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Manga Events August 2021: Manga Planet Listing

Hello from Manga Planet! Here is our monthly list of manga events happening in Japan this August 2021!

Please note that these events may be postponed or canceled due to the declaration of a state of emergency in Japan.

 

Rurouni Kenshin 25th Anniversary Exhibition (Niigata)

Continuing from the Tokyo and Kyoto venues, the Rurouni Kenshin 25th Anniversary exhibition will be held in Niigata City.
This is the first large-scale Rurouni Kenshin exhibition, and more than 200 original manuscripts and colored drawings from Weekly Shounen Jump will be on display.

DETAILS

Date and time June 19, 2021 (Sat)-August 29, 2021 (Sun)
9:30 AM- 6:00 PM
*Closed on Mondays
*Will be open on August 9 (Monday/Holiday), August 10(Tue)
Place Niigata City Art Museum
Entrance Fee Same-day tickets
General: 1500 yen
College and High School students: 1000 yen
Free for Junior High students and youngerFor groups of 20 or more people and repeat visitors (present the stub of the ticket to receive the group rate for the second time you visit), the same day tickets will be 1200 yen for general admission and 800 yen for college and high school students.
Official Site https://www.teny.co.jp/ruroken-ten/

 

“Kuroshitsuji” 15th Anniversary Comic Fair 3rd Edition

During the period, a bookmark with a famous scene from the manga (12 types) will be given for every purchase of one target product.

In addition, if you purchase volumes 19 to 30 in Animate bookstores between January 8 (Fri) to July 25 (Sun), a “get 1 benefit” coupon that can be used at the fair will be given.

A display contest with the themes “Character Popularity Vote” and “Quote and Scene Vote” will be held at each store.
The “characters” and “quotes and scenes” voted by everyone will be the bonus designs for the fourth edition.

DETAILS

Date and time July 15, 2021(Thu)-September 12, 2021(Sun)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105827 (in Japanese only)

 

Completion Commemorative Haikyuu!! Exhibition

An original art exhibition will be held to celebrate completing the popular manga “Haikyuu!!”. Hand-drawn manuscripts by Haruichi Furudate-sensei and newly drawn illustrations for the exhibition will be on display. Original goods will also be sold.

DETAILS

Date and time July 29, 2021(Thu)-August 16, 2021(Mon)
10:00-19:00
*The exhibition admission will be designated time and day to reduce congestion and ensure safety measures.
Place Toyama Daiwa 6th Floor Hall
Entrance Fee General, College students: 1500 yen (1300 yen)
Junior High and High School students: 1000 yen (900 yen)
Elementary students: 500 yen (400 yen)Tickets with goods: 2700 yen (2500 yen)

*Advance ticket price is in parentheses
*Preschoolers are free of charge (not allowed to receive the benefits or purchase goods)
*Elementary school students and younger should be accompanied by a parent or guardian (18 years or older)

Official Site https://haikyu-ten-toyama.com/ (in Japanese only)

 

“Comic Gene” 10th Anniversary Commemorative Lottery Campaign 2nd Edition

A lottery gift campaign will be held to celebrate the 10th anniversary of “Comic Gene.” One serial application form will be given for each purchase of the target product. Customers who apply during the application period will have a chance to win a signed mini-colored shikishi (11 types).

*Registration to CLUB Animate is required

DETAILS

Date and time July 15, 2021(Thu)-August 31, 2021(Tue)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105738 (in Japanese only)

 

“Boku no Hero Academia” Exhibition DRAWING SMASH Osaka

The first original drawing exhibition for the popular manga and anime “Boku no Hero Academia” has been announced! Along with the hand-drawn manuscripts by Kohei Horikoshi-sensei, the exhibition is a three-dimensional exhibition and a video exhibition where guests can deeply enjoy the world of “HeroAca.” Additionally, BONES, the studio in charge of the anime for “HeroAca,” will exhibit original drawings and storyboards of the fifth season of the TV anime series and the third movie. Original goods will also be available for purchase.

DETAILS

Date and time July 16, 2021(Fri)-September 5, 2021(Sun)
10:00-19:30
*Last admission is until 18:30
Place KNOWLEDGE CAPITAL EVENT Lab./KNOWLEDGE THEATER (GRAND FRONT OSAKA North Building)
Entrance Fee Date and Time Stamped Tickets
General, College students: 2000 yen
Junior High and High School students: 1500 yen
Elementary Students: 1000 yenDate and Time Stamped Tickets with Goods: 3200 yen

Audio Guide Voucher: 850 yen

Official Site https://heroaca-ex.com/english/

 

“Tai Ari Deshita. ~Ojou-sama wa Kakutou Game Nante Shinai~ Volume 3” Release Commemorative Fair

During the fair period, one sticker (3 types in total) will be given out with each purchase of the target product.
*The design of the sticker is linked to the purchased product and cannot be chosen.
*The benefits will end as soon as they are exhausted.

DETAILS

Date and time August 23, 2021 (Mon) until benefits run out
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=106007

 

“Makai no Shuuyaku wa Wareware da! Volume 1-Volume 6 & Mairimashita! Iruma-kun Volume 1-Volume 23” Linked Purchase Campaign

During the period, “A”-“D” point receipts will be given for each purchase of the target product.
Customers who have collected point receipts in any combinations: A+C, A+D, B+C, will receive one A4 reversible visual board (1 type).
Purchase of the same title or two previously published books is not eligible.

DETAILS

Date and time August 6, 2021(Fri) until benefits run out
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105989 (in Japanese only)

 

“Mairimashita! Iruma-kun Volume 1-23” (Comic) & “Mairimashita! Iruma-kun Volume 1” (Novel) Linked Purchase Bonus Campaign

During the period, a point receipt (1 or 2) will be given for each purchase of the target product. Customers who have collected both point receipts will receive a B6 size 4P leaflet (1 type).

DETAILS

Date and time August 6, 2021(Fri) until benefits run out
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105990

2021 Summer Comipa in animate

Animate will hold a fair to coincide with the annual Square Enix’s 2021 Summer Comipa. Gratte will also be held at the same time!

During the period, for every purchase of the target product, a Square Enix special clear bookmark (8 types) and one Animate special clear bookmark (8 types) will be given out.
The Square Enix special clear bookmark can be chosen, while the Animate special clear bookmark will be given out randomly.

DETAILS

Date and time August 1, 2021(Sun)-August 31, 2021(Tue)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105842 (in Japanese only)

 

Kadokomi 2021 in Animate August Edition

Starting in July, “Kadokomi 2021,” led by KADOKAWA, will be held in bookstores nationwide. Animate will also be participating.

During the period, for each purchase of the target product, one Kadokomi 2021 x Da Vinci booklet (4 types: July issue, 4 types; August Issue: 2 types) will be given.
*The benefits can be chosen.
*Will end as soon as the benefits run out.
Furthermore, one serial application form for each purchase of the product will be given. Customers who apply during the application period will have a chance to win a signed Kadokomi 2021 x Da Vinci booklet.

*Registration to CLUB Animate is required.

DETAILS

Date and time August 1, 2021(Sun)-August 31, 2021 (Tue)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105786 (in Japanese only)

 

Comics “Watashi, Idol Sengen 1” ・ Album “Namae dake demo Oboetekudasai” Release Commemorative Linked Purchase Campaign

To commemorate the release of the comic “Watashi, Idol Sengen” and the first album of female idol “mona” produced by HoneyWorks, Animate will be holding a linked purchase campaign.
During the period, benefits will be given for each purchase of the target products.
*Benefits are linked to the purchase. It cannot be chosen.

Additionally, in commemoration of the release of the comic and CD, a linked purchase campaign will be held. Customers who purchase or pre-order (full deposit) one of the target products will receive an “A” or “B” point receipt. A serial application form will be given to customers who have “A” and “B” fair point receipts.
Customers who applied during the period will have a chance to win luxurious prizes.

*Registration to CLUB Animate is required

DETAILS

Date and time July 30, 2021(Fri)-September 8, 2021(Wed)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105987 (in Japanese only)

 

Hana to Yume Comics “Furare Girl” Volume 10 & “Hana to Yume” No. 18 Release Commemorative Purchase Campaign

During the period, an “A” or “B” point receipt will be given for each purchase of the target product.
Customers who have both “A” and “B” point receipts will be given a serial code to access a special talk session by Yuki Kaji and Yuki Ono.

*The Pocket ★ Drama CD application is needed to download and listen to the audio benefit.

DETAILS

Date and time August 19, 2021(Thu)-September 17, 2021(Fri)

Audio download period: August 19, 2021(Thu)-November 19, 2021(Fri) 23:59

Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=106092 (in Japanese only)

 

“Kuroshitsuji” Exhibition-Rich Black- Tokyo

In commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the serialization of Yana Toboso-sensei’s very popular manga “Kuroshitsuji,” an exhibition featuring beautiful illustrations and manuscripts will be held. A real reproduction of Ciel Phantomhive and Sebastian Michaelis’ costumes in the main visual for the exhibition will be displayed as well. MG Cafe will also hold a collaboration cafe for the event.
Audio guide by Ciel Phantomhive (CV: Maaya Sakamoto) and Sebastian Michaelis (CV: Daisuke Ono) will also be available in the exhibit.

Visitors to the exhibition will receive a random “Invitation Ticket Style Card.”
*This cannot be chosen.

DETAILS

Date and time August 13, 2021(Fri)-August 31, 2021(Tue)

Lottery application for the pre-sale of the Admission Ticket with Goods and Pamphlet: August 12, 2021(Thu)~

Place Matsuya Ginza 8th Floor Event Square
Entrance Fee Admission Ticket with Goods and Pamphlet (for pre-sale only): 4800 yen

Advanced Tickets:

Admission ticket with exhibition pamphlet (general): 2600 yen
General: 1100 yen
Junior high and High school students: 800 yen
Elementary school students: 500 yen

Same-Day Tickets

Admission ticket with exhibition pamphlet (general): 2800 yen
General: 1300 yen
Junior high and High school students: 900 yen
Elementary school students: 500 yen

*All prices include tax.
*Free for preschoolers.
*Visitors under elementary school age must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian (18 years or older).
*Admission tickets are required for accompanying parents or guardians.

Official Site https://www.mbs.jp/kuroshitsujiten/ (in Japanese only)

 

Congratulations on “Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun” Serialization’s 10th Anniversary! Campaign

The 10th anniversary of the serialization of Izumi Tsubaki’s popular manga “Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun” will be in August. To celebrate this, Animate will be holding a fair.
During the period, for each purchase of the target product, an illustration card (3 types) of your choice will be given out.
Additionally, an entry form will win a copy of a reproduced original illustration in an acrylic frame. To apply, customers are to fill out the application form with the necessary information and a support message to the mangaka and send it to the designated address in a sealed envelope during the application period.

Address:
〒173-0021
東京都板橋区弥生町77-3
株式会社アニメイト「『月刊少女野崎くん』連載10周年おめでとう!キャンペーン」応募抽選係

DETAILS

Date and time August 11, 2021(Wed)-September 5, 2021(Sun)

Application Period: August 11, 2021(Wed)-September 12, 2021(Sun), must arrive

Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105983 (in Japanese only)

 

“Vanitas no Karte” Museum Nagoya

To commemorate the start of the TV anime “Vanitas no Karte,” Animate will be holding museums at the Shinjuku HALC store and Nagoya store.
Original art reproductions and sales of past Animate limited editions are planned to be displayed.
For every 1000 yen (tax included) worth of purchase of the target products during the exhibition period, one copy of a mini shikishi (3 types) will be given. Additionally, a serial application form for a museum-limited gift will be given. Winners for the museum-limited gift will be selected by lottery among the customers who applied during the period.
*Registration to CLUB Animate is required.

DETAILS

Date and time August 28, 2021(Sat)-September 12, 2021(Sun)

Application period: July 17, 2021(Sat)-September 12, 2021(Sun)

Place Animate Nagoya Store
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105757 (in Japanese only)

 

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