How Much Does a Comiket Doujinshi Catalog Weigh?

Summer doujinshi mega event takes place August 15-17th

Taking place at Tokyo Big Sight, Comiket Market (Comiket) has 590,000+ attendees visiting 39,000+ exhibitor spots. Last winter, Touhou Project, Kuroko's Basketball and Kancolle each had over 1,000 doujinshi being exhibited. While the event has been developing digital guides, the paper catalog still looms large on the otaku landscape.


This week, the event posted weights of the last three catalogs, showcases how changes to the paper quality has made it easier to carry around the monstrosity .


Comiket 84 - August 10, 2013 - August 12, 2013, cover illustrated by kantoku



Comiket 85 - December 29, 30 and 31, 2013, cover illustrated by Lily Hoshino


Comiket 86, August 15-17th, cover illustrated by Yūgen


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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