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What's "asianbeat"?

Established in 2005 by Fukuoka Prefecture, asianbeat is a site that transcends linguistic barriers and employs the use of pop-culture as a means to host events and provide information to aid in the mutual understanding of the youth! We’ll be posting up-to-date information on the latest on pop culture from Fukuoka, Japan.
  Special Feature!

episodesNow we’d like to share with you these fabulous stories! Please enjoy!
4komaWe've announced the winners! Check here for the results!
  Don't Miss this!! This month's most-reccomended!

C3 in HongKong 2014Take a look at AZA’s "asianbeat-only" exclusive photos!
Wonder Festivalasianbeat's 1st time at Japan Expo!!

Ayaka Wada(S/mileage) presents Ayaka Wada(S/mileage) presents "Ukiyo-e"
interview now -Juice=Juice-Hot Spots - Things to see and do!

INDEX - Explore the asianbeat !!

  Anime / Manga / Movie

anime Features: ANIME
Lists of special feature article of anime!
manga Features: MANGA
Lists of special feature article of manga!
4komamanga 1st 4Koma Manga Contest
‘4koma’ (four cell) Manga Contest!
manga 2nd 4Koma Manga Contest
‘4koma’ (four cell) Manga Contest!
3rdmanga 3rd 4Koma Manga Contest
‘4koma’ (four cell) Manga Contest!
hack ".hack//The Movie"
A report on the places where this movie draws its inspiration etc,.
k-on K-ON! Special Report
Introducing very popular anime, "K-ON!" the movie!!
After School Midnighters "After School Midnighters"
Interviewed the creators with the keyword being "From Fukuoka to Asia."
WORLD WIDE EVANGELION "WORLD WIDE EVANGELION"
A special feature project!
otomo "SHORT PEACE"
Featuring Katsuhiro Otomo's compilation film.
  Artist / Music

icon Icon
Exclusive interviews w/some of Japan's most talented artists & creators !
interview now Interview Now
Exclusive interviews of artists/actors/voice actors/ directors/ creators!
pop culture chronicles Pop Culture Chronicles
T. Sakurai delivers the latest on anime, cosplay, & idols that have found popularity throughout the world!
jjj JAPAN! JAPAN! JAPAN!
T. Sakurai's Weekly reports on J-pop culture!
jpopobservation J-Pop Culture Observations
T. Sakurai talks cultural diplomacy & J-pop culture on the global scene.
  Cosplay

Cosplayers Laboratory Cosplayers Laboratory
Introducing the cosplayers from Japan & overseas!
cosplay snaps COSPLAY SNAPS
Photos of cosplayers at events in Japan & around the world.
[30days Real Report] asian girls - cosplayer [30days Real Report] asian girls - cosplayer
Introducing cosplayers fr. China, Thailand, Japan.
POWER OF GIRLS from TOKYO Cosplay Archive
Cosplay is now a legitimate part of int'l & cultural exchange!
  Culture

Culture Watch Culture Watch
asianbeat editorial staff introduce interesting topics!
This Is Fukuoka This Is Fukuoka
City, event info etc.- your guide to Fukuoka with a twist!
Hakata Gion Yamakasa 2014 Photo Report Hakata Gion Yamakasa 2014 Photo Report
Famous Fukuoka's traditional festivals, Yamakasa report 2014!
Hakata Gion Yamakasa 2014 Photo Report YAMAKASA Special
All about "What's Yamakasa"!
Hakata Dontaku Hakata Dontaku
All about "What's Hakata Dontaku"!
From Asia From Asia
Pop culture news from various places throughout Asia!
  Event / Festival / Party

EVENT SNAPS EVENT SNAPS
Photo reports of the interesting events held throughout the year!
PARTY SNAPS PARTY SNAPS
Introducing photos taken at parties and clubs in Fukuoka & around Japan.
SUNSET LIVE 2012 REPORT SUNSET LIVE 2012 REPORT
Fukuoka’s premier outdoor music festival!
Fukuoka Motor Show 2014 Fukuoka Motor Show 2014
Photo report of the event.
  Fashion / Seifuku / Kawaii

WORLD FASHION SNAPS WORLD FASHION SNAPS
Stylish fashion snaps from around the world!
FASHION SNAPS FASHION SNAPS
Check here & see what trends are big on the streets of Japan!
World Seifuku Project World Seifuku Project
Introducing Seifuku fashion around the world!
POWER OF GIRLS from TOKYO POWER OF GIRLS from TOKYO
Introducing the women at the forefront of Tokyo girl’s culture.
Special Yukata Collection of 2013 Special Yukata Collection of 2013
The in-styles of yukata in 2013.
Asian Kawaii Style Asian Kawaii Style
"Kawaii" style recommendation from girls from Asia!
  FUKUOKA / Food / Gourmet / Ramen

This Is Fukuoka This Is Fukuoka
City, event info etc.- your guide to Fukuoka with a twist!
Let's enjoy Fukuoka Let's Enjoy Fukuoka
Your guide to some of the finest restaurants & cafes!
Ichiran Report Fukuoka Ramen Map
Your guide to Fukuoka's Ramen restaurant!
Ichiran Report Ichiran Report
Report of the Ichiran Flagship Restaurant!
  Lolita

Lolita Girls ver [30days Real Report] Lolita Girls ver.
Introducing Lolita girls' daily life!
Lolita Fashion Feature Lolita Fashion Feature
Complete collection w/ lectures that even beginners can understand!
Misako Aoki's Lolita Lecture Misako Aoki's Lolita Lecture
Misako introduces more about lolita fashion & its history.
  Otaku / Ita-goods / Ita-sha

Fukuoka Otaku Map Fukuoka Otaku Map
Introducing a wide range of unique Fukuoka otaku spots!
D.I.Y. Ita-Goods (Special Otaku Lecture) D.I.Y. Ita-Goods
Special Otaku Lecture-Introducing how to make Ita-Goods!!
Otakus @ Home "Otakus @ Home"
What does the inside of an otaku’s room look like?
Nemu Yumemi presents How to How to "Wotagei" 2012
Learn how to "Wotagei" with Nemu Yumemi!
Itasha Award 2014 Itasha Award 2014
Check out the voting results!
  Vocaloid

ASIA VOCALOID FESTA ASIA VOCALOID FESTA
Vocaloid cosplayers fr. countries & regions in Asia got together!
The Asia Vocaloid Cosplay Championship! Asia Vocaloid Cosplay Championship
The main attraction of the “ASIA VOCALOID FESTA”
Let me know! VOCALOID Let me know! VOCALOID
You’ll find all the info to bring you up-to-date on all things VOCALOID!
  Others

Etcetra SNAPS Etcetra SNAPS
Photos that are not categorized.

WHAT’S NEW

EDITORS' PICKS

  • It's our 10th Anniversary! Thank you for 
your
  • Misako Aoki’s “Kawaii Revolution” Interviews  Produced by 
Takamasa Sakurai
  • Ayaka Wada(ANGERME) presents
  • Interview Now
  • WFS
  • オタクマップ
  • Cosplayers Laboratory
  • HOT SPOTS

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