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Manga Events February 2021: Manga Planet Listing

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

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

 

Doraemon 50th Anniversary “Doraemon by Grade Exhibition: We Who Grew Up Together with Nobita”

A new original exhibition will be held at Fujiko F. Fujio Furusato Gallery to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doraemon. In the exhibition, you can enjoy original drawings of the six Doraemon works released in the same month of the same year.

DETAILS

Date and time July 21, 2020 (Tue)-February 28, 2021 (Sun)
Place Fujiko F. Fujio Furusato Gallery
Entrance Fee General and University Students: 500 yen
Senior and Junior High School Students: 300 yen
Elementary school students and toddlers (4 years and older): 200 yen
3 years old and below: Free
Official Site https://fujiko-artgallery.jp/blog/archives/6372 (in Japanese only)

 

“Another Original Artwork” Exhibition~Mitsuo Higashiura, Asuka Sachiko, Nanaeko Sasaya, Yoko Tadatsu~

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the “Original Artwork (Dash) Project,” a new “Original Artwork (Dash)” exhibition will be held to look back on the characteristics, significance, and activities of the “Original Artwork (Dash).”

DETAILS

Date and time October 29, 2020 (Thu)-April 6, 2021 (Tuesday)
Closed every Wednesday, New Year Holidays (December 26, 2020-January 6, 2021), February 25-26 (Thu-Fri), March 25-26(Thu-Fri)
Place Kyoto International Manga Museum 2F Gallery 1, 2, 3
Entrance Fee Free
*Admission to the museum is required separately
*Free admission on November 5(Thu) for “Kansai Culture Day”
Official Site https://www.kyotomm.jp/event/exh_dash-2020/ (in Japanese only)

 

Takeshi Obata 30th Artist Anniversary Exhibition NEVER COMPLETE

An exhibition to commemorate the 30th artist anniversary of Takeshi Obata will be held. The exhibition will feature about 500 original drawings carefully selected from 15,000 archives. New drawings that take a step forward from “NEVER COMPLETE” will also be featured.

DETAILS

Date and time January 17, 2021-March 28, 2021
*Closed on Mondays and the day after national holidays
From 10 AM to 6 PM
*Until 8 PM on Fridays
*Admission is until 30 minutes before closing
Place Takasaki City Museum of Art
Entrance Fee Same-day tickets
General: 600 yen (500 yen)
University and High School students 300 yen (250 yen)*Prices in parentheses is the price per person in a group of 20 or more people or with an internet discount ticket
*Admission is free for persons with a Physical Disability Certificate, Rehabilitation Certificate, Mental Disability Insurance, and Welfare Certificate and their accompanying persons (up to 1 person), persons aged 65 and over, and Junior High School students and younger.
Official Site https://nevercomplete.jp/outline.html (in Japanese only)

 

“Rurouni Kenshin” 25th Anniversary Exhibition

An exhibition for the 25th Anniversary of Rurouni Kenshin will be held in Tokyo Dome City Gallery AaMo. An unprecedented scale of original and colored manuscripts depicting Kenshin and other fascinating characters will be on display.

DETAILS

Date and time January 22, 2021-March 7, 2021
*Open all year
*Complete date and time designation system
*There will be a partial change of exhibits during the exhibition. The second half of the exhibition will be on February 11 (Thu./Holiday)11:00-19:00
*Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, and the opening day (Jan. 22) will be from 10:00 to 19:00
*Last admission is until 18:30
Place Tokyo Dome City Gallery AaMo
Entrance Fee General: 1,600 yen
Junior and High School students: 1,000 yen
Elementary School students: 600 yen
Admission Ticket with Goods: 3,100 yen (common charge)
Official Site https://ruroken-ten.com/ (in Japanese only)

 

“Horimiya” Anime Broadcast Commemorative Fair

To celebrate the anime broadcast of popular manga “Horimiya” this January, Animate will be holding a fair.
During the period, for every purchase of the target product, a reprint benefit (11 types) will be given.

DETAILS

Date and time January 9, 2021 (Sat)-February 21, 2021 (Sun)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104896 (in Japanese only)

 

“Bye Bye, Earth” Comic Vol. 1 and 2 Simultaneous Release Commemorative Autographed Shikishi Lottery Campaign

Animate will be holding a campaign to celebrate the release of the manga adaptation of Tow Ubukata-sensei’s novel, “Bye bye, Earth.”
A serial application form will be given for each purchase of the target. Customers who applied during the application period and won via the lottery will receive an autographed shikishi signed by Tow Ubukata-sensei and Ryu Asahi-sensei.

*Registration to CLUB Animate is required

DETAILS

Date and time January 16, 2021(Sat)-February 21, 2021 (Sun)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104875 (in Japanese only)

 

“Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii” Volume 10 Release Commemorative Campaign

For every 1000 yen purchase of “Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii” related books, an application ticket with a serial code will be given. A luxurious prize will be given to those who applied in the lottery.

*Registration to CLUB Animate is required.

DETAILS

Date and time Campaign: February 26, 2021 (Fri)-March 14, 2021(Sun)
Lottery: February 26, 2021 (Fri)-March 28, 2021 (Sun)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide, Animate Mail Order, Movic Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105058 (in Japanese only)

 

“Komori-san wa “Animate de Kau koto ga” Kotowarenai!” 9th Volume Commemorative Lottery Campaign

Popular work “Komori-san wa Kotowarenai!” will be released on February 5(Fri). To commemorate this, Animate will be holding a lottery campaign. For each purchase of the target product, a serial application form will be given. A signed duplicate original picture will be presented by lottery to the customers who applied during the period.

*Registration to CLUB Animate is required.

DETAILS

Date and time February 5, 2021(Fri)-March 7, 2021(Sun)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105010 (in Japanese only)

 

“Kuroshitsuji” 15th Anniversary Comic Fair 1 Edition

During the period, for every purchase of one target product, a bookmark with a famous scene from the manga 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” that were voted by everyone will be the bonus designs for the fourth edition.

DETAILS

Date and time January 12, 2021(Tue)-March 12, 2021(Sun)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104938 (in Japanese only)

 

“Onna Doushi toka Arienai Desho to Iiharu Onnanoko o, Hyakunichikan de Tetteiteki ni Otosu Yuri no Ohanashi” Volume 3 Release Commemorative Fair

“Onna Doushi toka Arienai Desho to Iiharu Onnanoko o, Hyakunichikan de Tetteiteki ni Otosu Yuri no Ohanashi” volume 3 will be on sale on February 13, 2021. A Valentine’s Day message card(2 types) will be given as a benefit for each purchase of the target product during the period.
*The benefits can be chosen
*Will end as soon as the benefits are gone

DETAILS

Date and time February 9, 2021 (Tue)-March 11, 2021(Thu)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105114 (in Japanese only)

 

“Boku no Kokoro no Yabai Yatsu” Volume 4 Release Commemorative Fair

During the period, a 1P fair point receipt will be given for each purchase of the target product. In exchange for 2P fair point receipts, a B6 size 4P leaflet (2 types) will be given as a benefit.
*Benefits can be chosen
*Will end as soon are benefits are gone

DETAILS

Date and time February 8, 2021 (Mon) until the benefits are gone
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104895 (in Japanese only)

 

Shueisha Jump Remix “Katekyo Hitman REBORN!” Linked Purchase Campaign


During the period, a stamp rally sheet will be given when you purchase Shueisha Jump Remix “Katekyo Hitman REBORN Blood of Vongola.”
One stamp will be given for each volume purchased.
Those who collect all stamps will receive a 5-piece set of Emblem can badges drawn by Akira Amano-sensei. This will be on a first-come-first-served basis.
*The redemption of the benefits will start from July 16, 2021 (Fri) and will end as soon as it is gone.
*the stamp rally sheet will not be reissued if it’s lost
*You will not receive the benefits if you purchase more than one copies of the same product

DETAILS

Date and time February 5, 2021(Fri)-July 31, 2021(Sat)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105034 (in Japanese only)

 

Gundam Ace 20th Anniversary Fair in Animate

KADOKAWA will hold the “Gundam Ace 20th Anniversary Fair” in bookstores nationwide. Animate will also be participating in the fair. Along with the benefits given nationwide, there will also be Animate limited benefits.
During the period, for each purchase of the target product, one shikishi (6 types common nationwide, 6 Animate-limited types. 12 types in total) will be given as a benefit.
*Benefits can be chosen
*Will end as soon as benefits are gone

DETAILS

Date and time January 26, 2021(Tue)-March 21, 2021(Sun)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104980 (in Japanese only)

 

Gekkan Shonen Magazine KC Valentine’s Fair

During the period, for each purchase of the target products, a Valentine’s card (5 types) featuring the heroines from Gekkan Shounen Magazine will be given randomly as benefits.
*Will end as soon as the benefits are gone
*Benefits cannot be chosen

DETAILS

Date and time February 9, 2021(Tue) until the benefits are gone
Place Animate Store Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105157 (in Japanese only)

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