Kochi Prefecture has posted a trailer for the 5-episode PR film series Katsuo Ningen - The Movie: Harimayabashi de Aimashou featuring its famous mascot character Katsuo Ningen (Tuna Man). They will be posting the episodes weekly on Sunday starting tonight on 8:00 pm, March 2 (JST). Check the trailer after the jump.
A tremendous amount of "limited" character goods have been produced in Japan, but I can assert that this one is the first-ever "prison limited" good. Kochi Prison in Kochi Prefecture has released a memo pad featuring Katsuo Ningen (Skipjack tuna man), a popular mascot character of the prefecture. Check the details after the jump.
Just like Manga Kousien in August, which was held in the same building, Cul-Port in Kochi-city, the Mansai attendees were allowed and encouraged to draw manga graffiti freely on the wall papers. Most of them were drawn by teens. They were able to draw anything they wanted. Check their "arts" after the jump!
Mansai - Kochi Manga Festival is a yearly event held in Kochi-city, Kochi Prefecture on Shikoku island. The event features various aspects of Japanese manga/anime culture. The ninth festival was held at Kochi City Culture-Plaza Cul-Port, where National High School Manga Championship of Japan is also held, on November 5-6. Check the photo report after the jump!