Mar. 20, 2015 21:00
In foreign countries, street art like graffiti are part of urban culture, but in Japan, there are original art forms born out of otaku culture like “itasha” (cars decorated with anime or game characters) or “ita-nail” (nail art with anime or game characters).
Mar. 16, 2015 05:00
Pakutaso - the free web-based stock image service, has released a new series of dreamlike photos recreating an after school date with a high school girl titled “Koi Suru Houkago Date” (Romantic After School Date).
Feb. 12, 2015 13:00
It has been confirmed that an art collection of the TV anime Cardcaptor Sakura containing three books–– Revised Key Frames by the Animation Director, Animated Artworks, and Character Designs [Full Scale Drawings]––will be re-released on the online store Anime Style Online Shop beginning on Friday, Feb. 13.
Jan. 14, 2015 03:00
Game Creative Exchange, a seminar for illustrators and art directors, was held at the National Art Center Tokyo.
Dec. 22, 2014 08:32
Analoghack, an illustration compilation based on the world of the science fiction novel Beatless and made with the participation of a total of 18 unique illustrators is going to be released at Comic Market 87, held from Dec. 28-30.
Nov. 26, 2014 17:30
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. 8, 2014 23:00
Jim Lee, a super artist in the world of American comics, is coming to Japan and will hold a special event in Akihabara. The event, titled “AmeComi Night Jim Lee Special,” will take place on Nov. 22 at Kotobukiya Akihabara-kan.