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BL Manga Events August 2020: futekiya Listing

Hello from futekiya! Summer’s in full swing but that doesn’t stop BL events from happening! Here’s our list of BL events happening this August in Japan!

Please don’t forget to take preventive measures against heatstroke and COVID-19 when joining these events!

 

Blue Sky Complex Collaboration Cafe: Aug 12-30 in Tokyo

Blue Sky Complex will be holding a collaboration with STELLAMAP Cafe to hold the “Cafe & Bar Blue Sky Cafe & Bar BlueSky × STELLAMAP Cafe Ichikawa Kei-sensei Collabo Cafe”
There will be collaboration food and drink menus as well as limited goods.
The cafe is on a reservation and a time slot basis.

DETAILS

Date and time August 12, 2020 until August 30, 2020

Weekdays, Weekends, and Holidays

First session: 11:00-12:15
Second session: 12:30-14:45
Third session 14:00 – 15:15
Fourth session 15:30 – 16:45
Fifth session 17:00 – 18:15
Sixth session 18:30 – 19:45

Place STELLAMAP Cafe (Access)
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.sofmap.com/tenpo/stellamap/collabo/blueskycomplex2008.html (in Japanese only)

 

Emerald x Animate SUPER LOVERS Publication 10th Anniversary “WHITE FANG”: Aug 28-Sept 27

For the 10th Anniversary of SUPER LOVERS, “WHITE FANG”, the cafe run by the Kaidou Brothers will open a branch in Animate Shibuya and Animate Kichijoji PARCO!

Animate stores nationwide will hold a fair for the commemoration of the opening of the branches. There will also be Gratte collaborations in Animate Shibuya, Animate Kichijoji PARCO, Animate Osaka Nihonbashi, Animate Okayama, and Animate Sendai.

During the fair period, for every purchase of the books, you will receive a “WHITE FANG” business card (4 types) of the Kaidou brothers. There will also be commemorative goods.

DETAILS

Date and time August 28, 2020 until September 27, 2020

Fair: Animate Stores Nationwide
Gratte: Animate Shibuya, Animate Kichijoji PARCO, Animate Osaka Nihonbashi, Animate Okayama, and Animate Sendai.

Place Gratte Stores in Animate Shibuya, Kichijoji, Osaka Nihonbashi, and Okayama
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104201 (in Japanese only)

 

KADOKAWA x Animate Emerald Summer Issue Release Commemorative Fair 2020: Aug 29-Sept 27

Animate will be holding a fair to commemorate the release of Emerald Summer Issue. During the fair, when you purchase the related product, you will be given a fair point receipt (A to C). In exchange for 3 fair points (1 point for each item A to C), you can get an all-new 6th-anniversary booklet (1 type).

DETAILS

Date and time August 29, 2020 until September 27, 2020
Place All Animate stores nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104259 (in Japanese only)

 

B.Pilz Comics Zoku! Oretachi Namamono? Desu Vol. 1 Release Commemorative Tsubame Koshiora-sensei Autograph Session Application Period: July 31-Aug 31

To commemorate the release of Zoku! Oretachi Namamono? Desu Vol. 1, an autograph session by Tsubame Koshiora-sensei will be held in September. Application forms will be given to customers who pre-order the product in Animate stores nationwide (full payment).

*Only cash is accepted. Credit cards and Animate points cannot be used
*Registration to CLUB Animate is required.

DETAILS

Date and time Application period: July 31, 2020 until August 31, 2020
Winners will be notified in early September
Place All Animate stores nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104206 (in Japanese only)

 

onBlue 9th Anniversary Fair @ Toranoana: August 25 onwards


Launched in 2011, onBlue Comics will be celebrating its 9th anniversary this year and its annual anniversary fair will be held at Toranoana.
During the period, you will receive a card (10 types) of your choice for each book you purchase in the participating stores.
For this year’s bonus, a stamp will be given for every book purchased. For every five stamps, you can get an acrylic keyholder.

DETAILS

Date and time August 25, 2020 until benefits are gone
Place Toranoana Akihabara Store B, Chiba Store B, Ikebukuro, Machida Store, Sapporo, Nagoya, Kyoto, Namba Store B, Umeda Store B, Hiroshima, Okayama Store / Online Shop
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://news.toranoana.jp/137558 (in Japanese only)

 

Given Gallery at SpaceHACHIKAI: Aug 8-23

To commemorate the release of the movie of TV anime Given, an original exhibition will be held at SpaceHACHIKAI at Tower Records Shibuya.
Reproductions of original drawings by Kizu Natsuki-sensei, original drawings of the TV anime, and of the movie.
Full range of merchandise, including first-come, first-serve “GIVEN X TOWER RECORDS Movie Collaboration Goods” and “Kizu Natsuki Original Illustration Goods” will be on sale.

DETAILS

Date and time August 8, 2020 until August 23, 2020 11:00-21:00
Last Admission: 20:30
Place Tower Records Shibuya Store 8F Event Space (Access)
Entrance Fee 800 yen (tax included)
*Tickets are exchangeable by the hour
Official Site http://towershibuya.jp/news/2020/07/27/147089 (in Japanese only)

 

Kokoro ga Yomeru BL Comics 3 Consecutive Months Release Fair in Animate: Aug 3-Oct 25

A fair to celebrate the first issue of Kokoro ga Yomeru BL Comics will be held.
During the period, an original 6-page leaflet (3 types) will be given with each purchase of each month’s new comics!

Part 1: Theme: “Kiss”
Distribution Period: August 3, 2020-August 8, 23, 2020

Part 2: Theme: “Foreplay”
Distribution Period: September 1, 2020-September 22, 2020

Part 3: Theme: “Sex”
Distribution Period: October 1, 2020-October 25, 2020

DETAILS

Date and time August 3, 2020 until October 25, 2020
Place All Animate stores nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104212&transactionid=6faaab4d22bd2c7f1b50423ddf42eb107ba9e213 (in Japanese only)

 

enigma Comics Mesareyagare! Release Commemorative Atami Michinoku-sensei Autograph Session Application: July 22-Aug 24

Event application forms will be given to customers who make a reservation (full payment in advance) for Mesareyagare! in Animate.
*Only cash will be accepted. Credit cards and Animate Points cannot be used

DETAILS

Date and time Application Period: July 22, 2020 until August 24, 2020
Place Animate Osaka Nihonbashi
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104195&transactionid=6faaab4d22bd2c7f1b50423ddf42eb107ba9e213 (in Japanese only)

 

Kanna Kii Umibe no Entranger Movie Release Commemoration Gratte: Aug 1-Oct 11

To celebrate the release of Kanna Kii-sensei’s Umibe no Etranger on August 1, 2020 to October 11, 2020, 4 Animate Gratte Stores (Shibuya, Kichijoji, Osaka and Okayama) will hold a collaboration.
Gratte, cookies, and acrylic coaster designs will be available in 12 types.

DETAILS

Date and time August 1, 2020 until October 11, 2020
Place Animate Shibuya, Kichijoji, Osaka and Okayama
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate.co.jp/gratte/321065/ (in Japanese only)

 

Natsu no Daria Fair 2020: July 21-Aug 31

For every purchase of the eligible books, a full-color manga paper will be given as a present.
The theme is: Lovers’ Kissing Situation♥.

DETAILS

Date and time July 21, 2020 until August 31, 2020 or until benefits are gone
Place All Animate stores nationwide
Chuo Shoten Comicomi Studio
Horin Love Books
Toranoana Online Shop
Entrance Fee
Official Site http://www.fwinc.jp/daria/special/2020summerfair/ (in Japanese only)

 

onBlue Comics “Sneaky Red 3” Release Commemorative Thanat-sensei Autograph Session Application Period: July 15-Sept 28

Event application forms will be given to customers who made a reservation (full payment) or purchased Sneaky Red Vol. 3 in Animate.
*Only cash will be accepted. Credit cards and Animate Points cannot be used

DETAILS

Date and time Application Period: July 15, 2020 until September 28, 2020
Place All Animate stores nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104033&transactionid=6a4fc9f38f916e3996658bfefd63e4f61cb4b876 (in Japanese only)

 

drap 20th History in Osaka: Aug 28-Sept 13

drap 20th Anniversary Event is being held in Osaka Taniroku Toriko.
Due to public demand, new merchandise and exhibitions will be displayed.

DETAILS

Date and time August 13, 2020 until September 13, 2020
Place Osaka Taniroku Toriko
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.manga10.com/schedule/1004 (in Japanese only)

 

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