New Mecha + Bishoujo Magazine from Kodansha
The first issue of a new otaku magazine from Kodansha, "Megabi" (Mecha + Bishoujo), will be released on June 2nd. From Junji Hotta, author of "Gainax Interviews" and "Moe Moe Japan", and Toru Honda, who worked on "Denba Otoko, "Megabi" can be considered as the definite otaku book among the many publications that deals with the otaku boom in Akihabara nowadays.
"Megabi" will feature interviews with famous people from many otaku-related fields, including foreign minister Taro Aso, movie director Shinji Higuchi, artist Gackt, and more. Through these interviews, one will be able to gain a better understanding of the world of otaku.
Some of the contents from the magazine are mentioned in the official blog site. The blog states that "this is an otaku magazine aimed at male readers . . . A collection of all the otaku and moe informations."
Translated by Floating_Sakura