In commemoration of the fifth anniversary of the TV anime, Sunshine City in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, will hold a first large-scale art exhibition dedicated to the Girls und Panzer anime series from December 23 to 31. The event will display the key anime drawings used for all series, from the first TV anime in 2012 to the upcoming six-part OVA "Final Chapter." Hit the jump for more details.
Tokyo MX will air a 30-minute special program "The way to enjoy Fullmetal Alchemist Art Exhibition 100 times more!" at 23:30 tonight, September 27 (JST). It is confirmed that the Fullmetal Alchemist original manga author Hiromu Arakawa makes her first TV appearance in the program to introduce the highlight of her ongoing art exhibition. Hit the jump for more.
The special edition of "Hiromu Arakawa Artworks Fullmetal Alchemist," a 288-page book including over 300 color illustrations by the original manga author, comes with a DVD introducing a 35-minute drawing process of the main visual for the upcoming "Fullmetal Alchemist Art Exhibition." The publisher has posted a 90-second digest video of the bonus DVD.
Tokyo-based company Art Collection House plans to hold an exhibition dedicated to all lithograph works by 55-year-old Japanese animator/illustrator Narumi Kakinouchi, best known for her character design/manga works for the Vampire Princess Miyu series, in Akihabara (September 16-18) and Osaka (October 13-15). Check out five samples of her beautiful works after the jump.
As reported, "Kemono Friends: Yoshizaki Mine Concept Design Exhibition" dedicated to the 45-year-old artist's design works for the ultra hit Kemono Friends franchise will open at Parco Museum this Thursday. Mine's official Twitter has posted a 30-second CM narrated by three popular animal girl characters: Serval, Fennec and Common Raccoon. Check out the clip and the limited item lineup for the event clip after the jump!
Parco Museum, located on the seventh floor of Ikebukuro Parco's main building in Tokyo, will hold "Kemono Friends: Yoshizaki Mine Concept Design Exhibition" dedicated to the 45-year-old artist's design works for the ultra hit franchise Kemono Friends from August 24 to September 11. Hit the jump for more details.
The final chapter of Eri Takenashi's romantic comedy manga series Kannagi is scheduled to be published in the September 2017 issue of Ichijinsha's Comix REX to be released on July 27. In commemoration of the conclusion, Gallery GoFa in Tokyo will hold a special exhibition dedicated to the author's work from July 29 to September 3. Hit the jump for more details.
Tokyo Anime Center, an exhibition facility located on the fourth floor of the Akihabara UDX building, has announced that it will be closed on July 18 due to expiration of contract with the building. The exhibition space has been operated by The Association of Japanese Animations since 2006. Hit the jump for more details.
To celebrate the 55th anniversary of Tatsunoko Productions, the studio has taken it upon itself to tie up with a local department store located close to its studio, which also happens to be celebrating its 55th anniversary. Rather than let an obvious cross-promotional oppportunity go to waste, the Tobu department store and Tatsunoko have an entire slate of events and promotional activities planned under the TOBU × Tatsunoko Pro GoGo Project.
Shueisha today launched an official website and Twitter for the upcoming three-part 50th anniversary exhibition for its signature manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump to reveal more details including the 63 titles for its first selection. The top-selling Japanese manga magazine was established in 1968 and its current circulation is about 2 million copies. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the live-action film adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa's Hagane no Renkinjutsushi/Fullmetal Alchemist manga today announced the details of the upcoming exhibition featuring the manga arts to be held this fall and posted a key visual newly drawn by the manga author herself. Check more information after the jump.
A newly-drawn collaboration art by Mine Yoshizaki (Sgt. Frog, Kemono Friends) is confirmed to be revealed at the upcoming "Osamu Tezuka's Handsome Beauty - Elegant -" exhibition to be held at the Hankyu Umeda department store from March 29 to April 10. The 45-year-old artist will provide his version of "Hi no Tori/Phoenix" from one of Tezuka's masterpieces.
Bandai Namco Pictures today announced that a first art exhibition dedicated to Hideaki Sorachi's long-running manga series Gintama, titled "Dai Gintama-ten ~Tsuke ga Mawaru Maeni Ketsu wo Fuke (Big Gintama Exhibition ~Wipe Your Hip before the Bill Comes Due)" at Akiba Square from December 23, 2016 to January 9, 2017. Hit the jump for more details.
Studio khara, a Tokyo-based animation studio best known for its Rebuild of Evangelion film series, was founded by acclaimed anime/tokusatsu director Hideaki Anno in May 2006. To celebrates its 10th anniversary, it will hold its first exhibition at Laforet Museum Harajuku in Tokyo for eight days from November 23 to 30. Hit the jump for more details.
In commemoration of the release of the compilation film -Mirai-(Future), Parco Museum in the Parco Ikebukuro will hold an art exhibition dedicated to the Orange anime series from November 3 to 20. Its main visual newly drawn by the anime's character designer Nobuteru Yuuki is now online. Hit the jump for more details.