“Comic Market 98” to be held in Golden Week 2020

Comic Market, after the decision to use Tokyo Big Site by “Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games”, needs to solve venue problem in 2020, and it seemed that they finally found the way.

Cooperation plan with other events nationwide as “DOJIN JAPAN 2020 (provisional) Comic Market 98”

It was a perfect timing just before the winter Comic Market 93, as the following press was released from the Comic Market Committee, and here is the digest translation from the original text.

Notice of 2020 GW “DOJIN JAPAN 2020 (provisional) Comic Market 98”

December 23, 2017
Comic Market Committee
COMIC1 Committee
COMITIA Committee
Studio YOU
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In conjunction with “Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games” to be held in Tokyo in 2020, the schedule of “Comic Market 98” in the summer of 2020 will be held in May 2020 in Golden Week at Tokyo Big Sight. We will organize the exhibition involving other Dojin events and related character contents exhibitions as it’s called “DOJIN JAPAN 2020 (provisional) Comic Market 98”.

We will gather the best possible forces and prepare for the success with the participants. In addition to appealing Otaku culture to many foreign visitors to Japan, by creating different spaces, we bring and present all the unique Japanese subcultures.

This project “DOJIN JAPAN 2020 (provisional) Comic Market 98” calls for event organizers throughout Japan, and we ask companies and organizations to cooperate during the period from 2019 to 2020. We would like to make it a big wave that further raises the activities of fans who love Dojin culture, manga, anime and games in Japan. In the future, we are planning to organize projects in various forms.

“DOJIN JAPAN 2020 (provisional) Comic Market 98”
Duration: Golden Week in year 2020 (First week of May)
Venue: Tokyo Big Sight West Exhibition Building, South Exhibition Building, Aomi Exhibition Building, Conference Building, etc.

Regarding the schedule of Dojin exhibition and related events at Tokyo Big Sight from 2019 to 2020, we are asking to provide the schedules by each organizers. After the decision, information will be provided from each event organizers.

As conclusion, we would like to express many thanks to everyone who cooperates in organizing this event.

Best Regards

They said calling on cooperation not only in Tokyo but also events throughout Japan during the period from 2019 to 2020. They said that they will further enhance the activities of fans who love Dojin culture, and manga, anime and games.