On June 9, one of the world's largest animated film festivals, The Annecy International Animation Film Festival (AIAFF) started in Annecy, France. And we had great news from there today.
Studio Ghibli's 78-year old Director Isao Takahata received an honorary award to celebrate his career and contribution to animation at the festival. The audience welcomed him to the stage with loud applause.
He is the first Japanese person to receive this award.
Ouch Vehicle? Itasha is a term made by combining the Japanese word for painful (itai) and car (jidosha), and it basically means just that: Painful Car. The term describe cars that are usually covered in pictures of anime or game characters.
So you want to inject a chip into your body. Hey, it’s the 21st Century, and barbed-wire bicep tattoos are so over. How we interact with the inorganic world is becoming more seamless, more frictionless. Our gadgets are already talking to one another, and it’s getting easier to join the conversation.
Terra Motors unveiled a new electric scooter in collaboration with Yumenosora Holdings, the Japanese manga/animation/character goods retailer.
This 1st collaboration product is an electric scooter that has the design of a female character called Calne Ca (Ca is pronounced, Shee-eh) created by Deino. It was displayed in public at the character contents fair "Character1" that took place yesterday at Tokyo Big Sight.