Monthly Archive:: January 2016

GEORAMA 2016 Begins in Shibuya! Expanding and Derailing the Notion of Animation

The GEORAMA 2016 international animation festival will last around 20 days, from February 2nd,

What is the appeal of seeing idols close up?

Have you heard of the term “Chika idol” (underground idol)? They are idols who

The past and present of Japanese video games

An Interview with Koji Igarashi If you are in your twenties or thirties and

Otokonoko – Newtypes Who Combine Kawaii and Kakkoii

Japan has generally treated men in female garb as a gag or a perversion,

CoFesta Ambassador x FRI : Inter BEE 2015

Inter BEE is an exhibition for audio, video, and communications professionals This year’s Inter

Shibuya is Becoming a Manga District – Manga Salon “Trigger”

Manga is a major facet of Japanese pop culture. “We want Shibuya to become

The 28th Tokyo International Film Festival – The Competition Films

The 28th Tokyo International Film Festival was held from October 22nd (Thurs.) to October

The 28th Tokyo International Film Festival – The Red Carpet

The Tokyo International Film Festival was held from October 22nd (Thurs.) to October 31st