Eir Aoi, who is very popular not only within Asia but throughout the world held an autograph session in Tenjin, Fukuoka. We later had the chance to ask her for an exclusive interview. Please have a look at our photo report!
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.
Today we'd like to share with you our photo report from the "Gundam World 2013 in Hakata" event that took place from October 5th in one of Hakata's biggest shopping malls, Canal City Hakata.
"Puella Magi Madoka Magica" Exhibition is currently held in Fukuoka.
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.
If you ask a Fukuoka native what comes to mind when they think of Hakata, most will probably answer “Yamakasa.” That’s how deeply rooted Yamakasa is in the lifestyle of Fukuoka and is a tradition that has been cherished and upheld for many years.
Did you know that after Tokyo and Osaka, Fukuoka is the next prefecture with the highest number of international students? Currently there are approximately 9000 students from around 100 different countries studying in Fukuoka prefecture. Today we would like to show you a video by an former international student, reflecting on what she found so attractive about Fukuoka!