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Manga creators association says pirate sites could bring about a collapse of Japanese culture

Organization stresses the importance of keeping artists and publishers in the emotional loop between creators and fans. Whether due to limited financial resources, a lack of an official local release, or simply a ravenous desire to consume as much media as possible, a large chunk of the international anime/manga fan community gets its content through …

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She pays tribute to Japanese pop culture by drawing on her carpet

This Japanese artist pays tribute to pop culture by drawing famous manga characters on her carpet! If everyone has already noticed the different colors that appear when you brush a carpet, this Japanese artist goes further by creating some impressive illustrations, playing only with the hairs of her carpet. From Goldorak to Evangelion via Dragon …

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Japanese high school girls' culture festival celebrates the art of student cosplay 【Photos】

We take a look at the nine schoolgirl cosplayers attending this year’s school festival. In the autumn months of October and November, schools and universities around Japan hold their annual “bunkasai” or “culture festival“, an open day with activities, performances and stalls, all designed to entertain visitors and give them a glimpse into what usually …

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