Along with the "Attack on Titan Exhibition - WALL OITA" exhibit, starting August 1st,the Oita Prefectural Art Museum in Oita City, Oita Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan will be hosting "Drawing Manga! - Lines, Panels, Kyara (Character)", a look at the techniques behind manga storytelling and their development. The visual for the exhibit features a team-up the titular leads of seinen manga powerhouses Golgo 13 and Yotsuba&!.
Yotsuba&!'s titular clover-heared girl will climb on the rim of your glass, or hold up your computer, or sit and draw in a set of 5cm trading-sized figures from Kotobukiya. This collection of five mini-figures of Kiyohiko Azuma's adorable heroine sells for 3,000yen ahead of a September release. Get a look after the jump.
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.
Dengeki Daioh has posted the content listing for manga magazine's June issue, out on April 27th. While A Certain Magical Index Side Story - A Certain Scientific Accelerator is the focus of the issue's cover, what's grabbing more is the attention is the inclusion of Kiyohiko Azuma's innocent girl comedy Yotubsa&!, returning after an eight month hiatus. More after the jump.
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.
Kotobukiya's official Japanese online store has started accepting its latest item from Kiyohiko Azuma's popular slice-of-life comedy manga Yotsuba&!, a 110mm tall complete deformation Danbo (or Danboard) action figure which can be deformed into a box as illustrated in the manga. Check the details with a CM after the jump.
Kotobukiya has recently been highlighting a number figures set to be imported to North America on their Facebook page, including Chu-2 Byo Demo Koi Ga Shitai Rikka Takanashi Ani Statue, the Yotsuba&! Yotsuba Koiwai Action Figure and more. Get a look after the jump.
During my visit in Akihabara last week, I was able to join a special photo shooting event with a life-size Danbo in the front of Kotobukiya's Akihabara store. Danbo is the famous cardboard robot from Kiyohiko Azuma's popular manga series Yotsuba&!, and Kotobukiya has released many kinds of goods inspired by it. Check the photo report after the jump.