Comic Market 88 Attracts 160,000 on Day 2
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The Comic Market 88 (Comiket 88) event in Tokyo drew approximately 160,000 attendees on its second day on Saturday, August 15. In comparison, Comiket 87 drew 170,000 attendees on its second day on December 29. Comiket 86 last summer drew 170,000 attendees on the second day.
Comiket 88 attracted 180,000 attendees on its first day on Friday. Attendance was up from Comiket 86's first-day count of 170,000 attendees last summer. Comiket 87 also attracted 180,000 visitors on the first day.
Around 11,800 doujin circles (groups of self-published artists) participated in the event on Saturday.
Source: Mainichi Simbun's Mantan Web