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Right to Appear in Manga "Abusan" on Auction at Yahoo! Auctions Japan

In cooperation with Mangajapan, Yahoo! Japan will hold a "Mangajapan auction" at it's Yahoo! auction site, selling works from famous mangaka Yukari and others. Interviews with Machiko Satonaka, Shinji Mizushima and Hideshi Hino will all be presented to the public.

Mangajapan is an organization founded by volunteer mangaka, with goals such as the protection of manga copyrights. The purpose of the auctions is to increase public awareness of the organization and its purpose.

The auction schedule is as follows:

The right to appear in Shinji Mizushima baseball manga "Abusan": August 30th to September 6th
A glove signed by Shinji Mizushima: September 6th to September 13th
A uniform signed by Shinji Mizushima: September 13tg to September 20th

Further, items signed by famous horror manga artist Hideshi Hino as well as other horror goods are scheduled for auction from September 20th to September 27th and and thereafter items related to Shoutarou Ishinomori and Machiko Satonaka are planned to be added to the auction.

This article has a follow-up: Manga Auction Details (2004-09-03 18:43)
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