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Manga Publishing in Indonesia – Part 3: Readers and Collaborations

The last part of our talk with Elex Media discussed manga readers and collaborations with other parties.

Ponimu First Impression: Promising Newcomer for Anime Streaming in Indonesia

A new legal anime streaming service, Ponimu, has been launched in Indonesia. Our staff checked out what the service has to offer on launch day.

Manga Publishing in Indonesia – Part 2: The Winding Road of Licensing

In this part, KAORI talked with manga publisher Elex Media about the process of licensing manga to be published in Indonesia.

Mel Kishida Interview: My Silly Cosplays Are Purely for Fun

During his visit to Indonesia, KAORI talked with illustrator Mel Kishida about doing illustration work, his art style, and his cosplay hobby.

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.

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?