The 84th Comic Market/Comiket, the world's largest doujinshi (self-published manga) event has been held at Tokyo Big Sight from August 10 to 12 as record heat waves sweep Japan this summer. According to the news, today's temperature at the event was more than 40 degrees Celsius. One of the crowded and hottest place in Comiket is the industry booth section in the West Hall where manga/game publishers, anime companies, and TV stations/distributors are promoting their latest titles to the fans. These are the photos from the second day, August 11.
*all of the photos were taken by the writer Mikikazu Komatsu with the Comiket organizer's permission
Kokusai-Tenjijō Station, the nearest station to Tokyo Big Sight, was decorated with anime posters and flags
Tokyo Big Sight
Inside of the East Hall 1-6
Inside of the industry booth section in the West Hall
The poster for the industry section
FlyingDog features Arpeggio of Blue Steel - Ars Nova-
TBS features Infinite Stratos 2
Nihon TV features Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting!
Aniplex features Persona 3 The Movie
Frontier Works features No-Rin
Bushiroad features Dimensional Brave Kaiser
Hatsune Miku's fisrt TV show 3939 Make 39!
Free! flag poster
Ender's Game (manga-style promotional illustrations by aki Akane for Japanese release)
Ichijinsha displays a giant Akari from Yuruyuri