Director of “Pocari Sweat – Bintang SMA” Commercial Yoshitoshi Shinomiya to...

Yoshitoshi Shinomiya, the man behind TVC Pocari Sweat - Bintang SMA will attend Pocari Sweat Festival in Jakarta that will be held in November

Elex Media to Release “Komi-san wa, Komyushou desu.”

"Komi-san" is in editing process for release soon.

Review

“Gundala” Film Review: Rough Beginnings for Indonesian Superheroes

The inaugural movie of Bumilangit's own cinematic universe manages to catch lightning in a bottle at first, but fumbles near the finish.

“The Memorandum Of Kyoko Okitegami” Manga Volume 1 & 2 Review: The Sleuths’ Eccentricity...

What makes "The Memorandum Of Kyoko Okitegami" special compared to other detective fictions? Read the review here.

“Promare” Film Review: Studio TRIGGER Blazes Forward

Studio TRIGGER pulls out all the stops in this explosive spectacle that shows just exactly what they're all about.

“Sakura Quest” Anime Review: Promises and Pitfalls of Regional Development

Another original anime from P.A. Works set in the countryside, "Sakura Quest" explores how developing the countryside with tourism is not a simple matter.

First Impression: “Kino’s Journey” Manga Vol. 1 – Retreading the Journey in the Beautiful...

This manga adaptation of long-running light novel series "Kino's Journey" takes readers back to the familiar journeys.

Event Report

Discussing Intercultural Communication with “Satoko and Nada”: A Japanese Studies Centre Public Lecture

What happens when intercultural communication in "Satoko and Nada," a manga about a Japanese and an Arab muslim living together, is discussed in a muslim-majority environment?

VTuber and Fate Grand Order Dominated Comiket 96

Despite no longer free and has a smaller venue, the enthusiasm for Comic Market is the same as before.

Opinion

Opinion: In Defense of “your name.” and Kishōtenketsu as Narrative Technique

What can we learn from the narrative structure of Makoto Shinkai's enormously successful film "your name."?

Linked by Keychains: How Otaku Communicate Through Character Goods

Character keychains, badges and T-shirts are among the things that bring fans connected to each other.

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Anisong Picks – Spring 2016

We choose some of the best song from spring 2016 anime series.

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Celebrating 25th Anniversary of Sailor Moon Manga, Uniqlo Released “Sailor Moon UT” in Indonesia

Sailor Moon returns to Indonesia through T-shirts from Uniqlo Indonesia

Uniqlo Released Their Latest Line Up of Manga UT to Celebrate 60th Anniversary of...

After shirts featuring Shonen Jump and Shonen Sunday titles, Uniqlo's next lineup of Manga UT released in Indonesia celebrates Shonen Magazine's anniversary.

“Jagat Sinema BumiLangit” Shared Film Universe Plan Announced

BumiLangit announced a shared film universe project based on its comic book characters.

Indonesian Vocaloid Producer REDSHiFT to Release Collaboration Track in Comiket 96

A collaboration between Indonesian and Japanese Vocaloid producers will be part of a mini album to be released in Comiket 96.

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