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Renta! Announces Online Live Event with Tomo Kurahashi

TOKYO, JAPAN –May 14, 2020 – The multiplatform ebook rental site Renta! (https://www.ebookrenta.com) is happy to announce an international online live event featuring artist/author Tomo Kurahashi ("Someday I'll Fall for You," "Let's Be a Family!!") on Saturday, June 5, 2021 (JST). This inaugural online event will be held as part of Renta!'s efforts to bridge the gap between yaoi fans in Japan and abroad.

The online event will include a live drawing stream with Tomo Kurahashi and a Q&A segment with fan-submitted questions. In addition, all fans who participate in the event will receive a special event-exlusive digital booklet with limited-edition drawings.
NOTE: The event will include the chance to pre-purchase the Japanese language release of Tomo Kurahashi's latest work. The English version of this work will be released at a later date. An interpreter will be present during the live stream.

There is currently no maximum amount of fans allowed to participate. However, if demand exceeds event capacity, participants may be chosen randomly by lottery. Questions deemed to be inappropriate may also result in disqualification from participation.

Applications for this event will be accepted from 5/14 to 5/25 (JST). The results will be announced on 5/28 at 5:00 PM JST.

Event Information (all times JST):
Event Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Saturday, June 5
Application Period: 10:00 AM, Friday, May 14 - 10:00 AM, Tuesday, May 25
Application Results: 5:00 PM, Friday, May 28

For more details, see the following link:

About Renta!
Renta!” is a digital manga store run by PAPYLESS, the largest online digital bookstore in Japan. Digital books and manga are made available from over 500 publishers via PAPYLESS, and on September 1st, 2011, PAPYLESS launched the English version of "Renta!", aiming to offer manga fans around the globe quick access to high quality, officially licensed manga.
・Read all content online instantly on multiple devices
・All content can be previewed.
・Prices start from $1.
・Exclusive content localized and distributed in-house by Renta!
・Users can choose to rent titles for 48 hours or an unlimited period.
・Users have the choice to pay for with cash or points.

To see all current new releases, please visit the new releases page. (https://www.ebookrenta.com/renta/sc/frm/list?rsi=a&mode=new)
For future releases, please visit the upcoming releases page. (https://www.ebookrenta.com/Renta!/sc/frm/upcoming)

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