Some quick news for fans of classic Sunrise mecha anime: Armored Trooper VOTOMS is receiving a fancy Bluray box set in Japan, and to celebrate this newest release, the Gallery of Hakaba venue in Nakano Broadway, Nakano Ward, Tokyo, Japan is featuring an art exhibition for Armored Trooper VOTOMS that will run from March 04 - 14, 2021. Hit the jump to learn more.
Previously announced back in September of 2020, new information has now been revealed for the upcoming 30th anniversary exhibition celebrating the classic Hideaki Anno / Gainax TV anime, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, including the venue and schedule as well as a new key visual. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum in Takarazuka, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan will soon get a little bit cuter, because beginning in March of 2020 the museum will be hosting an exhibition of original manga drawings for Yotsuba&!, a manga that focuses on the adorable everyday experiences of an enthusiastic but eccentric little girl. Hit the jump to learn more.
Cells at Work!, the manga and TV anime about the 37.2 trillion hard-working cells within the human body, is undertaking a new labor in the form of an art exhibition that will run from October 09 - 22, 2019, at the Matsuya Ginza department store in Ginza, Chuo Ward, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Headgear is continuing its 30th anniversary celebrations for Mobile Police Patlabor, a long-running science fiction / comedy series about blue collar cops trying to prevent giant robot crime in near-future Tokyo, with a new art exhibition installation at the Osaka Nanko ATC venue in August of 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
In Japan, scary stories are a summertime tradition, and this idea also extends to art exhibitions about supernatural horror manga, because a new installation celebrating Shinichi Koga's Eko Eko Azarak is coming soon to the Animanga Zingaro venue in Nakano, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Manga author Nio Nakatani (Bloom Into You) is one of the two artists responsible for the main key visuals for "Yuri Fair 2019", an art exhibition that will be held in 5 cities in Japan in March of 2019 and that features some 30 artists celebrating the theme of romantic love between women. Hit the jump to learn more.
From July 12 - September 23, 2019, the Osaka Culturarium at Tempozan venue in Kaigandori, Minato Ward, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan will host an art exhibition featuring works by 28 Japanese artists inspired by Fujiko F. Fujio's classic manga and TV anime about a time-traveling robot cat. Hit the jump to learn more.
Science fiction / police procedural / office comedy franchise Mobile Police Patlabor is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2019, and to pave the way for the festivities a special art exhibition will be held from December 13 - 24, 2018, at the Ikebukuro Marui venue in Nishiikebukuro, Toshima Ward, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Collectible trading card game Magic: The Gathering is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and an art exhibition in Tokyo that features original animated collaborations from directors Koji Morimoto ("Franken's Gears" in Robot Carnival, "Beyond" in The Animatrix) and Osamu Kobayashi (Mongolian Chop Squad, Paradise Kiss) is part of the festivities. Hit the jump to learn more.
The films of Mamoru Hosoda have always had a forward-looking quality, and in anticipation of the director's latest film, Mirai, the Kadokawa Cinema Shinjuku venue in Tokyo, Japan, is celebrating Hosoda's career with an art exhibition as well as screenings of his previous works. Hit the jump to learn more.
Akemi Takada - a professional illustrator perhaps best well known for her character designs for such series as Urusei Yatsura, Magical Angel Creamy Mami, Kimagure Orange Road, and Mobile Police Patlabor - is celebrating the 40th anniversary of her career with an art exhibition that will run from June 28 - July 04, 2018, at the special event venue on the 2nd floor of the Tokyu Department Store Kichijōji in Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
New key visuals are now available for "Hatsune Miku x Osamu Tezuka Exhibition ~ The World Connected by Isao Tomita", an upcoming art exhibition that will be held at the Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum in Takarazuka and that celebrates the birthdays of musician Isao Tomita and Vocaloid virtual diva Hatsune Miku. Hit the jump to check it out.