Even if you don't speak or read much Japanese, you might know the term "nakama," which can mean anything from friends to comrades to brothers-in-arms. Fanart Friday explores this through the "True Companions" trope, featuring fan-made masterpieces from REBORN!, Gintama, Attack on Titan, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure and many more!
Some bad guys are cultured and polite, and some good guys have terrible people skills. That's the whole point of this week's Fanart Friday, continuing May's "tropes" theme and featuring fan-made masterpieces of favorite faces from Nisemonogatari, Saiyuki, Ace Attorney, Yu Yu Hakusho and many more!
Ms. Hello Kitty has pretty much monopolized the unexpected collaboration market so far, but she is not the only one that shines with interpretations by artists in different fields of art. The "SNOOPY JAPANESQUE: Snoopy x Japanese Artisan" exhibition currently underway at Matsuya Ginza in Japan is showing off about 100 art pieces of Peanuts characters interpreted by Japanese artisans of traditional art, such as lacquer-ware, porcelain, and Japanese painting. Get a good look after the jump!
Appearances aren't everything on this week's Fanart Friday--sometimes, burly characters are super-smart, and tiny little bookworms are capable of really kicking butt! Muscle your way past the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces featuring characters from Durarara!!, Final Fantasy, Read or Die, Eyeshield 21 and much more!
Fanart Friday finishes up April's "colors" theme with the color of money, the color of the forest, and the color of envy--GREEN! Hit the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces featuring characters from One Piece, Tamako Market, Fairy Tail, and much more!
Fanart Friday returns to its regularly scheduled programming, continuing April's "colors" theme! This week, it's all about BLUE, so hit the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces featuring characters from PreCure, Tiger & Bunny, Pokémon, and much more!
Fanart Friday is armed and armored in Tony Stark's red and gold, getting ready for the release of Iron Man: Rise of Technovore! Rocket past the jump for a look back at some of Iron Man's most memorable friends and foes from his long comics history as well as the Marvel Cinematic Universe!
Fanart Friday usually deals in character themes, or series-specific themes, but this week--looking at the art side of fanart--we'll be focusing on color, starting with RED! Hit the jump to see which characters paint the town red through design or attitude, with favorite faces from Sailor Moon, TRIGUN, Fate/zero, Hellsing and many more!
Younger brothers and sisters account for some of the most insanely popular characters in all of anime and manga--as well as a surprising number of main characters! Hit the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces of favorite younger siblings from Fullmetal Alchemist, Sword Art Online, Code Geass, Yu-gi-Oh! and many more!
Fanart Friday has a long and storied history (of a year and a half) featuring epic battle, excessive fanservice of the male and female varieties, and one very fondly-remembered hot springs episode. Hit the jump to take a look back at some of our favorite fan-made masterpieces from the last six months!
Gaikuo-Captain, a student at Beijing Chemical Engineering University, originally just wanted to make a profile photo for himself and somehow ended up with pictures that blended his favorite characters from anime, manga and Western superhero comics with himself to create striking perspective art. See more photos of his amazing artwork after the jump!
It's not often that Fanart Friday covers a single video game franchise, but this is a special installment for a special time. Darkstalkers has been away for far too long, so hit the jump and celebrate its return with fanart of fan-favorite characters spanning the entire series!
This week, Fanart Friday takes a look at fan-made masterpieces of some of the greatest video game mascots, past and present! Hit the jump to check out stellar fanart from The Legend of Zelda, Uncharted, Dragon Quest and much more!
If there's one thing Nate's generation won't shut up about, it's that the cartoons "back in the day" were so much better than the cartoons of today. That's not 100% true, but there's a lot to be said for nostalgia and fond memories of favorite characters! Hit the jump to check out fan-made masterpieces from ThunderCats, G.I. Joe, The Pirates of Dark Water, TaleSpin, and much more!
Fanart Friday has powered up its invisible car, prepped all its gadgets, and can impersonate any member of the Crunchyroll staff--or at least, it thinks it can. This week, check out fan-made masterpieces of your favorite master spies and contract killers from Assassin's Creed, Darker than Black, Noir, Kim Possible and much more!