With Osaka as its backdrop, TV anime “Hand Shakers” is now on air!

From January 2017 and broadcast via terrestrial TV as well as over the Internet, the animated series “Hand Shakers” is now on air. Tune in and see Osaka in “AD 20XX”! Tazuna, a high school student with a knack for engineering, Koyori, a girl sleeping on a bed, a touch of their hands, a mysterious force and a battle – against what?

TV Anime “Hand Shakers” Official Website

“Hand Shakers” explore (and showcase) Osaka. This is where the leading characters are going to wage a fierce battle! Various special collaborations related to the series have been planned for the “Nipponbashi Street Festa 2017”, the largest cosplay event in Japan. All of you interested in Koyori-chan pay special attention!

TV Anime Set in Osaka The “Hand Shakers” & “Nipponbashi Street Festa 2017” special collaboration is already in place.

Enjoy the event while watching the series to find out what fate holds in store for the hero and heroine!

TV Anime “Hand Shakers”©GoHands,Frontier Works,KADOKAWA/Project-HS

“POPCULTURE OSAKA” Website is now online!

The Osaka Convention and Tourism Bureau has now online a new website aiming to inform the world about Osaka’s pop culture – the name of the website is, quite aptly, “POPCULTURE OSAKA”

The website will include updates on items related to Osaka’s “new tourism” that focuses on manga, anime, samurai, ninja, pop idols and other pop culture areas.