'Otaku-Verse Zero' Celebrates the New Year in Episode Six
Tokyo, Japan, January 6. 2011 – Yuu Asakawa (voice actress, K-ON!!, Girl's Bravo) and Patrick Macias (Editor, Otaku USA magazine) are the featured hosts of Otaku-Verse Zero, a new English language series from web TV network K'zStation.
Updated weekly and filmed in Tokyo, Otaku-Verse Zero aims to bring “otaku all over the universe” fun and lively coverage of anime, manga, and Japanese pop culture.
Episode six, now available for viewing on-line, is a special episode celebrating the beginning of the new year. Patrick and Yuu compete to win a fabulous prize by playing a variety of traditional Japanese oshogatsu (new year) games including fukuwarai, karuta, and hanetsuki. The pair also reveal their hopes and aspirations for 2011 through kakizome calligraphy resulting in a surprise appearance by deep fried pork.
Otaku-Verse Zero can be viewed for free on-line at www.kzstation.com/ovz/.
Based in Tokyo, Japan, K'zStation is a web TV channel that provides original content to two million viewers a month. Their programming features some of Japan's top comedians, voice actors, and idols including SKE48. For more information, visit www.kzstation.com/.
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