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. 5, 2014 07:0032
A collaboration event between a soccer team and the anime A Certain Scientific Railgun called “Soccer Match with a Certain Anime” was held! We went to check out the game!
Nov. 5, 2014 01:418
VAMPS put on a Halloween show! The concert on the second day at Makuhari was done in Fancy dress!
Nov. 4, 2014 23:000
It seems a spring movie in the popular PreCure series will be hitting screens in 2015 as well.
Nov. 4, 2014 13:004
English and Chinese (simplified and traditional) sites have opened.
Nov. 4, 2014 07:005
Nihon TV has announced that they will broadcast a new original anime series in 2015. The title of the series is Death Parade. It will be scripted and directed by Yuzuru Tachikawa with Madhouse in charge of animation.
Nov. 4, 2014 01:2231
The hugely popular manga Naruto is on the verge of its climax, and there is huge buzz surrounding its upcoming finale. Meanwhile, continuing from its first fanart campaign, Shonenjump.viz.com has begun accepting comments regarding Naruto memories.
Nov. 4, 2014 01:153
Episode 1 of Ii ne! Israel - Saki to Noriko no Shimai Ryoko, an anime produced by the Embassy of Israel in Japan, was released online in time for “International Animation Day” on Oct. 28. This is the first time an embassy in Tokyo has promoted its own country through an anime series.
Nov. 3, 2014 07:003
After producing hit novels like the Monogatari series and Katana series, author NisiOisiN is taking on a new challenge. NisiOisiN will write nine completely new short stories, each of which will be drawn as manga by different manga artists.