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    Wednesday July 1, 2020
  • Shokotan Wants to Cheer You Up with Hakushon Daimaou 2020 New ED Song "FureFure"

    "Because the time is like this, I wrote the lyrics, wishing everyone who listens to this song a happy life."

    It is announced that otaku idol/singer Shoko Nakagawa, nicknamed Shokotan, will sing the new ED theme song "FureFure" (Hurray, Hurray) for Hakushon Daimaou 2020, the ongoing sequel to Tatsunoko Production's classic comedy TV anime. The lyrics of the song is co-written by Yuho Iwasato and Nakagawa herself. Check out Shokotan's message after the jump! 

  • Saturday April 18, 2020
  • Voice Actors Sing Their Inspiring Anime Themes in Twitter Challenge

    Aya Hirano and Noriko Hidaka are among the challengers so far

    Voice actors are finding their own ways to stay cheerful at home! A new Twitter hashtag is challenging your favorite seiyuu to sing their theme songs. Check out a few after the jump!

  • Sunday October 13, 2019
  • Shokotan Draws Jacket Illustrations for Her 5th Album by Herself

    "For everyone who listens to this album, I hope it will become a new color in your life."

    34-year-old singer/actress/otaku idol Shoko Nakagawa, aka Shokotan, confirmed on her official Twitter today that the three-edition CD jacket illustrations for her forthcoming fifth full album "RGB -True Color-" to be released on December 4, 2019, are newly drawn by herself. Check out how she expresses herself in three periods of her life after the jump.

  • Sunday June 23, 2019
  • Superfan Shokotan Sings Latest ED Theme for Pokémon TV Anime

    Shoko Nakagawa and Hyadain team up for a new version of the "Type: Wild" ending theme

    If you're familiar with voice actress / singer / illustrator / TV talent / anime superfan Shoko Nakagawa, then you probably already know that Shototan (as she is known to her fans) has an abiding love for all things Pokémon, and now Nakagawa has another chance to express those feelings, because will be singing the latest ending theme for the Japanese version of the Pokémon TV anime. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday May 5, 2019
  • Check Out Photos from Shokotan's Sold-Out Birthday Concerts in Tokyo

    Her "Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution" theme song will be released on July 10

    34-year-old singer/actress/otaku idol Shoko Nakagawa, aka Shokotan, held her "Shoko Nakagawa Birthday LIVE 2019 ~Dream Notes~" concerts at Team Smile Toyosu PIT (capacity: 3,103) in Tokyo twice on May 5. It was also her first concert in the Reiwa era. Check out photos from the sold-out special concerts after the jump!

  • Saturday April 6, 2019
  • Ending Theme Performers Revealed for Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution

    Sachiko Kobayashi and Shoko Nakagawa team-up for upcoming 3DCG theatrical anime film

    Sachiko Kobayashi and Shoko Nakagawa are joining forces to perform the ending theme for Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution, the upcoming 3DCG anime theatrical film that re-tells the story of the first Pokémon movie in a new format. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday October 31, 2018
  • Shokotan Shows Her Talent as an Illustrator with PreCure All Stars Art on Twitter

    Her latest 19th single "blue moon" (Zoids Wild ED) hits stores November 28

    Actress/singer/otaku idol Shoko Nakagawa, aka Shokotan, has been also well known as a fine illustrator, and has been posting anime/manga character illustrations on her official Twitter as we have reported several times in the past. The latest one is dedicated to the recently-released film Eiga Hugtto! PreCure♡Futari wa PreCure All Stars Memories. Check out the illustration filled with her love for PreCure after the jump!

  • Sunday September 2, 2018
  • Shokotan Confirmed to Perform TV Anime Zoids Wild New ED Song

    The song will be revealed at her solo concert in Shibuya on September 23

    33-year-old singer/actress/otaku idol Shoko Nakagawa, aka Shokotan, announced at her fan club event in Tokyo on September 1 that her next 15th single "blue moon" is scheduled to be released on November 28 and that the title song will be featured as the new ED theme for the TV anime Zoids Wild from this October. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Sunday July 22, 2018
  • 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Mascots Have Their Official Names, MIRAITOWA and SOMEITY

    Shoko Nakagawa: "I think they are wonderful names that fit with these mascots."

    The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced the names for the official mascots for the upcoming 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, "MIRAITOWA" for the Olympic and "SOMEITY" for the Paralympic, at the debut event held in Tokyo on July 22. Watch their latest PV revealing their names after the jump!

  • Thursday July 12, 2018
  • Check Out Photos from Shoko “Shokotan” Nakagawa' s Concert at Anime Expo 2018

    She joined the event alongside AKB48 Team8, The [email protected] Cinderella Girls, i☆Ris

    33-year-old singer/actress/otaku idol Shoko Nakagawa, aka Shokotan, performed at the second day of "Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2018 - Japan Kawaii Live -" held at Microsoft Theater in Los Angels on July 7. It has been 10 years since her first live concert in LA at Anime Expo 2008. Check out her photos from the stage after the jump!

  • Wednesday February 28, 2018
  • 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Mascots Chosen by Japanese Elementary School Students

    43-year-old Ryo Taniguchi is revealed as the designer

    Today on February 28, the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced that the design A characters are chosen as the official mascots for the upcoming 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. From the six final candidates, the two were chosen by the votes of 205,755 classrooms from 16,769 elementary schools across Japan. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday December 7, 2017
  • Tokyo Unveils Three Shortlisted Mascot Designs for 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

    Elementary school classrooms will cast ballots to decide on the final design

    Today on December 7, the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games unveiled three sets of mascot designs for the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. They were chosen from 2,042 submissions by the 14 members of the Mascot Selection Examination Council, including 31-year-old otaku idol Shoko Nakagawa, aka Shokotan. Watch the PR videos for each mascot characters after the jump!