Monthly Archives: October 2010

Akiko – Limited Edition Japanese-Themed Teddy Bear

Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival is happy to present a special Japanese themed teddy bear called, rather affectionately, ‘Akiko’. Aki in Japanese means “Autumn”, and female given names often end in the syllable -ko, written with the kanji meaning “child” (子). … Continue reading

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Message from Sayoko Kinoshita, Director of Hiroshima Animation Festival

I visited Cardiff in 1992, when I cooperated to curate special programs of Japanese animation for an international animation festival held in Cardiff at that time. I remember that I felt very relaxed during my stay, where I enjoyed the … Continue reading

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