ユニークな新看板で啓発/福島南消防署杉妻出張所 Billy Herrington, a.k.a. "Aniki,"Mori no Yōsei" ("Forest Fairy"), "Shinnippori" etc. on Nico Nico Douga, appeared on a "watch out for fire" poster at Sugitsuma office of Fukushima Fire Department, Fukushima Prefecture. According to the report, the poster was illustrated by a Mr. Manabu Hirata (25 years old), who has been providing illustrations for the fire department since 2008, and this is his 4th contribution. Assistant Chief Kazuya Shishido (top picture, left) thanked Mr. Hirata for his efforts in fire prevention."Sunny male," "powerful illustrations," my, I don't think it could extinguish fire; instead it would burn more intensely.
Singer / voice actress (seiyū) Junko Iwao (Tokiko "Key" Mima in Key the Metal Idol, Tomoyo Daidōji in Cardcaptor Sakura, Serika Kurusugawa in To Heart) has announced her schedule in July on her blog: Japan Expo 2012 in Paris, France (July 5-8) and Fancy Frontier 20 in Taipei, Taiwan (July 28-29). She will attend both events together with composer Kōhei Tanaka (Gunbuster, Sakura Wars series, Gate Keepers). Mr. Tanaka has echoed Ms. Iwao with concerts information on his blog. Iwao and Tanaka had worked together on Licca-chan no Nichiyōbi, Betterman, Gate Keepers, and Kaiketsu Zorori.
Source: J.I room My Quest for Beauty aniarc news Japan Expo
Three weeks have passed since the end of Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) 2010. Due to some personal factors I haven't had my album organized and uploaded, and I feel terribly sorry to cosplayers and friends whom I promised to give photos to. This time I tried to use the built-in Flash direct linkage to my album at Yam, but it was buggy and could only display resized pictures using Internet Explorer, not with Firefox, forcing me to re-upload the title picture to Photobucket. For larger pictures (960 x 720 pixels) please click here.A cosplayer stole our attention: "yakiisis" (Naruto Uzumaki in the picture above) from the invited cosplay circle "304" which came all the way from Hangzhou. Her "Nobody Dance" (for the uninitiated: it came from Wonder Girls) was not only well-memorized, but each beat was full of strength and speed, yet her body figure remained soft and flexible. Since she has "dancing" as a skill in her personal profile…