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“Attack on Titan”, a popular manga and decided adaptation of the live-action movie starring Haruma Miura, Kiko Mizuhara and Satomi Ishihara, has arrived at the Ueno Royal Museum, in the form of an exhibit opened on Nov 28.
The kids line “BAPE KIDS” from street fashion brand “A BATHING APE” will open a pop-up at Isetan Shinjuku (6F). To be held from Nov 5 to 18.
Japanese brand “A BATHING APE” (BAPE) and American animation series “SpongeBob SquarePants” team up for the second time under the theme “Resume.”
“Toranomon Hills,” scheduled to open on June 11, introduced its official character named Toranomon.
TV anime “ONE PIECE” celebrates the 15th year since the start of its broadcasting. From June 1, the anime will line-up collaboration baseball caps with New Era.
The popular manga “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure” written by Hirohiko Araki teams up with Converse ALL STAR sneakers for the second time around.
Popular Japanese manga “Space Brothers,” depicting a story about two brothers dreaming of becoming astronauts together, will hold its first large scale exhibit. The exhibit will begin at Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi main store and tour Japan.
The “Girls Love Mode- Let's Prism Power Make Up” event at Isetan Shinjuku (2F) presents collaboration items by popular animation “Sailor Moon” and three fashion brands. Open until Apr 8.
For its 10th anniversary, popular Japanese anime “Pretty Cure,” widely known as Precure, opens a pop-up at Isetan Shinjuku (2F). From Apr 1 to 15.
Rola appears dressed up as the popular character “Sailor Moon” in the May issue of ViVi magazine, in stands from Mar 22. A special movie has also been released on Mar 30, Rola’s birthday, on ViVi’s YouTube page.
E-commerce website “2PMWORKS” for anime and fashion will line-up M65 jackets and stoles from the collaboration of the anime “Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex” and fashion brand “AZ by junhashimoto.”
An exhibit of works awarded at the 17th Japan Media Arts Festival will open from Feb 5 to 16. In Roppongi with the primary venue as the National Art Center, Tokyo.
The e-commerce site “2PMWORKS” will lineup business card cases designed by the brand JAM HOME MADE in collaboration with the anime “Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex.”
“Cool Japan” is the concept of the “JAPAN POP JUNGLE” that debuted in the AEON Mall Makuhari Shin Toshin, which just opened on Dec 20.
On Dec 12, collaboration items between the fashion brand DISCOVERED and the anime Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex were presented. The items are available for order until Dec 29 on the e-commerce website “2PMWORKS.”
Reservations for T-shirts designed by the anime Ghost in the Shell × fashion brand ICECREAM, produced by Pharrell Williams and NIGO, is open on the e-commerce website “2PMWORKS.”
JINS PC by JIN CO.,LTD. teams up with the anime “Attack on Titan” to create special packages for the products. The limited edition items are pre-sold from Dec 9. Four types of designs are available costing 4,990 yen each.
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 8 “Jojolion” by Hirohiko Araki has won the grand prize for the manga division of the 17th Japan Media Arts Festival.
Katsuhiro Otomo works will be screened in full blast from Dec 7 to 20 for an event to be held at Baus Theater in Kichijoji, Tokyo. Address: 1-11-23 Kichijoji Honcho Musashino-shi.
If you are a fan of the manga “Ghost in the Shell,” I’m sure you’ve fantasized about becoming one of its characters. On Nov 29 and 30, a special event will open at the square located at the East Exit of JR Shinjuku station.
For its 15th anniversary, HAN AHN SOON opens a pop-up at Tokyo Kaihouku of Isetan Shinjuku (2F). Until Nov 19.
The Osaka Tourism Bureau which kicked off this April is punching out a campaign named “OSAKA-POP” to achieve its 2020 target of tripling its annual foreign tourist count to 6.5 million. In parallel with this, their official site opened on Nov 1.
The "Mobile Suit Gundam" themed apparel maker "STRICT-G" and motorcycle clothing maker "KUSHITANI" have come together to create a series to enamour Gundam lovers.
All eyes are on the release of neckties featuring illustrations of the magical girls, released in anticipation of “Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion-” roadshow.
“Puella Magi Madoka Magica Art Exhibit” is being held at Tokyo City View of Roppongi Hills, Tokyo until Nov 4.
An art exhibit (the originals and reproductions) of the anime “Puella Magi Madoka Magica” will open on Oct 19. At Tokyo City View of Roppongi Hills, Tokyo.
From Sept 30, Ookazenookorusama receives orders on the Internet for collaboration tumblers by the manga ONE PIECE written by Eiichiro Oda and luxury crystal brand BACCARAT. This is part of the company’s project to promote Japanese contents to the world.
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.
No one can stop its fast rising popularity! Anime “Puella Magi Madoka Magica” is the latest subject for the fashion line famous for its stylish subcultural tie-ups, MANGART BEAMS T.
A collaboration team of “shu uemura” and contemporary artist Takashi Murakami made public on August 29th their 2013 Christmas Collection at Shibuya Hikarie. Top cosplayers from 9 countries including Japan were among the 350 guests to attend the event.
The e-commerce website “2PMWORKS,” which sells items under themes anime and fashion, will introduce series no. 2 of the collaboration pumps by shoes brand Tyake Tyoke and anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica.
Jewelry brand “The Kiss” collaborates with “Rebuild of Evangelion.”
On Aug 11, composer Yoko Kanno and Daito Manabe from Rhizomatiks performed “piano me” live in Baltimore, Maryland at Otakon, an event held for Otaku fans.
Alodia Gosiengfiao, a big fan of Japanese anime, games and costume play, visited Japan at the beginning of this month. Alodia is a huge icon among Otaku fans and has over 1.9 million likes on her Facebook page.
Avid Katsuhiro Otomo fan, film director Guillermo del Toro meets Otomo in person on his visit to Japan promoting “Pacific Rim”.
Vinyl records of “Studio Ghibli Symphony Collection” are sold in the US from July 26. Available for purchase on the official MONDO website.
Ultraman appears as the character representing the 2013 Tanbo Art Nippon Project. Characters of this popular TV series magnificently illustrate the rice fields of Aomori, Saitama, and Shizuoka prefectures.
Dom Pérignon presented collaborated visual artworks by contemporary artist Akira Yamaguchi and anime studio “Gainax” on July 16th at Yoyogi National Gymnasium.
E-commerce website “2PMWORKS” collaborates with Studio Ghibli Inc. and brand “OJAGADESIGN” to create cute leather card cases. The items are available for reservation from July 12.
Lots of Japanese media report that Japanese culture is hot in France nowadays. I guess it’s true, when considering that over 200,000 people went to Japan Expo this year.
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.
The popular manga “Yotsuba&!” is currently translated into 13 languages and has sold over 10 million copies around the world.
A collaboration exhibit titled “Re:construct” by manga artist Katsuhiro Otomo and collage artist Kosuke Kawamura will open at BAPE GALLERY in Kyoto. From July 20.
In cooperation with Japanese broadcasting channel BS Fuji, the Otaku news website, Tokyo Otaku Mode participated in the Japan Expo 2013.
In parallel with the announcement of their 2013 and 2014 fall/winter collection exhibition, “chloma” launched a special website for the collection.
Tokyo Otaku Mode, a popular website amongst overseas fans of Otaku culture collaborates with fashion brand BEAMS. From July 1st, the website will appear as a pop-up event at MANGART BEAMS T Daikanyama.
For 4 days from July 4th to 7th, Japan Expo 2013 is coming to the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in France. The turnout to this Japanese culture-themed event, the largest of its kind in Europe, is estimated at more than two hundred thousand.
The “Sketch Travel® Exhibition” will be held from June 26th at “8/ CUBE 1,2,3”, located on the 8th floor of Shibuya Hikarie. Free Admission.
Takara Tomy is a power toy maker with many long-running toys for girls. It never lets their customers down. So it’s not too big a surprise that they caused a sensation when they revealed their new lineups at the International Tokyo Toy Show 2013.
The much sought after anime “Uchoten Kazoku” will air on TOKYO MX, KBS Kyoto and Sun-TV, in turn from July 7th. The anime is created by P.A.WORKS, an animation studio, which has released many masterpieces to date.
To commemorate the 1 year anniversary of “Ikeresu 8 & 9,” a collaboration event dubbed “Ikeresu 8 & 9 Isshunendesuga” with shojo manga “Glass Mask” and its parody anime version “Garasunokamendesuga” will be held from June 15th until July 31st.
The 14th Japan Expo will be held in Paris, France from July 4th to 7th and one of the highlights of the event is the “EVANGELION ANIME WORKS in Paris.”
Itasha (painful cars), are cars decorated with illustrations of anime and manga characters. The same approach is taken with suit jackets this time and a project dubbed “Ita Suits Project” is launched from the end of May.
JR East Urban Development Plan will open “Asagaya Anime Street” under a railway viaduct between Asagaya and Koenji stations of JR Chuo line in December.
Adapted into an animated film in 1989 by guru anime director Hayao Miyazaki, “Kiki’s Delivery Service” (“Majo no Takkyubin” in Japanese) is enjoying unwavering popularity to this day.
“MEDICOM TOY Exhibition ‘13” will be held from June 22nd to 30th at Parco Museum in Shibuya, Tokyo.
MHD Moet Hennessy Diageo owned “DOM PERIGNON” has announced that it is working on a collaboration project with contemporary artist Akira Yamaguchi and animation studio GAINAX.
LUMINE MAN SHIBUYA collaborates with the popular anime “ARISE-Ghost in the Shell-” to hold the event “LUMINE MAN×ARISE-Ghost in the Shell-.” From June 1st to July 11th.
“Danganronpa Kibo no Gakuen to Zetsubo no Kokosei The Animation” (translation: “Danganronpa: Academy of Hope and High School Students of Despair The Animation”) will premiere in July 2013.
“EVA T PARTY,” which finished as a great success at Kyoto Loft, arrives in Tokyo next month as series no. 2. The event will be held at “EVANGELION STORE TOKYO-01,” the official store located in Harajuku, Tokyo.
The “Evangelion & Japanese Sword Exhibition” circulating Japan including the Bizen Osafune Japanese Sword Museum in Okayama prefecture, will be held in Fukuoka from May 24th.
Rising to fame with his first anime film, “Voices of a Distant Star”, anime director Makoto Shinkai has made a striking impact on the animation community
A music event gathering modern Japanese culture dubbed “Message from Sky” will be held in Roppongi Hills from May 31st at Mado Lounge of Tokyo City View on the 52th of Mori Tower and limited time “miku café.”
Collaborated silver accessories with animation director Kenji Kamiyama and jewelry brand “Dr MONROE” will be marketed to overseas market via Tokyo Otaku Mode,
An indoor park themed with characters appearing in Weekly Shonen Jump (published by Shueisha) named “J-WORLD TOKYO” will open on July 11th on the 3rd floor World Import Mart of Ikebukuro Sunshine City in Tokyo.
On Apr. 30th, animate Ltd., handling products relating to anime, comics and games opened a new e-commerce website named “2PMWORKS” to sell fashion items fused with anime elements.
“Eshi 100 People Exhibit 03” (sponsor: The Sankei Shimbun) will be held until May 6th at Akiba_Square of Akihabara, Tokyo.
GOOD SMILE COMPANY, INC. announced to introduce mobile accessories “character vocal series earphone jack accessories” from this August.
Famous Japanese figure artist Takayuki Takeya will hold an exhibition “Takayuki Takeya Works” for the first time in 13 years at 3331 Arts Chiyoda of Akihabara, Tokyo from June 1st.
From Apr. 26th to May 13th, a large scale exhibition of renowned SF manga artist Leiji Matsumoto will be held at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum. Original drawings and treasured collections will be displayed at the exhibit.
In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of TSUBURAYA PRODUCTIONS, BANDAI’s official online shopping website Premium BANDAI began pre-orders for Ultraman series “Subtitle T-shirts” (Miwaku no Subtitle T-shirts) on Apr. 15th.
In addition to being famous for the 2012 movie hit “EVANGELION: 3.0 YOU CAN (NOT) REDO,” the anime is famed for its numerous collaboration items.
SEIKO SPIRIT SMART collaborates with “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure” written by Hirohiko Araki to release watches (42,000 yen each) from the end this month.
Men’s apparel brand “STRICT-G” themed after the world of “Mobile Suit Gundam” is becoming increasingly popular.
From Mar. 25th, LAWSON opened a special page on its website featuring contents from “Tokyo Otaku Mode” as part of its global marketing strategy which places focus on Asia.
“STRICT-G,” apparel brand that recreates the world of the anime Mobile Suit Gundam (Kidou Senshi Gundam) has partnered with YOSHIDA & Co.’s original label “PORTER” once again to create “Zaku Version 2 (Ver.)” to be in stores from Apr. 20th.
To celebrate the 60th anniversary since his debut, nationally renowned manga artist Leiji Matsumoto, whose popular works include SF animation “Space Battleship Yamato” and “The Galaxy Express 999,”
The brand will finish at the end of August this year. What have you prepared for its finale?
Kodansha published manga magazine “Kiss” renews to a monthly magazine from its March 25th (Mon.) issue. After the renewal, the highlight of the new serial story will be “Steve Jobs.”
Men’s apparel brand “STRICT-G,” which recreates the world of “Mobile Suit Gundam” exhibits its products for the first time at “C3 in Hong Kong 2013,” where exhibitors introduce original Japanese anime and manga culture..
On March 16th, exhibit “Katsuya Terada TEN- 10 Year Retrospective-” will commence at The Kyoto International Manga Museum.
The winners of “2012 Digital Contents of the Year / 18th AMD Awards” hosted by the Association of Media in Digital were announced on Feb. 28th.
The animated short film “COMBUSTIBLE” directed by Katsuhiro Otomo will be in theaters nationwide from July 20th as part of an omnibus animated movie of four films, “SHORT PEACE.”
“EVANGELION STORE TOKYO-01,” located in Harajuku holds a promotional event for White day during the month of March and will feature Rei, Asuka and Mari, three characters from the manga.
At Harvey Nichols Riyadh, the largest department store located in the capital of Saudi Arabia, the “CREATIVE JAPAN Fashion Fair,” which sells fashion and lifestyle products from 20 Japanese brands opened on Feb. 25th.
Brasyna Inc. performed research on the internet from Feb. 5th to 8th to understand “Japanese peoples’ evaluations on Japanese produced goods.”
Mechanical designer, Kunio Okawara’s exhibition will be held from March 23rd at the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art.
A fashion show and exhibition based on Moyoco Anno’s magical girl manga “Sugar Sugar Rune” will be taking place at the Kyoto International Manga Museum.
Pop culture festival, “KAWAii!! MATSURi” under the theme of the latest “kawaii”, opens its first series for two days on Apr. 20th and 21st at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.
At Narita Airport Terminal 1, character shops “Control Bear Pop-up Store” and “COSPA Akihabara” will open for a limited time from Feb. 5th.
On February 12th, “The Exhibition of Award-winning Works of the 16th Japan Media Arts Festival” showed a preview exhibition for journalists at its main event space, The National Art Center, Tokyo, one day prior to the opening of the exhibit.
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