Tokushima anime posters boost city's donation yield

Feb 6, 2017

Tokushima anime posters boost city's donation yield

The city of Tokushima has attracted a record amount of donations after it added anime posters to the list of goods handed out when people contribute to the furusato nozei (hometown tax deduction) system.The posters, made every year since 2009 by local anime production ...

Japanese folklore meets anime in Kyoto

| Jan 21, 2017

Japanese folklore meets anime in Kyoto

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The colors were jarring. Beneath the vermillion torii gates of Kyoto’s Shimogamo Shrine and surrounded by the olive broadleaves of Tadasu Forest was a pool of furry, bright yellow ponchos, decorated with the brown facial features, rounded ears and bulbous oblong tails of the ...

'Leiji Matsumoto and Miyako Maki'

/ Sep 6, 2016

'Leiji Matsumoto and Miyako Maki'

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Sept. 10-Nov. 20In a match made in manga heaven, two of Japan’s most popular illustrators have combined their portfolios for an upcoming exhibition that is sure to please manga, anime and art fans. Leiji Matsumoto is best known for his space operas, such as ...