Lumine Man Shibuya will hold a collaborated promotional campaign for the new movie “Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion” to be in theaters from Oct 26. The campaign will be held from Sept 17 to Oct 27.
In line with the release of her second solo single “Birthday wedding,” AKB48 member Yuki Kashiwagi collaborates with bridal magazine “Zexy.”
ASOBISYSTEM, an agency where Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Yasutaka Nakata, Shiho Takechi and Rina Tanaka belong to, opened a new time-limited store at CUTE CUBE HARAJUKU.
Miranda Kerr is the new face for the latest TV commercial for laundry detergent “Bold” from P&G. The new commercial airs from Sept 6 with a new edition starting on the 11th as well.
A train decorated with the all too famous manga “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure” written by Hirohiko Araki is seen on the tracks of the Yamanote Line running through Tokyo.
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu performed at the “Sonic Bang 2013” held in Bangkok, Thailand on Aug 24. Approx. 10,000 people gathered to see her performance.
Leather brand “Isamu Katayama Backlash” will hold a one-night event named “One Decade and a Half” in commemoration of its 15th anniversary. Sept 13, at ageHa in Shin-Kiba, Tokyo.
Maison Kitsuné will host a one night event titled “Kitsuné Club Night” at ageHa in Shin-Kiba (address: 2-2-10 Shin-Kiba Koto-ku, Tokyo). From 11pm on Aug 31.
The rising popularity of items made collaborately with musicians and fashion brands is unceasing.
Faith, Inc. and NIPPON COLUMBIA CO.,LTD. collaborate with Nicola Formichetti, the current artistic director of DIESEL, to launch the “POP ICON PROJECT TOKYO.”
Avid Katsuhiro Otomo fan, film director Guillermo del Toro meets Otomo in person on his visit to Japan promoting “Pacific Rim”.
Japanese production designer Yohei Taneda will open an exhibit from Oct 12 at the Ueno Royal Museum.
An exhibit entitled “The Work of Moyoco Anno” showing the works of manga artist Moyoco Anno will be held at STITCH TOKYO in the Shin-Marunouchi Building from August 9th to 25th.
Vinyl records of “Studio Ghibli Symphony Collection” are sold in the US from July 26. Available for purchase on the official MONDO website.
Japanese rock band “Buffalo Daughter” will open an exhibit titled “Happy BirthDay BD20!” in commemoration of their 20th anniversary.
Anime Expo 2013 was held from July 4 to 7 in Los Angeles, California. Cosplayers gathered to wear costumes of popular characters from anime, manga and games.
Photographer Yuji Susaki, who caused quite a stir with his photo collection book titled “COSPLAY made in Japan,” releases his latest work on Aug. 8.
In commemoration of the release of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s second album titled “Nanda Collection” and her hits up until now, a 7-inch record will be released on July 17.
A new song by Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, “Into Darkness” is co-produced by movie director J.J. Abrams and music producer Yasutaka Nakata (from the music band: Capsule). The song is available on iTunes from July 10.
The night prior to the music festival “SUMMER SONIC 2013,” an all-night event named “SONICMANIA 2013” will be held.