Manga Events October 2020: Manga Planet Listing

Hello from Manga Planet! Here is our monthly list of manga events happening in Japan this October 2020!

Make sure you practice social distancing and take preventive measures against COVID-19 when joining these events!

Kanojo Okarishimasu Exhibition: 10/10-26 in Tokyo

A special exhibition will be held in celebration of the 3 year anniversary of the serialization of popular manga Kanojo Okarishimasu.
Special goods will be sold at the venue. Along with the manga manuscripts, voice recordings of the anime cast will also be featured.


Date and time October 10, 2020 (Sat)-October 26, 2020 (Mon)
11: 00-20: 00 (until 17:00 on the last day)
Place Yurakucho Marui 8F Event Space
Entrance Fee General Admission Ticket
Advance ticket: 1,300 yen
Same-day ticket: 1,500 yen
Free for pre-schoolers (No admission benefits)*Up to 6 tickets per application
Official Site https://www.kanokari-exhibition.com/ (in Japanese only)


Asumiko Nakamura Debut 20th Anniversary Exhibition: 9/26-10/12 in Tokyo

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Asumiko Nakamura’s debut, an exhibition featuring about 120 original drawings selected by Nakamura-sensei herself will be held. Explanations about the works and other valuable work materials will be on display. Exhibition commemorative goods will be available, as well as a limited-time collaboration menu.


Date and time September 26, 2020 (Sat)-October 12, 2020 (Mon)
Admission is until 30 minutes before closing
Closes at 18:00 on the last day
*The event may be postponed or the duration may be shortened due to the spread of the new coronavirus and other infectious diseases
*The number of people entering the venue may be restricted
Place PARCO FACTORY (Ikebukuro PARCO main building 7F)
Entrance Fee Advance tickets
With premium benefits: 1,300
Regular: 800 yenAdvance ticket for lottery for a signed book: 4,500 yen
General admission ticket: 800 yenAdvance tickets will be sold at Lawson Ticket
Discounts, including shareholder benefits are not applicable
Official Site https://art.parco.jp/parcomuseum/detail/?id=472 (in Japanese only)


Doraemon 50th Anniversary “Doraemon by Grade Exhibition: We Who Grew Up Together with Nobita”: 7/21-2/28 in Toyama

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 that were released in the same month of the same year.


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 under: Free
Official Site https://fujiko-artgallery.jp/blog/archives/6372 (in Japanese only)


Minako Narita Original Artwork Exhibition: 10/23-11/9 in Tokyo

For the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the serialization of “Alien Street” and the 30th anniversary of the completion of “CIPHER”, an original artwork exhibition featuring Minako Narita-sensei’s work will be held. Over 60 original artowkrs selected by Narita-sensei from “Alien Street” “CIPHER” “ALEXANDRITE” “NATURAL” and “Hana Yori mo Hana no Gotoku”. Original goods and reproductions will also be sold.


Date and time October 23, 2020 (Fri)-November 9, 2020 (Mon)
Place Yurakucho Marui 8F Event Space
Entrance Fee Free
Official Site https://www.hakusensha.co.jp/benefits_event/58475/ (in Japanese only)


Bokurano Original Artwork Exhibition: 10/3-18 in Tokyo and Osaka

To commemorate the publication of the complete edition of Bokurano, an original artwork exhibition will be held. It will be held in Tokyo and Osaka. Along with the exhibition, original goods and collaboration menu with special offers, as well as merchandise signed by Mohiro Kitoh-sensei will be sold.


Date and time Tokyo Venue:
October 3, 2020(Sat)-October 18, 2020 (Sun)
Open 12:00/Close: 19:00Osaka Venue:
October 24, 2020 (Sat)-November 8, 2020 (Sun)
Open: 12:00/Close: 19:00
Place Tokyo Venue: Ikebukuro Toriko
Osaka Venue: Osaka Taniroku Toriko
Entrance Fee Admission:
With benefits: 500 yen (tax included)
Free for preschoolers but if you want to receive the benefits, please pay the fee.
Official Site https://www.manga10.com/schedule/1079 (in Japanese only)


“Another Original Artwork” Exhibition~Mitsuo Higashiura, Asuka Sachiko, Nanaeko Sasaya, Yoko Tadatsu~: 10/29-4/6 in Kyoto

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).”


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)


Colette wa Shinu koto ni shita Volume 17 Release Commemoration Petite Original Artwork Exhibition: 10/24-11/10 in Tokyo

To commemorate the release of the 17th volume of Colette wa Shinu koto ni shita, a petite exhibition will be held. 30 original artworks by Alto Yukimura-sensei will be exhibited. Original goods as well as autographed reproductions will be sold at the exhibit.


Date and time October 24, 2020 (Sat)-November 10, 2020 (Tue)
Place Ikebukuro Marui 7F Event Space
Entrance Fee Free
(Admission on the first day and during busy times
Depending on how crowded the store is, admission may be restricted and numbered tickets may be distribued.
Please refrain from lining up during business hours
Admission procedure may change on short notice before the event)
Official Site https://www.0101.co.jp/048/store-info/fair.html?article_id=31934 (in Japanese only)


Kadokawa Beans Bunko/B’s-Log Bunko Newcomer Award and Anniversary Fair 2020: 9/30-11/24

Animate will be holding a fair to commemorate the Newcomer Award and Anniversary of Beans Bunko and B’s-Log Bunko. During the period, either “A” or “B” point reciepts will be given for every purchase of the eligible products. A free 24-page SS booklet (two types) will be given to those who collect two point reciepts, one for “A” and one for “B”.


Date and time September 30, 2020 (Wed)-November 24, 2020 (Tue)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104383 (in Japanese only)


Kohta Hirano Artwork Exhibition~HELLSING x DRIFTERS~: 10/15-11/1 in Tokyo

A large original artwork exhibition featuring the masterpieces HELLSING and DRIFTERS will be held in Shibuya. Raw manuscripts and colored original artworks will be displayed. Goods will also be sold at the exhibition.


Date and time October 15, 2020 (Thu)-November 1, 2020 (Sun)
Place Seibu Shibuya Store Movida Building 6F=Special Venue (Above MUJI)
Entrance Fee Same-day Tickets

General: 900 yen
University/High School students: 700 yen
Junior High School students: 500 yen
Free for Elementary School students and younger

Advance Tickets

Date and time designated ticket
General: 900 yen (tax included)
University/High School students: 700 yen (tax included)
Junior High School students: 500 yen (tax included)

Date and time designated ticket with limited quantity benefits (100mm original can badge): 1,400 yen (tax included)

Official Site http://hiranokohta.gengaten.com/index.html (in Japanese only)


“Comic Dengeki Daiouji” 7th Anniversary Colored Paper Lottery Campaign: 9/26-10/27

To commemorate “Comic Dengeki Daiouji”‘s 7th animate will hold a lottery campaign. One serial application form will be given for each purchase of the target product. Customers who win the lottery will receive one of their favorite Dengeki Daiouji mini signed colored paper.


Date and time September 26, 2020 (Sat)-October 27, 2020 (Tue)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104410 (in Japanese only)


Sarasa Nagase-sensei Kadokawa Beans Bunko Akuyaku Reijou nano de Last Boss o Katte Mimashita Conclusion and New Release Linked Fair: 9/28-10/11

Animate will be holding a fair to commemorate the conclusion of Nagase-sensei’s Akuyaku Reijou nano de Last Boss o Katte Mimashita.
For each purchase of the target product, 1P fair point receipt will be given. In exchange for 2P fair points, you will receive a newly written A6 sized 4P leaflet (one type).


Date and time September 28, 2020(Mon)-October 11, 2020(Sun)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104340 (in Japanese only)


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