Monthly Archive:: December 2016

“Sanrio Danshi” First half – A new development for this veteran character company

A cafe based on the Sanrio Danshi brand has opened in Ikebukuro PARCO. We

“I wanted to draw a ‘natural Tokyo’, one which wasn’t weird” – An interview with US comics artist Steven Cummings

We interviewed the US comic artist Steven Cummings, who drew an original illustration following

FRI’s eye: Let’s think about designing the future! dotfes2016 Shibuya

On the 20th of November “dotfes2016 Shibuya” took place, an event focused on thinking

FRI’s eye: A meeting of female cosplayers! The future of Ikebukuro – Part 2 –

Ikebukuro in Tokyo is the holy land for female cosplayers. Otome Road (*1) has

FRI’s eye: A gathering of female cosplayers! The future of Ikebukuro – Part 1 –

Ikebukuro in Tokyo is the holy land for female pop culture. In recent years,

FRI’s eye: Two points we can see in the development of the Hoshimusu anime

On this past 14th of October, Kadokawa Games announced they were producing an anime

FRI’s eye:Christmas is coming up! What do kids in Shibuya want for Christmas present!?

FRI handed out a questionnaire to 60 children who live in Shibuya. What are

FRI’s eye: Booska appeared at the Kabuki Dance 2016 “Shibuya Konnoumaru Densetsu”!?

FRI has its offices in the streets of Shibuya, and for 3 years now

Special SHIBUYA:Shibuya Chronicle #6

Shibuya is one of Tokyo’s many shopping districts, housing well-known symbols of Japan such