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.
Nov. 29, 2014 06:082
The anime series Pretty Cure is wildly popular among young female viewers. In addition to the TV anime series, the two movie releases throughout the year are considered huge events by fans and are continuing to stir great excitement.
Nov. 28, 2014 19:007
Me! Me! Me!, the third piece of Dwango and Khara’s joint short project series, the Japan Anima(tor) Expo, was released on Nov. 21. This is the first music video in the series, and it features TeddyLoid’s music along the video.
Nov. 28, 2014 09:005
The broadcast date and time for the TV anime Durarara!!x2 has been confirmed. The broadcast will begin on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 on six channels including Tokyo MX.
Nov. 27, 2014 23:001
Producing popular anime titles from Big X to Lupin III, Detective Conan and Yowamushi Pedal, anime production studio TMS Entertainment reaches their 50th year of producing anime in 2014 and prepares to hold the event “TMS Entertainment, Our 50-Year Journey with Anime Exhibition.”
Nov. 27, 2014 13:002
Jim Lee gives a talk and live drawing demonstration in Akihabara!
Nov. 27, 2014 07:001
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin, which depicts the world of Mobile Suit Gundam in a new form, is finally becoming an anime. An event screening schedule for the first part of the series, “The Blue-Eyed Casval,” has now been released.
Nov. 26, 2014 23:001
Expelled from Paradise, the smash hit that released in Japan on Nov. 15, is already making the jump abroad. Toei Animation, the production company behind the film, confirmed that the film will be released in North America on Dec. 20.
Nov. 26, 2014 17:304
MIAMI – Sebastian Masuda, a contemporary artist and the founder of Harajuku Kawaii culture, emblematized by his Harajuku shop, 6%DOKIDOKI, is pleased to announce the start of a long-term participatory art project “Time After Time Capsule.”
Nov. 26, 2014 13:003
Neon Genesis Evangelion by Yoshiyuki Sadamoto is a manga that was serialized for 18 years. Now, it has been confirmed that, in celebration of the momentous occasion of the release of the manga’s final volume, Tokyo-based sneaker brand UBIQ will release a pair of collaboration sneakers.
Nov. 26, 2014 07:0011
The broadcast to Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata will begin in January 2015 during Fuji TV’s anime programming block, Noitamina.