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Manga Events June 2021: Manga Planet Listing

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

Please note that these events may be postponed or canceled to curb the further spread of COVID-19. Make sure you practice social distancing and take preventive measures against COVID-19 when joining these events!

 

“Kuroshitsuji” 15th Anniversary Comic Fair 2 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 April 15, 2021 (Thu)-June 13, 2021 (Sun)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104939 (in Japanese only)

 

Kuroshitsuji×Gratte Part 2

Along with the other celebrations for the 15th anniversary of the serialization of popular manga “Kuroshitsuji,” a collaboration with Gratte by Animate Cafe will be held.
Cookies will also be available in select stores nationwide.

DETAILS

Date and time April 30, 2021(Fri)-June 20, 2021(Sun)
Place Mori Arts Center Gallery 52F, Roppongi Hills Mori Tower
Entrance Fee Gratte Collaboration:
Animate Shibuya
Animate Kichijoji Parco
Animate Yokohama Vivre
Animate Sendai
Animate Osaka Nipponbashi
Animate OkayamaOn-site Cookie Store:
Animate Machida
Animate Sapporo
Animate Nagoya
Animate Sannomiya
Animate Kyoto
Animate Fukuoka PARCO
Animate Niigata
Animate Hiroshima
Animate Nagano
Animate Shizuoka PARCO
Official Site https://www.animate.co.jp/gratte/388655/ (in Japanese only)

 

“Hamburger-chan’s Picture Diary” Release Celebration! Local Hamburger-chan Appearance Fair!

Animate will be holding a fair to celebrate the first volume of the long-awaited comic of Hamburger-chan. During the period, for every purchase of the target product, a newly drawn B6 size 4P leaflet(1 type) and a serial application form will be given.
An autographed shikishi will be presented via lottery to 20 people who applied.

In addition, Akihabara Main Store(Fussa), Sasebo Store, Yokosuka Store, Hakodate Store, and Hiroshima Store(Kure), famous for their Hamburgers, will distribute a limited paper with newly drawn Local Hamburger-chan.

*A special cart will be prepared for Animate mail orders. Store benefits can be chosen.
*Registration to CLUB animate is required.

DETAILS

Date and time Fair period: May 27, 2021(Thu)-June 27, 2021 (Sun)
Application Period: May 27, 2021(Thu)-July 4, 2021(Sun)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide (including mail order)
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105510 (in Japanese only)

 

“Osananajimi ga Zettai Makenai Love Comedy” 100 Million Copies Sold Commemorative Campaign

One booklet, “Osananajimi ga Zettai Makenai Love Comedy Episode 0,” will be given for the purchase of the target products during the period.
*One copy per person.

DETAILS

Date and time May 1, 2021(Sat)-June 30, 2021(Wed)
Place Ikebukuro Main Store, Takasaki Store, Sendai Store, Omiya Store, Machida Store, Tsudanuma Store, Kichijoji Parco Store, Chiba Store, Utsunomiya Store, Hachioji Store, Sapporo Store, Kawagoe Store, Shibuya Store, Nagoya Parco Store, Shizuoka Parco Store, Niigata Store, Kofu Store, Kanazawa Store, Nagano Store, Koriyama Store, Akihabara Main Store, Hamamatsu Store, Akita Store, Aeon Iwaki Store, Toyama Store, Asahikawa Store, Hachinohe Rapier Store Hakodate, Fukui, Odawara, Toyohashi, Mito, Minamikoshigaya, Tachikawa, Morioka, Tennoji, Sannomiya, Takatsuki, Himeji, Fuse, Kyoto, Kawanishi, Fukuoka Parco, Matsuyama, Okayama, Kokura, Hiroshima, Kumamoto, Kagoshima, Oita, Kochi, Kyobashi, Nara, Fujisawa, Fukushima, Osaka Nihonbashi, Kamata Aomori Store, Tokorozawa Store, Nagasaki Store, Gifu Store, Miyazaki Store, Kashiwa Store, Matsudo Store, Yokohama Bible Store, Numazu Store, Yamagata Store, Hon Atsugi Store, Kawaguchi Store, Fukuyama Store, Kawasaki Store, Hirakata Store, Seiseki Sakuragaoka Opa Store, Matsumoto Parco Store, Sasebo Store, Naha International Street Store, Wakayama Store, Mallage Shobu Store, AEON Yonago Store, Yokosuka Store, Kanayama Store, Mallage Hofu Store Saga, AEON Hofu, Roble Oyama, AEON Lake Town, Al Plaza Kusatsu, Umeda, Avanti Kyoto, AEON Hamamatsu Ichino, AEON Mall Kuwana, Shinjuku Hulk, AEON Akashi, AEON Mall Funabashi, AEON Mall Fujinomiya, AEON Kushiro, Fuji Grand Higashihiroshima, Kumagaya, Toyota AEON Mall Hirosaki, AEON Mall Nagaoka, AEON Mall Musashi Murayama, AEON Matsue, AEON Mall Nagoya, AEON Mall Chikushino, Ario Kashiwa, Marui Family Ebina, Tokushima, Mail Order
Entrance Fee Free
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105577 (in Japanese only)

 

“Aoshima-kun wa Ijiwaru 2” Release Commemorative Film Poster Lottery Campaign

For each purchase of the target product during the period, a serial application form will be given. A special film poster with a duplicate autograph will be given via lottery to customers who applied.

*Registration to CLUB animate is required.

DETAILS

Date and time Campaign period: May 21, 2021(Fri)-June 13, 2021(Sun)
Application period: May 21, 2021(Fri)-June 20, 2021(Sun)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide (including mail order)
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105490 (in Japanese only)

 

“Boku no Hero Academia” Exhibition DRAWING SMASH Tokyo

The first original drawing exhibition for the popular manga and anime “Boku no Hero Academia” has been decided! In the exhibition, along with the manuscripts by Kohei Horikoshi-sensei, 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 May 12, 2021 (Wed)-June 27, 2021(Sun)
10:00-20:00 (Last admission: 19:30)
Place Mori Arts Center Gallery 52F, Roppongi Hills Mori Tower
Entrance Fee Reserved-seat ticket
General/Student: 2000 yen
Junior High and High school students: 1500 yen
Elementary students: 1000 yenReserved-seat ticket with goods: 3,200 yenAudio guide voucher: 850 yen
Official Site https://heroaca-ex.com/english/

 

Maid Latte in GraffArt CAFE

Fujiwara Hiro-sensei’s popular manga “Kaichou wa Maid-sama!” will be collaborating with GraffArt CAFE. Various collaboration goods will be on sale in the venue. Benefit coasters (8 types) will also be given to those who order from the food and drink menu. One coaster will be given to those who order a drink, food, and take-home sweets. Three coasters will be given to those who order the set menu.
*Coasters will be given randomly.
Mail order for the goods is also available.

DETAILS

Date and time June 14, 2021(Mon)-June 30, 2021(Wed)
Place GraffArt Cafe
Entrance Fee
Official Site http://graffart-cafe.athree3.com/#kms (in Japanese only)

 

Rurouni Kenshin 25th Anniversary Exhibition Kyoto

The exhibition for the 25th Anniversary of Rurouni Kenshin will be held in Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art. An unprecedented scale of original and colored manuscripts depicting Kenshin and other fascinating characters will be on display.

Before visiting the site, please make a reservation in advance from the Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art official website, as the admission system will be an admission by reservation. This is purchased separately from the exhibit tickets.
Date and time
June 1, 2021 (Tue)-June 6, 2021 (Sun)
9:00-19:00
*Last Admission is 30 minutes before closing

DETAILS

Date and time June 1, 2021 (Tue)-June 6, 2021 (Sun)
9:00-19:00
*Last Admission is 30 minutes before closing
Place Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art New Building Higashiyama Cube
Entrance Fee General: 1600 yen
Junior high and high school students: 1000 yen
Elementary school students: 600 yen
Official Site https://ruroken-ten.com/ (in Japanese only)

Nakamura Hikaru’s World Exhibition (Tokyo)

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of Nakamura Hikaru-sensei’s debut, a large-scale exhibition will be held. Nakamura-sensei’s masterpieces such as “Arakawa Under the Bridge,” “Saint Onii-san,” and “Black Night Parade” will be on display.

DETAILS

Date and time June 22, 2021(Tue)-July 5, 2021(Mon)
10:00AM-9:00PM
*Admission may be restricted when the venue is crowded
Place Seibu Ikebukuro Annex 2F = Seibu Gallery
Entrance Fee General: 900 yen
University and High School students: 700 yen
Junior High students: 500 yen
Elementary students and younger: FreeTicket with benefits
1,600 yen*Club On/Millennium Card, Club Sanseido Card, LINE Friends, Seibu/Sogo Internet members will be admitted with a special discount of 700 yen
*Those with Handicapped Person’s Passbook and one accompanying person will be admitted for free
*Students may be asked to present their ID card at the time of admission. Elementary school students and younger are not allowed to enter alone.
*Elementary students and younger should be accompanied by a parent or a guardian (18 years or older)
Official Site https://nakamurahikaru.gengaten.com/ (in Japanese only)

 

KINGDOM Exhibition The Road of SHIN

To commemorate the 15th year of serialization of popular manga “Kingdom,” which is serialized in “Weekly Young Jump” (Shueisha), an exhibition will be held to experience the overwhelming power of the work.

DETAILS

Date and time June 12, 2021(Sat)-July 25(Sun)
10:00-20:00
*Last admission is 1 hour before closing
Place The Ueno Royal Museum
Entrance Fee Tickets will be sold by date and time, with limited visitors per day. Tickets will not be sold at the venue.

General: 2,500 yen
University and Vocational students: 2,000 yen
Elementary, Junior, and High School students: 800 yen

Tickets with goods: 4,300 yen

Samurai Ticket (5 tickets, includes 5 vouchers for benefits): 12,500 yen

Official Site https://kingdom-exhibit.com/ (in Japanese only)

 

LaLa 45th Anniversary LaLa x Animate Fair

A fair will be held in Animate to commemorate the 45th anniversary of LaLa. During the period, for each purchase of the target comic or magazine, one “Nyanko-sensei Collaboration Card” (8 types) drawn by each mangaka will be given.
Additionally, an application ticket for an autographed copy of an original art present will be given to those who purchase the target products.

*Registration to CLUB Animate is required

DETAILS

Date and time May 24, 2021(Mon)-June 23, 2021(Wed)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105638 (in Japanese only)

 

The Final Soul-burning Battle Begins! Coamix x Animate “Shuumatsu no Valkyrie” Anime Adaptation Commemorative Fair

Manga “Shuumatsu no Valkyrie” is being serialized in Coamix’s “Monthly Comic Zenon” and has sold over 6 million copies and will have an anime adaptation on Netflix starting in June.
To celebrate, Animate will be holding an anime adaptation fair.
During the period, for each purchase of the target product, one B6 visual board (6 types) will be given.

In addition, a serial application form will be given for each purchase of the target products. Autographed posters signed by the cast will be given to ten people via lottery from those who applied during the period.

*Registration to CLUB Animate is required

DETAILS

Date and time Fair: June 18, 2021(Fri)-July 19, 2021(Mon)
Lottery Application Period: June 18, 2021(Fri)-July 19, 2021(Mon)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105605 (in Japanese only)

 

“Blue Lock” Exhibition in Tower Records Shibuya

The first original art exhibition of the popular manga “Blue Lock” will be held to commemorate the release of volume 14.
Black-and-white drawings and colored reproductions, as well as a photo spot, will be in the exhibition. Original goods will also be sold, and duplicate artworks will be available for order. Limited benefits will also be given to those who purchase goods.

DETAILS

Date and time May 15, 2021 (Sat)-June 6, 2021
12:00-20:00
*Last admission is at 19:30
*No admission between 15:00 and 16:00 due to ventilation of the venue
Place Tower Records Shibuya Store 8F SpaceHACHIKAI
Entrance Fee Free (reservations will be required via e-tickets)
Official Site https://towershibuya.jp/news/2021/04/26/153196 (in Japanese only)

 

D・N・ANGEL Exhibition~Sugisaki Yukiru’s D・N・A~

D・N・ANGEL exhibition will be held to commemorate the completion of the series last January 2021.
In the exhibition, celebration illustrations drawn for the exhibition will be displayed. Original artworks of the first episode and the manuscript of the final episode, and original goods will also be present in the exhibition.
There will also be a lottery for original prizes.

DETAILS

Date and time May 14, 2021(Fri)-June 6, 2021(Sun)
10:30-20:00
*Admission is 30 minutes before closing
Place Marui City Yokohama 7th Floor Event Space
Entrance Fee Admission Ticket with Goods- 800 yen
General Admission Ticket-500 yen
EPOS Card Member Admission Ticket-400 yen*Tax included
*Customers with EPOS Cards will receive a 100 yen discount.
*Free admission for preschoolers
Official Site https://www.0101.co.jp/077/store-info/fair.html?article_id=37661&from=01_pc_st077_top_news-topics (in Japanese only)

 

“Tougen Anki Volume 4” Release Commemorative Fair

Volume 4 of “Tougen Anki” will be released on June 8 (Tue), and Animate will be holding a fair to commemorate it. One bromide (4 types) will be given for each purchase of the target product during the period. In addition, one serial application form will be given for each purchase of the target product. A duplicate original picture will be given via lottery to those who applied during the period.

*Registration to CLUB Animate is required

DETAILS

Date and time June 8, 2021(Tue)-July 11, 2021(Sun)
Place Animate Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee Admission Ticket with Goods- 800 yen
General Admission Ticket-500 yen
EPOS Card Member Admission Ticket-400 yen*Tax included
*Customers with EPOS Cards will receive a 100 yen discount.
*Free admission for preschoolers
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105625 (in Japanese only)

 

“Shugo Chara!” × THE Chara SHOP

To commemorate the 15th anniversary of the serialization of “Shugo Chara!” a limited-time shop will be held. New products with newly-drawn illustrations by PEACH-PIT-sensei will be sold, and various illustrations will be displayed.

DETAILS

Date and time June 22, 2021(Tue)-July 6, 2021(Tue)
11:00-22:00
*Closes at 18:00 on the last day.
Place Ikebukuro P’PARCO 4th Floor THE Chara SHOP II
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.the-chara.com/blog/?p=27187 (in Japanese only)

 

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