015.
Dec. 13, 2014 13:002
Many fans no doubt know that a project spanning many years is warming up for a sequel to the feature length anime Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise, a masterpiece that left its mark on the history of anime.
Dec. 13, 2014 09:5148
2014 has been a year of many hot anime, but it’s almost over. To all you anime fans wondering what kind of anime are in store for next year, here’s an introduction to the new anime beginning in January along with their trailers. In this first part, we’ll look at 10 slice of life, comedy, and school life series!
Dec. 13, 2014 07:438
Finally, the live concert movie featuring IA and Kagerou Project comes to Los Angeles on Dec. 15 at Downtown Independent for a special one-time engagement!
Dec. 13, 2014 07:002
Universal Studios Japan announced on Dec. 8 through its official website new information on the “Universal Cool Japan” project to be held for a limited time from Jan. 23 to May 10, 2015.
Dec. 13, 2014 01:002
The on-air schedule for the TV anime Death Parade has been confirmed. The broadcast will begin on Jan. 9, 2015 on Nippon TV and other networks.
Dec. 12, 2014 13:005
Cat-themed accessories have gathered unflinching popularity, and now extraordinarily gorgeous nekomimi (cat ears) rings have been introduced. These “Mimi Rings” on sale on the online jewelry site All Jewelry are genuine pieces of jewelry that come in silver, gold (10K/18K), or platinum.
Dec. 12, 2014 07:001
The special exhibits “Anno Hideaki’s World” and “Evangelion Exhibit” are being held concurrently in Hideaki Anno’s hometown of Ube, Yamaguchi Prefecture until Jan. 12, 2015.