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!
Oct. 18, 2014 01:002
Figure and merchandise developer/manufacturer/supplier Surprise Next has made a Gomora-chan figure from Bakutendo’s Ultra Kaiju Anthropomorphism Project: The 4-Koma (Tentative) section of Kadokawa’s Dengeki G’s Magazine.
Oct. 17, 2014 13:004
The story is of a Mario who has become old and lonely after Princess Peach, who should have been with Mario, married Mario’s younger twin brother, Luigi. Then…
Oct. 17, 2014 07:003
The TV anime Akame ga Kill! rushed into its second season at the beginning of October. The anime is an adaptation of the manga of the same name written by Takahiro and illustrated by Tetsuya Tashiro. The series depicts the activities of the assassination squad Night Raid which stands up to destroy the evil in the decayed capital.
Oct. 17, 2014 05:039
Hi all! This is Akira Himekawa. Today, we’re starting the Manga Maker series. We were asked to explain the method in which we create manga. So, we wil...
Oct. 17, 2014 01:00176
The sudden announcement that Naruto is going to conclude in the Nov. 10 issue was a great shock to fans not only in Japan but overseas as well.
Oct. 16, 2014 14:261
ULTRAMAN will stroll down the opening carpet this year along with many guests from around the world.
Oct. 16, 2014 13:002
Yukari Tamura, who is affectionately referred to as “Yukarin” by fans, is hugely popular both as a voice actress and as a singer. It has been announced that her 25th single will release this year on Dec. 24.
Oct. 16, 2014 07:000
Lupin the Third: Daisuke Jigen’s Tombstone is the newest work in the Lupin the Third series and was screened for a limited time this year in June. This highly praised work will release on Blu-ray and DVD on Nov. 28.
Oct. 16, 2014 04:042
The Danboard Photo Exhibition organized by Movic is on now from Oct. 8-20 at Daimaru Shinsaibashi.
Oct. 15, 2014 18:000
TRUSTRICK, a duo made of Sayaka Kanda (vocals) and Billy (guitar), released the cover art and the preview clip of their new single, World’s End Curtai...