The 88th Comic Market/Comiket was held at Tokyo Big Sight from August 14 to 16, attracting a massive 550,000 visitors in total. Many major anime/manga/game companies were setting their booths in its industry section to offer various limited items and to provide latest information about their popular titles. Check this summer's photo report after the jump.
At Kadokawa's industry booth in the upcoming 88th Comic Market/Comiket, the Dengeki Moeoh bimonthly magazine will offer a 3,500-yen set of a 32-page school swimsuit-themed booklet and a tote bag inspired by Japanese female school swimsuit, aka Sukumizu. Check the details after the jump.
Japanese confectionery maker Morinaga & Company, Ltd., has released a helpful and humorous instruction video on how to survive in the grueling wilderness of the 2015 Summer Comic Market 88 convention in Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to check it out.
NHK (Nippon Housou Kyoukai/Japan Broadcasting Corporation) is Japan's national public broadcasting organization funded by viewers' payments. For the first time in its 90 years history, it decides to participate in the upcoming 87th Comic Market, the largest doujinshi event in the world. Hit the jump for more details.
Boat Race Tamagawa, a motorboat racing stadium in Tokyo, has announced that it will join the upcoming 87th Comic Market to introduce its newly created mascot character named Matsuri Shizunami to the manga/anime fans. She is set as an idol motorboat racer of uncertain age. Check her profile after the jump.
Comic Market/Comiket's industry section is also known for well-dressed female cosplayers who are promoting their companies' latest titles and products. The girls usually cosplay as the main characters and hand the promotional flyers to the visitors. Check the photo collection of this summer's cosplayers after the jump.
As always, many major Japanese anime/manga/game companies are now setting their booths in the industry section of the 86th Comic Market/Comiket, the world's largest doujin (self-publishing materials including manga, novels, game, music) event, to promote their latest titles to the fans. Check the photo report after the jump!
Comic Market Preparation Committee will host a blood drive in collaboration with the Red Cross Blood Center at blood donation rooms in Japan from December 29 to January 31. The first 5,000 donors can receive a set of six special posters. It has become a regular event for them since December 2011. Check the posters after the jump.
Many popular anime companies and TV stations participated in the industry booth section of the 84th Comic Market/Comiket, the world's largest doujin event, to promote their latest anime titles to the fans. Check the photo report of the second day (August 11) for their booths after the jump!
In addition to being photographed, another important job for the cosplayers at the industry booths in Comic Market/Comiket 83 is to hand out the promotional flyers and freebies to the otaku visitors. We can receive posters, post cards, stickers, and even a free DVD which includes anime episodes. Check the flyers of the upcoming anime titles after the jump!