In anime set in the summer, you'll often hear a buzzing noise made by cicada insects. These bugs emerge from the ground leaving molted skins. The remains are the kind of gross thing that fascinate children and apparently otaku idol Shokotan. This year, she went wild with them, celebrating the 6th anniversary of her 2008 fashion non-trend. Get a look after the jump.
Between this spring's release of her new album, her role dubbing Transformers: Age of Extinction, and her role in the upcoming Kazuo Umezu movie Mother, otaku idol Shoko Nakagawa, also known as Shokotan has been quite busy lately. She's also been doing some international touring, and after hitting France's Japan Expo earlier in the month, she's made an appearance at Hong Kong's ACGHK 2014.
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.
Though the film doesn't open in Japan until August 8th, otaku TV personality/voice actor/idol singer Shoko "Shokotan" Nakagawa has been introduced as the Japanese voice of Nicola Peltz's Tessa Yeager in the live-action Transformers: Age of Extinction. More after the jump.
Today, otaku TV personality/voice actor/idol singer Shoko "Shokotan" Nakagawa combined two of her passions... JoJo's Bizarre Adventure and putting things in her mouth. This time, it wasn't one her of feline pets or a video game cartage going exercising her oral fixation. Check out what she was doing 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!
We're a week away from the April 2nd release of "9live," the fourth album fromotaku idol Shoko Nakagawa, aka Shokotan. However, an anime adaptation of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure - Part III: Stardust Crusaders is about to kick off and a Lawson convenience store campaign is also gearing up. So, Shotakan has taken a break from traumatizing her felines friends to sketch some impressive tributes. Check out the results 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.
Actress/voice actress/personality Shoko Nakagawa, AKA Shokotan, stars in Nuigurumaa Z, a tokusatsu film from director Noboru Iguchi that opened in Japan on January 25. The colorful costume is also getting a guest role in Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, and you can see it in action in the recently released trailer after the jump.
Otaku TV personality/voice actor/idol singer Shoko "Shokotan" Nakagawa makes her lead live-action debut his weekend as a transforming gothic lolita in Noboru Iguchi's (The Machine Girl, RoboGeisha, Karate-Robo Zaborgar) new shlock-action Nuigulumar Z, but tonight, the every busy multi-tarento is in LA, covering the US music industry's Grammy Awards for Japanese satellite network WOWOW. Get a look after the jump.
Otaku TV personality/voice actor/idol singer Shoko "Shokotan" Nakagawa is set to release "Once Upon a Time -Kibou no Uta-," end theme to the Japanese version of American fairytale drama Once Upon a Time, as her 17th single on December 11th. Inspired by its Rapunzel themed cover art, Shokotan has been drawing the heroine of Disney's CG Tangled movie. Get a look after the jump.
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!