Weird web comic turned equally weird anime Pop Team Epic is keeping the weirdness flowing by looking for a pair of part-time workers who will perform the role of “human-powered copy-pasters” for a one-day gig in December of 2017. The job will pay a 50,000 yen (about $440 US) per... Read more
  Halloween may be over this year, but that hasn’t stopped Pop Team Epic, an upcoming TV anime based on the anarchic web comic by Bkub Okawa, from engaging in a little costumed madness with a new key visual. The new key visual features short girl Popuko and tall girl... Read more
  Although a “miscommunication” with King Records may have postponed the release of the TV anime adaptation of Bkub Okawa’s cult-hit web comic, Pop Team Epic, from October of 2017 to January of 2018, the production is still gathering steam and now the full staff list has been released. The... Read more
  Miss Monochrome, the virtual alter ego of singer / voice actress Yui Horie, will be releasing her 2nd studio album on September 27, 2017, and to celebrate the release a live music event will be held on March 21, 2018, at the Laforet Museum Harajuku venue in Shibuya,... Read more
Yui Horie’s Virtual Alter-Ego "Miss Monochrome" Returns for 2nd Album
  Miss Monochrome, an original virtual idol character created by singer / voice actress Yui Horie, is releasing a 2nd album in the Fall season of 2017. This marks the 1st album release for the character in approximately 2 years, and to celebrate the official Miss Monochrome Youtube channel... Read more
No Fooling: "Pop Team Epic" Becomes An Anime in October of 2017
April Fools’ Day is officially over in Japan, and that means it’s time to get down to some serious business, such as the official announcement of an anime adaptation based on Bkub Okawa’s cult web comic, Pop Team Epic.     Initially teased as an adaptation of Hoshiiro Girldrop, Pop... Read more
Bkub Okawa Lends a Hand to Sumire Uesaka’s New Variety TV Program
Self-proclaimed “japanese kuso manga boy” Bkub Okawa is lending his unique artistic expertise to a brand new variety television show that will be hosted by voice actress Sumire Uesaka which is coming to Tokyo MX and BS11 in April of 2017.     The series is entitled Uesaka Sumire no... Read more