45-year-old anime voice actor Tomokazu Seki announced on his official Twitter yesterday that he will join the upcoming Comic Market 94 as a joint circle with manga artist conix and that the title of their book will be "Seiyu no Ura-jijyou" (Voice actor's behind stories). This is the first time for him to join the world's biggest doujinshi event as a circle member. Hit the jump for more details.
Following the immediately sold-out first one at the Summer Comiket, Japan Post Office will offer a new original frame stamp set featuring the animal girl characters from the Kemono Friends franchise again at its special branch office to be set up in the upcoming Winter Comiket (Comic Market 93). Check out the new version's images after the jump.
The official Twitter for the Magical girl lyrical Nanoha anime franchise has revealed a sample image of a newly drawn poster by Takuya Fujima (Magical girl lyrical Nanoha Vivid, Magical girl lyrical Nanoha Reflection THE COMICS) for the upcoming blood donation campaign at the Comic Market 93 (December 29-31). Hit the jump for more details.
Japan Post Network announced on August 4 that an original frame stamp set featuring the animal girl characters from the Kemono Friends franchise will be sold at its special branch office to be set up in the upcoming Comic Market 92 (East Hall 1: Booth number 1431). Hit the jump for more details.
28-year-old anime voice actress/singer Hitomi Harada, best known as Mizuki Himeji in Baka and Test and Yaya in Unbreakable Machine-Doll, has confirmed that she will join the upcoming 90th Comic Market on its third day, August 14, to offer her original doujin novel game "Hajimete no Novel Game." Check its OP movie and theme song MV after the jump!
The 89th Comic Market/Comiket is now being held at Tokyo Big Sight for three days, from December 29 to 31. While its main attractions are doujinshi books published by amateur creators, many major anime/manga/game companies are also setting their booths in the industry section to promote their latest titles. Check this winter's photo report after the jump.
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!