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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!