Video of popular Japanese cosplayer Enako doing LovePlus (dating sim game) cosplay and swarmed by photographers at the recent Comiket – the world’s largest self-published comic book fair which is held twice a year in Tokyo…
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Time Leaped Akihabara
Time-lapse video of of Akihabara Electric Town – Tokyo’s anime, gadget & electronic mecca. Another fine piece by Darwinfish105 [Jp]…
Animax Asia brand spot – anime style
A recent brand spot by Animax Asia – a Japanese anime TV network operated by Sony Pictures. Love its tagline… “Some stories need to be told, anime style…”
The background music goes well with the video; it’s the instrumental version of Kpop singer Park Jung-min’s Not Alone which was released earlier this year.
AKB48 anime series
A Japanese anime based on popular girl group AKB48 will be produced and aired in 2012. The anime will feature nine characters, which will be chosen among the 48 core members and other 100+ members of affiliated groups and trainees.
Image via Oricon [Jp]. A voice-casting audition is currently being held, but it’s probably just a show instead of a real audition. At the end of the day it’s very likely that the most popular AKB48 members are picked instead of those with the best voices.
Odaiba Gundam Project 2011
A “torn-apart” life-size Gundam model is currently on exhibition in Odaiba, Tokyo. The Gundam stood tall at previous exhibitions in the past two years, but the organiser decides to make things a bit different this time for the visitors to have a closer look at the design. Video and pics by Darwinfish [Jp], music by by Yusuke Tsutsumi.
AKB48 kungfu fighting
Japanese pop group AKB48 is going for Chinese martial arts concept for their new single, Flying Get (フライングゲット), which is scheduled for August 24 release. The members are featured on a magazine with images from the PV filming set…