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Declaration of Indonesian Comic Association (AKSI): A Showcase of Indonesian Comic Potential

This declaration is meant to be the first step of Indonesian comics to bring the nation's culture to further approach the international level.

Manga Publishing in Indonesia – Part 1: A Brief History of Manga Publishing by...

KAORI met with Indonesian publisher Elex Media to talk about the business of publishing manga in Indonesia, starting from its origins

Interview: Silent Manga Audition 2016 Grand Prix Runner Up Tessa Y.P

In this interview, one of the guest contributors of "Comico Access: Let's Go Global" Malang, Tessa Y.P, shared her experiences about her work as a comic writer and becoming Silent Manga Audition 2016 Grand Prix Runner Up.

“Indonesia Needs More Comic Artists” – Comico Access Let’s Go Global! Malang Event Report

Comico Indonesia goes to Malang in search of new comic artists in Comico Access Let's Go Global!

Is Scanlation Killing Manga Publishing in Indonesia? – KAORI Nusantara Manga Readers Survey

KAORI asked Indonesian readers about their consumption of licensed manga published legally in Indonesia

Book Review: “Buku Pintar: Seri Boys Love” (Boys Love Handbook) and Fan-Produced Knowledge

Presenting a literature review on boys love in the style of fan-produced parody popular in doujinshi culture, "Buku Pintar: Seri Boys Love" is one of the most interesting work to appear from Indonesia's doujinshi scene.

In Pictures: Fandoms Come Together in Comic Frontier X

Take a peek into the tenth iteration of one of the major fan-driven events in Indonesia, Comic Frontier X.

“Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?” Light Novel...

What does it take to make friends while being so different from others? The journey of the heroine of "Didn't I Say to Make My Abilities Average in My Next Life?!" takes us to consider the question.

“THE iDOLM@STER SideM” Anime Review: Fun for Both Girls and Guys Alike

Not just having handsome guys, "The iDOLM@STER SideM" also contributes its own different approach to the franchise compared to previous two iM@S anime

Opinion: Conjuring a Kind World – “Cardcaptor Sakura” and the Idea of Magical Girl

One of KAORI staff revisited the original "Cardcaptor Sakura" manga and found more than just nostalgia.

KAORI Nusantara Anime Preview Guide – Winter 2018

The Indonesian Anime Times presents a comprehensive guide of the new anime debuting in winter 2018 season

“Violet Evergarden” Light Novel Review: Conveying Beauty with Lavish Words

The novel version of Violet Evergarden conveys a charming beauty with vividly rich descriptions.

Interview With AMV Indonesia: Be Creative With Video

KAORI interviews AMV Indonesia, a community that focuses in making anime music videos.

“Touken Ranbu –Hanamaru–” Anime Review: Get Along with Moe Sword Boys

"Touken Ranbu –Hanamaru–" is a moe anime that can be enjoyed not just by fans of the game.

“Land of the Lustrous” Anime Review: The Lustrous Hope of 3DCG Animation

With its beautifully crafted CG, "Land of the Lustrous" tells fantasy story about humanoid gems and growing up

Exclusive Interview with Sweta Kartika: More than Just Comic Artist

KAORI staff interviewed Sweta Kartika, one of the most prolific young comic artist in Indonesia

Studio Ghibli to Have Exhibition and Film Screenings in Indonesia in...

Indonesian fans can prepare for the exhibition and film screenings from Studio Ghibli that will be held in 2017!

Debunking the Anime Production Myths – Part 1: Introduction

Is it true that budget is the decisive factor for animation quality? KAORI's resident sakuga enthusiast takes a look at this and other common myths about how the anime industry works.

Love Live! vs IDOLM@STER: An Unnecessary Conflict?

Two groups of idols, one never-ending bickering between the fans. But is it all worth it?

DARLING in the FRANXX and the Evangelion Lineage

Linking conflicts of interpersonal relationships with battles for the fate of the world places DARLING in the FRANXX in a certain lineage in thinking about the place of technology and the relation between collective and personal spaces.