For a limited time of 12 days between December 26, 2015 and January 6, 2016, Kotobukiya's Akihabara main store held a special exhibition "Danboard Modeling Festival" featuring Danboard (or Danbo), the cardboard robot from Kiyohiko Azuma's popular manga series Yotsuba&! on its 5th floor. Check the photo report after the jump!
Kotobukiya, a Japanese toy-maker that specializes in action figures and pre-painted statues, is sponsoring a free exhibition of artwork featuring Danboard, the lovable cardboard robot from Kiyohiko Azuma's Yotsuba&! manga. Hit the jump to learn more.
To celebrate the publication of the 13th volume of Kiyohiko Azuma's heartwarming Yotsuba&! manga, Amazon Japan is releasing a special boxed set with Danboard-themed packaging and new original artwork by Azuma. Hit the jump to learn more.
Kotobukiya is releasing a limited edition "Collapsible Danboard Gold Ver." action figure featuring everyone's favorite cardboard robot from Kiyohiko Azuma's delightful manga, Yotsuba&!. Hit the jump to check it out.
Who knew that the secret to keeping your smart phone at full charge is a cardboard robot powered by money? Hit the jump to check out cheero's new USB / AC adapter for smart phones, made to look like Danboard from "Yotsuba&!".
From February 27 until April 5, Tokyo residents will be able to shop in real-space for their favorite Yotsuba&! character goods. Hit the jump to learn more.
NBC Universal Entertainment has announced the DVD/Blu-ray disc of "Le Danboard," a 25-minute stop-motion short featuring Danbo, the cardboard robot from Kiyohiko Azuma's popular manga Yotsuba&! is set for a Match 20 release in Japan. The film was produced for "Yotsuba & Danboard The Exhibition" last year. Check the trailer after the jump.
Japanese retailers have started accepting pre-orders for Kotobukiya's latest item, 30mm-size Danbo strap (Danboard charm). Danbo is, as you know, the cardboard robot from Kiyohiko Azuma's popular manga Yotsuba&!. Hit the jump for the details.
Following the tote bags introduced in June, Tokyo-based apparel company MirkWood's "You're Such a Nerd" brand has started accepting pre-orders for wallets, purses, and card cases featuring the face of Danbo, the cardboard robot from Kiyohiko Azuma's popular manga Yotsuba&!. Check the product photos after the jump.
It is officially announced today that Parco Museum in Shibuya, Tokyo, will hold "Yotsuba & Danboard The Exhibition" from August 31 to September 16 in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Kiyohiko Azuma's popular comedy manga series Youtsuba&!. Hit the jump for more details.
Arielle Nadel, the photographer whose photos of the action figure of the child's cardboard robot from Kiyohiko Azuma's Yotsuba&! were compiled as 365 Days of Danboard, has created a new, adorable stop-motion Danboard video. Check it out after the jump.
Danboard, the cardboard robot from the Yotsuba&! manga series, has gotten into the spirit of celebrating the 20th anniversary of Geneon Universal's Rondo Robe label. The action figure is appearing in a series of stop-motion animated commercials, with cameos from Rondo Robe anime such as Haibane Renmei. Check them out after the jump.
Kotobukiya previously featured the child's cardboard robot Danboard from the manga Yotsuba&! as a Revoltech figure, which became internet famous for the wave of whimsical photos it inspired. Expect more, stranger pictures to come, because Kotobukiya has revealed a modular Danboard model kit. Check it out after the jump.