The motor show that makes its way to Fukuoka every 2 years is back at last! At the forefronts of this is asianbeat in collaboration with this event to bring you the "Itasha Award."
In this feature we'll be introducing you to Fukuoka's anime and cosplay scene, but the term "otaku" doesn't just apply to a single subculture, it's used to refer to "enthusiasts" of various genres.
It's autumn! And as the days grow shorter and the weather gets cooler it's the perfect time for staying up late in the cool night air. That's why today we're introducing novels and comics that are perfect for whiling away the long nights.
This is the story of a killer who gets his target every time, and gets a laugh from everyone else.
As a follow-up to last year, asianbeat would like to continue the tradition in fostering shared values and mutual understanding amongst teenagers and young adults all over the world through the phenomenon that has overtaken the globe: manga.
The anime "No Matter How I Look at It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Not Popular!"'s model sheets & start date of broadcast were published.
"Attack on Titan"'s opening & closing theme in the second half part episodes were just published. This anime has been on TV since this April and so popular among the World.
“The Evangelion and Katana (Japanese swords) Exhibition” is currently being held at Nishitetsu Hall in Fukuoka City. At the entrance, you are welcomed by the panels of Asuka, Rei, Mari, Shinji and Kaworu.
"Japan Expo" attracts some 200,000 people each year and we had the chance to interview the event's vice president, Thomas Sirdey, who enthusiastically spoke to us about the potential for the growth and development of Japanese pop culture in the European market.
Kitakyushu releases a new collaborative brand of sake between 'moe' characters and local sake breweries. Residents of Kitakyushu, hold on to your hats as "Moe Sake" starts to hit the shelves!