Japanese retailers have started accepting pre-orders for Kotobukiya's latest item, 30mm-size Danbo strap (Danboard charm). Danbo is, as you know, the cardboard robot from Kiyohiko Azuma's popular manga Yotsuba&!. Hit the jump for the details.
Kiyohiko Azuma, a manga artist who is famous for his best seller comedy manga series Azumanga Daioh and Yotsuba&!, announced on his official twitter account yesterday that he is now recruiting assistants who can draw the backgrounds for his on-going manga Yotsuba&! Hit the jump for more information.
Following the tote bags introduced in June, Tokyo-based apparel company MirkWood's "You're Such a Nerd" brand has started accepting pre-orders for wallets, purses, and card cases featuring the face of Danbo, the cardboard robot from Kiyohiko Azuma's popular manga Yotsuba&!. Check the product photos after the jump.
It is officially announced today that Parco Museum in Shibuya, Tokyo, will hold "Yotsuba & Danboard The Exhibition" from August 31 to September 16 in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Kiyohiko Azuma's popular comedy manga series Youtsuba&!. Hit the jump for more details.
This year's Father's Day is June 16th. To celebrate the day, Kotobukiya's Akihabara store will hold a special event on this Saturday and Sunday. The customers who purchase over 1,500 yen worth of Yotsuba&! goods will receive a special "Pants Man" craft kit. Hit the jump for more details.
Danbo is the famous cardboard robot from Kiyohiko Azuma's popular manga series Yotsuba&!. Kotobukiya has released many Yotsuba&!/Danbo-related items, and they have been well received by the fan. Last weekend Kotobukiya's Akihabara store hold a special photo shooting event with a life-size Danbo on its 4th floor. Check the photo report after the jump!
Kotobukiya's Akihabara store is now holding a model exhibition featuring Danbo from the popular manga series Yotsuba&! by Kiyohiko Azuma on its fourth floor. All of the Danbos are customized by the Kotobukiya staff based on their popular product "Pla-Kit Danbo". The visitors can vote for their favorite Danbo. Let's find your favorite after the jump!
Arielle Nadel, the photographer whose photos of the action figure of the child's cardboard robot from Kiyohiko Azuma's Yotsuba&! were compiled as 365 Days of Danboard, has created a new, adorable stop-motion Danboard video. Check it out after the jump.
Danboard, the cardboard robot from the Yotsuba&! manga series, has gotten into the spirit of celebrating the 20th anniversary of Geneon Universal's Rondo Robe label. The action figure is appearing in a series of stop-motion animated commercials, with cameos from Rondo Robe anime such as Haibane Renmei. Check them out after the jump.
Kotobukiya previously featured the child's cardboard robot Danboard from the manga Yotsuba&! as a Revoltech figure, which became internet famous for the wave of whimsical photos it inspired. Expect more, stranger pictures to come, because Kotobukiya has revealed a modular Danboard model kit. Check it out after the jump.
Between 2009 and 2010, American photographer Arielle Nadel took pictures of a Revoltech figure based on the child's cardboard robot Danboard (or "Cardbo" in the ADV translation, or "Danbo" in Yen Press') from the manga Yotsuba&! Working with manga creator Kiyohiko Azuma, these photos, originally posted as part of the "365 Days of Danboard" series on sharing service Flickr, have now been collected in a new book, scheduled to be released in Japan next month. Check it out after the jump.