The Comic Con is one of the larger events of pop culture in the world and it will be held in Japan for the first time.
The first Comic Convention (Comic Con) have been held in san Diego (USA) in 1970 as a purchase, exchange and sales event of comics. Nowadays is one of the larger events of pop culture in the world and keep spreading globally.
Japan, also a country that creates pop culture, has always tried to incorporate this event in the country, mainly in Tokyo.
In the event scheduled for Tokyo, several artists and icons of movies ans comics will gather to give autographs and take pictures, in addition to discussion panels an others.
It will be a special opportunity for fans of comics and movies!
The features of the event:
- A stand from Sony featuring items and clothes used in the last movie of the series Resident Evil “Biohazard”: The Final Chapter”
- A stand of the character Vocaloid IA
- Several stands featuring the newest technologies on games
- Presentation of entretainers’ productions and foreign comics artists
Area for autographs and photos with artists and pop icons: Stan Lee (creator of Marvel’s fictitious characters like Spider Man, Hulk, The Avengers, among others), Jeremy Renner (actor who plays the character Hawkeye in The Avengers), Billy Boyd (actor and musician who performed the character Tûk in the series the Lord of the Rings), Mathew Lewis (Britain actor who performed the character Neville Longbottom in Harry Potter)
Eating area on the theme Japanese food
Tokyo Comic Convention (Tokyo Comic Con)
Date and hour: 2016, December 2 (Friday), 3 (Saturday) and 4 (Sunday)
* December 2: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (preview night) / December 3: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m/ December 4: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
* The event Japanese Pop Culture will be held on Hall 11
Location: Makuhari Messe on “Halls 9 and 10” (Chiba-shi Mihama-ku Nakase 2-1)
Admission: ¥2.000 on the day
Estimated number of exhibitors: 100
Estimated number of visitors: about 30.000
Organization: Executive Comitte of Tokyo Comic Convention
* All the information above are based on Tokyo Comic Con’s official website