Monthly Archives: August 2011

2011 Kotatsu Festival Date

At last, we have a confirmed date for this year’s Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival. We are happy to announce that the festival will take place on Friday and Saturday, the 25th and 26th of November 2011. As last year, we … Continue reading

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Invitation to a Kamishibai

Kamishibai, made from the two Japanese words for “paper” and “drama”, is a form of Japanese storytelling, originally from the Japanese Buddhist temples of the 12th century. Usually a storyteller sits behind or to the side of a small, free … Continue reading

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Shonen Knife

Live Review – Buffalo Bar, Cardiff, 21st August 2011 Shonen Knife may not be a name you’ve heard much before, but they have been around since 1981 and have achieved worldwide reknown with coverage from the likes of the BBC … Continue reading

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