Events Archive

Peek Behind the Booth: How to Set Up Comiket Tables

This year, one of Around Akiba’s team members volunteered at Comiket 92. In this article, we will give you a look behind the scenes at the biggest doujinshi event in the world.  What is Comic Market, aka Comiket? …

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Persona 5 Sneaks into Princess Cafes throughout Japan

Take a bite into Persona 5 Atlus’s Persona 5 is invading Princess Cafes throughout Japan. Dates and the locations for the cafe follows: Sapporo #1 Princess Cafe: May 9 to June 15, 2017 Nagoya Station Front Princess Cafe: …

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The Dōjinshi Scene: Cozy Only Event

In this series, Around Akiba delves into the dōjinshi scene in Japan.  The King of Dōjinshi Events For decades, Comic Market (Comiket) has attracted global attention as the largest dōjinshi event in the world. Around 550,000 people attended Comiket …

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Saga!!! on Ice with a Vegan Eye: Yuri!!! on Ice and Veganism Combine

Finding the Real Life Yuri!!! on Ice The city of Karatsu in Saga Prefecture, Japan, collaborated with figure-skating anime Yuri!!! on Ice to the produce Saga!!! on Ice. This campaign ran from March 6th to May 7th of …

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Winter Wonder Festival 2017 – The excitement of Japanese anime figurines

Winter Wonder Festival 2017 – The excitement of Japanese anime figurines For those who have attended Winter Wonder Festival, I believe all of you had a great time, right?! At least I had! ^^ If you might not have …

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