Promotion has kicked off for this summer's 88th iteration of doujinshi mega-event Comic Market (Comiket), set to take place at Tokyo Big Sight August 14-16th. While the event's crucial listing of hundreds of exhibiting doujinshi creators generally features interestings artists for the catalog cover illustration, this one has something extra special with Kaoru Shintani, author of the classic mercenary air force adventure Area 88 providing the art.
Windows 8's Madobe Yu and Madobe Ai (or You and I - voiced by Asuka Nishi and Nao Tamura) Windows Azure Cloud service (voiced by Eri Kitamura) brought some Microsoft moe to the end of December Comiket 87 doujinshi mega-event. Booth cosplayers accompanied special event products featuring the trio, Windows 7's Madobe Nanami (Nana Mizuki) and Manager (Daisuke Namikawa). Get a look after the jump.
Following their spotlights on Kuroko's Basketball, and Love Live!, maidigitv has continued theirsurveys of the most popular subjects for cosplay and doujinshi at the end of December Comiket 87 with looks at Yowapeda, MORE Love Live!, KanColle, MORE KanColle, Amagi Brilliant Park, and Danganronpa. Get a look after the jump.
After some overt teasing yesterday during Comiket 87, 5pb.'s parent company Mages has come forth with a brand new remake of the popular Japanese adventure game Kono Yo no Hate de Koi wa Utau Shoujo YU-NO. Hit the jump for more information!
As the name would suggest, Comic Market, or Comiket, is focused on doujinshi manga. There's also plenty of indie doujin games, enough to fill a four hour preview of original games of Comiket 87, running at Tokyo Big Sight December 28-30, and an hour survey of doujin games in general, meaning lots inspired by the Touhou Project bullet hell shooter phenomenon.
After first being hinted by Japanese media earlier this week, the first details regarding the forthcoming Sound! Euphonium anime adaptation have been confirmed via teaser trailer being shown during Comiket. Hit the jump for details.
The Comiket Preparation Committee, the group behind the biannual event dedicated to the sale of fan works by amateur creators in Japan has announced that its special extension event held every five years in the Comiket Special series will play host to an event specifically meant to attract international participation next March. Hit the jump for details.
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.
Doujinshi mega event Comiket Market (Comiket) is a big deal, approaching 600,000 attendees and approaching 40,000 exhibitor spots. While everything has been growing, one thing that they've been trying to shrink in recent years is the weight of the event's staggering large catalog. After adjusting the paper stocking for summer's event for a significant reduction, they've gotten it down a bit more for the end of December Winter Comiket 87.
Promotion has kicked off for this winter's 87th iteration of doujinshi mega-event Comic Market (Comiket), set to take place at Tokyo Big Sight December 28-30. This included a preview of the event's crucial listing of hundreds of exhibiting doujinshi artists, the latest version of which will be covered by Yuka Nakajima, a doujinshi veteran who has illustrated the Shoji Gatoh light novel series Amagi Brilliant Park, on which this season's anime is based.