Manga Events July 2020: Manga Planet Listing

Here are the manga-related events scheduled for the month of July 2020. Please note that some of the events may be postponed or canceled without prior notice as a measure to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.


Manga Time Kirara Exhibition in Niigata: July 4-Oct 4

In 2018, 4-koma magazine Manga Time Kirara celebrated its 15th Anniversary as an independent publication.
The Niigata exhibition will feature 86 existing works, as well as 4 new manga and illustrations for the exhibition. The exhibition sheds light on the “Shining things” that “Kirara” and its works have brought us.

Admission Privileges: Limited Edition Mini Clear File (A5 size)
This will be given at the exhibition venue.


Date and time First half-July 4, 2020 (Sat) to August 16, 2020 (Sun)
Second half- August 22, 2020 (Sat) to October 4, 2020 (Sun)
Open hours: 11:00-19:00
(Opens at 10:00 on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays. Final Admission is 18:30)
Place Niigata City Manga and Anime Information Center (Access Map)
Entrance Fee Advanced Tickets (Sale period: June 5, 2020(Fri)-July 3, 2020(Fri))
General admission: 1,000 yen (one admission for either the first half or the second half)
Full-year General admission: 1,400 yen (one admission for each half)
(Advance tickets are general admission only)Same-day Tickets (Sale period: July 4, 2020 (Sat)-October 4, 2020 (Sun))
Adults: 1,200 yen
High School and Junior High Students: 900 yen
Elementary Student: 700 yenTickets are only available at the exhibition venue.
Free for preschool children. No admission privileges for preschool children. Please bring a guardian(18 years or older).
Free for those with disabilities and rehabilitation certificates and assistants. (Please present at the reception) No admission privileges.
Free admission for elementary and junior high students on weekends and holidays (no re-entry permitted). No admission privileges.
Junior high and high school students must show their student ID card upon entryRe-entry is not allowed.
Official Site (in Japanese only)


Sho Kitagawa Original Art Exhibition 2020~nostalgia~: July 9-15 in Tokyo

Original drawings and illustrations from past works and artworks created for the exhibition will be showcased in Sho Kitagawa’s second exhibition “nostalgia”.
Original drawings and art prints will be available for purchase, as well as original limited-edition goods.


Date and time July 9 until 15, 2020
Until 17:00 on the last day
Place Libest Gallery Sou (Access Map)
Entrance Fee Free
Official Site (in Japanese only)


Natsume Yuujinchou Midorikawa Yuki Original Picture Exhibition and Reprint-Search for Nyanko-sensei!: July 10-26 in Tokyo

Nyanko-sensei has arrived at the Animate Ikebukuro Temporary Store!
Along with the “Look for Nyanko-sensei” project, where you can get prizes by collecting keywords posted with Nyanko-sensei, an original picture exhibition by Yuki Midorikawa-sensei will be held. Original drawings, manuscripts, and signed illustrations will be on display, as well as Nyanko-sensei’s Maneki Neko.
There will also be a photo spot based on the Natsume Yuujinchou comic cover.

A clear folderwill be given as a gift to those who looked for Nyanko-sensei and successfully collected 5 keywords.
The event answer sheet will be given to customers who purchased Hana to Yume Comics Natsume Yuujinchou related books (including “LaLa” magazine) at Animate Ikebukuro Temporary Store.

Please note that masks must be worn at the store.


Date and time July 10, 2020 (Friday)-July 26, 2020 (Sunday)
Place Animate Ikebukuro Temporary Store 2F (Access Map)
Entrance Fee
Official Site (in Japanese only)


Zetsuen no Tempest 10th Anniversary Original Drawing Exhibition: July 11-26 in Tokyo

For the 10th anniversary of “Zetsuen no Tempest”, a commemorative original drawing exhibition will be held in Bookmark Asakusabashi. New goods will be sold at the venue as well.


Date and time July 11, 2020 (Sat) until July 26, 2020 (Sun)
10:00-18:00 (Weekends and holidays)
Place BOOKMARK Asakusabashi
1-21-6 Asakusabashi, Taito-ku, Tokyo Takarayama Building 1st floor (Access Map)
Entrance Fee Free
There will be a lottery for the entrance to the event.
Lottery information will be announced on BOOKMARK Asakusabashi official Twitter and the Event Homepage
Official Site (in Japanese only)


Manga “Moshimo Tokyo” Exhibition: Summer 2020 in Tokyo


During the period, every time you purchase the target books, a round coaster will be given as a present (6 types). In addition, for every book purchased, a round coaster (6 types) corresponding to the book purchased will be given.
Illustrations are determined based on the volumes purchased. These cannot be chosen.


Date and time Summer 2020
Place The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
Entrance Fee Free
Official Site (in Japanese only)


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