Comiket

Manga artist fails to sell a single book at Comiket, still considers the day a major success

Comiket rookie goes home with zero revenue and zero regrets.

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The best cosplayers from Day 2 of Summer Comiket 2022【Photos】

Meet the colourful cast of characters and cosplayers who brought the heat to this summer’s otaku celebrations. 

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The picture-perfect cosplayers of Comiket 100’s Day 1【Photos】

After a three-year hiatus, the cosplayers are back at Japan’s largest summertime otaku celebration.

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Biannual running of the otaku fails to take place for second time in a row

Some fear the tradition may never return, but most just hope so.

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The best Japanese cosplayers from Day 2 of Winter Comiket 2021【Photos】

Anime characters, virtual stars, and… the Governor of Tokyo? 

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The best cosplayers of Day 1 of Winter Comiket 2021【Photos】

Welcome back, Comiket cosplayers!

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The opening morning of Comiket looked very different this year, and so did the night before【Vids】

Running of the Otaku and tetsuyagumi don’t fit with the first pandemic-era Comiket.

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Free anti-embarrassment bags to be handed out at Comiket

Hazukashikunaibukuro hope to make the train ride home from Japan’s biggest otaku art gathering a little less awkward.

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With Comiket returning, so is its anime-posters-for-otaku-blood blood drive

Donors get three posters this year, which helps us estimate the value of otaku blood.

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Comiket will require proof of coronavirus vaccination or PCR test results for admission

If you want to get your doujinshi, you’ll probably want to get your jabs too.

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Otaku should get some exercise before the return of Comiket, organizers agree

Otaku event is returning as public health improves, but personal health is important too.

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Calling all artists! Japanese printing service campaign prints your own art on paper samples

Compare paper thickness and effects using your own art for a fixed fee!

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Cosplayers make Japan Weekend feel like Spanish Comiket【Photos】

This might be the year for Tokyo Revengers, but there are plenty of other well-known characters in this cosplay photo collection.

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Return of Comiket doujinshi manga convention announced for 2021 in Tokyo

After missing multiple iterations due to the coronavirus, organizers feel confident about holding otaku gathering once again.

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Lack of otaku blood from cancelled Comiket contributing to donation shortage in Japan

In a normal year, right now anime fans wouldn’t just be emptying their wallets, they’d be filling up blood vials too.

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Comiket returns! Japan’s largest otaku convention announced for 2021 with new admission policies

Restart follows cancellation of 2020 iterations due to coronavirus pandemic.

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Virtual dojinshi convention Comic Vket recreates the community joy of canceled otaku gatherings

Free-to-attend, free-to-exhibit event is an online substitute for cancelled Comiket, held in virtual Akihabara.

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Cancelled summer Comiket goes digital with first ever Air Comiket, as the otaku spirit lives on

Fan creators and their fellow otaku weren’t deterred by the fact that they couldn’t be on-site to celebrate doujinshi culture!

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Comiket cancelled as coronavirus knocks off Tokyo’s biggest otaku celebration

Continuing outbreak causes organizers to call off dojinshi event for the first time in its 45-year-history.

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Does Comiket need to revise its booth code system for foreigners who don’t understand Japanese?

Fan thinks Japanese linguistic stubbornness is limiting the potential audience of Japan’s artists and creators.

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