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. 21, 2014 07:0018
Pre-orders have begun for the transforming robot “GearTribe Hatsune Miku GT Project 2014 Ver.,” which was planned by multi-talented creator Shoji Kawamori, who takes on many different roles including anime director and mecha designer.
Nov. 20, 2014 23:002
The concept cafe Animax Cafe produced by Animax, a well-known anime-only channel, will open on Dec. 11.
Nov. 20, 2014 13:0048
Engineer Kiyoyuki Amano of the web/entertainment corporation Kayac has developed a light-up skirt that brings mystery to the area known as zettai ryoiki by illuminating the inside of Vocaloid Hatsune Miku’s skirt.
Nov. 20, 2014 07:0024
The short anime Hill Climb Girl was released on Nov. 14 on the short video distribution site, Nihon Animator Mihonichi.
Nov. 19, 2014 23:0021
On Nov. 14, funding opened on Cross Crowdfunding, a new shopping platform specialized around anime, games, and anime, for “Cross-CF limited” Sword Art Online Asuna & Kirita and Leafa metal iPhone cases created by the company Sorayume.
Nov. 19, 2014 13:007
The results are in for the Ota-Q asking “What fall anime have you tried watching and thought was good?” held on the Tokyo Otaku Mode Facebook page from Nov. 7-11.
Nov. 19, 2014 07:0011
Manga artist Rumiko Takahashi has released many works to the world including Inuyasha, Ranma ½, and Urusei Yatsura. Takahashi’s newest work, Kyokai no Rinne, has now been confirmed to be getting a TV anime adaptation.
Nov. 18, 2014 23:001
Five types of “Kirby’s Dream Land Bath Balls” and a “Kirby’s Dream Land Push Light” will release in late November.
Nov. 18, 2014 16:078
For those familiar with manga or anime, you may already know what “Kabe-Don” is. But for those who don’t, it is the best possible romantic situation t...
Nov. 18, 2014 13:000
It has been announced that Pokémon Center Tokyo, the flagship location of the official Pokémon store, Pokémon Center, will move from Hamamatsucho to Ikebukuro.