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Comic Market 88 Attracts 180,000 on Day 1

posted on by Karen Ressler

The Comic Market 88 (Comiket 88) event in Tokyo drew approximately 180,000 attendees on its first day on Friday, August 14.

Attendance was up from Comiket 86's first-day count of 170,000 attendees last summer. Comiket 87, which was held this past winter, also attracted 180,000 visitors on the first day.

Around 11,700 doujin circles (groups of self-published artists) participated in the event on Friday.

Source: Mainichi Simbun's Mantan Web


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