This weekend, while Americans celebrate Cool Japan at LA's Anime Expo, Europeans have their chance at Paris' Japan Expo. Japanese otaku idol Shoko Nakagawa, also known as Shokotan hit the US event in 2008 and now it's the EU's turn with the singer/voice actress/personality performing at Japan Expo. Today, she hit the con floor, cosplaying as Madoka Magica's titular heroine. Get a look after the jump.
Otaku Idol Shoko Nakagawa, also known as Shokotan has posted a series of selfies as characters from the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure series. Shokotan is known as a long time and hardcore Jojo fan and this is her dream come true according to her Twitter posts. Skip this if you do not want spoilers, but if you don't mind, see the many photos she posted after the jump!
The official site for Japan Expo announced on March 7 that 28-year-old popular Japanese otaku singer/actress Shoko Nakagawa, also known as Shokotan, will make her first appearance at this year's event scheduled for July 2 to 6. She will sing on the Live House stage for a J-POP and anime showcase. Hit the jump for more information.
Japanese singer/actress/otaku idol Shoko Nakagawa, aka Shokotan, will release her fourth album "9lives" on April 2. She is now looking for photos and videos of cats to use in the promotional video for the leading track from the album. She wants to make it "the PV with the most cats in the world"! Hit the jump for more details.
Following the teaser posted in August, a full trailer for the upcoming tokusatsu action film Nuigulumar Z starring Shoko Nakagawa, aka Shokotan, is now online. This film is based on "Tatakae! Nuigulumar!," a song by a Japanese rock band Tokusatsu headed by Kenji Ohtsuki. Check the trailer after the jump!
In commemoration of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon's 20th anniversary, a tribute album to the series will be released on January 29, 2014. The first announced singers to take part in the recording are Shoko Nakagawa, Momoiro Clover Z, and 56-year-old veteran Mitsuko Horie. Hit the jump for more details.
The official poster and trailer for the upcoming tokusatsu action film Nuigulumar Z are revealed to the Japanese media today. This is the first movie starring Shoko Nakagawa, aka Shokotan. Check the visual and trailer after the jump!
Shoko Nakagawa, AKA Shokotan, is Japan’s most famous female otaku. Turns out when she's not busy with TV and commercial work, she also designs Evangelion-themed clothing and apparel. Check out the latest additions to the line after the jump!
As you all know, Shoko Nakagawa, aka “Shokotan”, is a Japanese idol, actress, voice actress, illustrator, manga artist, singer, and most importantly, famous otaku celebrity. To celebrate her 10th anniversary since her debut, a Japanese community site Kawaii girl Japan now holds a Shokotan-themed cosplay photo contest. Check the details after the jump.