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May 2017

Saori Hayami to Hold “Convention 2017” Streaming on NicoNico and AbemaTV

Singer and voice actress Saori Hayami will be holding a special thanksgiving event for all the people who have worked tirelessly to support her over the course of her career. To be held on her birthday, 29th May 2017 — the event will be called “Convention 2017”, as is by invitation only. However, the good […]

SOZO, SOTSU, and ASATSU-DK Hold Joint “C3AFA Bangkok 2017” Press Conference

SOZO Pte. Ltd together with SOTSU CO., LTD. and ASATSU-DK INC have announced that they will hold two major anime events, the “C3” and the “Anime Festival Asia (AFA)” which will collectively be called the “C3AFA Bangkok 2017.” The event will feature the latest and greatest anime series, manga, light novels, anisong, artistes from the […]

ITS’DEMO Releases POKÉMON Collaboration Line!

Japanese fashion brand ITS’DEMO is teaming up for the fifth time with POKEMON to release a new collaboration line just in time for summer! The new POMEKON LOVE ITS’DEMO line is a fun and flower line of cosmetics, beauty organizers, accessories, and other items drawn in a cute crayon style. The line was release just […]

[WOW JAPAN x Jurnal Otaku] An Exclusive Interview with Ying Tze for CSF 2017

On Saturday, 29 April 2017, JOI and other media got the chance to interview this beautiful person from Malaysia. She’s Ying Tze, a cosplayer who already came to Indonesia a couple of times, and is one of the awaited cosplayer in Jakarta. Don’t believe me? Her name is always on the top list of favorite […]

Tobu Zoo’s real-life Humboldt Penguin falls in love with his Kemono Friends counterpart

Tobu Zoo recently teamed up with last season’s cult hit, Kemono Friends. The zoo also featured cutouts of the Kemono Friends characters in their real-life animal counterparts’ enclosures. However, one particular animal got a bit too close to its Kemono Friends counterpart. Meet Grape-kun the Humboldt Penguin, who Crunchyroll recently featured in a new Facebook video. Apparently, when […]