A collection of themed art, plus creator appearances
The NHK news and talk show about manga, anime, and video games, Mag Net, had a "New Year's First Moe Drawing" segment, a pun on the tradition of practicing calligraphy at the beginning of the new year.
Aoi Nishimata (character designer on the games that inspired the Shuffle! anime), Noizi Ito (original character designs for the Haruhi Suzumiya light novels, character concepts for the upcoming Another), okama (world visual design on Astarotte no Omocha!, character design on Senhime Zesshō Symphogear), and Meru Kishida (character concepts for the anime So-Ra-No-Wo-To and Hanasaku Iroha) appeared in person, although many artists' works are featured. See highlights below:
New Year's themed Puella Magi Madoka Magica art: