That’s right, today is Pocky Day—and for Koreans out there and others who otherwise prefer Lotte Pepero, its Pepero Day, too! (A little trivia: Pepero Day is just as much a marketing tool as Pocky Day is, but it also has a Valentine’s Day kinda feel in Korea and even in the U.S. among Korean-Americans.)… Read More Happy Pocky (and Pepero) Day!
The end of the anime season is a time of withdrawal, especially when a series you love ends. That’s how I feel right now with Tsuki ga Kirei coming to a close. It was such a precious and thoughtful series, one that evoked the innocence and awkwardness of youth, but remained genuine in it’s treatment… Read More Interview with Loundraw, Tsuki ga Kirei’s Character Designer
Here’s this month’s look at fan art from, Pixiv, the Japanese artist site! If you’d like to see a plethora more illustrations, follow our Tumblr account, which focuses primary on fan art. Enjoy! — All illustrations posted with permission or posted from artists who allow reprints. Links given below: Uchiha family (art by 一锅玄哥) Draco… Read More Pixiv Round-up: June 2017
I love fan-created works, and especially fan art. Pixiv, a site that brings Japanese artists together to display their manga-style works, similar as to how Deviant Art does the same for English-speaking artists, is one of my favorite site featuring fan art. There’s something about anime (and lots of other forms of media) that speak… Read More May 2017 Pixiv Round-up: Grand Order, April Lies, and Academia Heroes
This week, Kaze and Jack (R86) talk about their experiences with- wait, what about JP? Sadly, your favorite editor and podcaster will not be joining the podcast this time around. He’s not bitter about it or anything. It’s not like he still had to spend the time editing and preparing the podcast or anything. All work… Read More TangleCast 12: Fan Art
I absolutely love Pixiv – I spend more time on that site than probably any other. It feeds my obsession for fanart of my favorite series, as well as the content of my Tumblr blog. For those of us that frequent this artist community, we know that trends come and go, hitting Pixiv like waves.… Read More Remembering Your First Love (Which is, of Course, Ayano Tateyama)