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BL Manga Events August 2021: futekiya Listing

Hello from futekiya! Here is our monthly list of Boys’ Love (BL) manga events happening in August 2021!

Please note that these events may be postponed or canceled due to the declaration of a state of emergency in Japan.

 

KachiCOMI 3rd Anniversary×Gratte

A collaboration between KachiCOMI and Gratte will be held to commemorate KachiCOMI’s 3rd anniversary. Gratte and Cookies of the works by 8 authors will be available.
Paid bonus acrylic coasters can be purchased for each Gratte or icing cookie purchased.

There will also be an autographed acrylic coaster campaign.
*Registration to CLUB Animate is required.

DETAILS

Date and time June 16, 2021(Wed)-August 16, 2021(Mon)
Place Animate Shibuya
Animate Kichijoji Parco
Animate Yokohama Vivre
Animate Sendai
Animate Osaka Nipponbashi
Animate Okayama
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate.co.jp/gratte/402228 (in Japanese only)

 

Commemorating the First Issue of the Label and Publication of Books for 4 Consecutive Months, you can get a Doujinshi! from Red Fair

During the period, one fair point (1P) will be given for each purchase of the target product. In exchange for 3 point receipts for the first and second half, a copy of “Doujinka Paro” (2 types) by the “from Red” mangakas will be given.

DETAILS

Date and time July 7, 2021(Wed)-November 6, 2021(Sat)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105739 (in Japanese only)

 

Blue Marine Cafe-BLUE SKY COMPLEX-STELLAMAP CAFE Ichikawa Kei Collaboration Cafe

The “Blue Sky Complex” collaboration cafe will be held again this year due to popular demand!
The concept for this year’s collaboration cafe is “Aquarium Cafe,” inspired by appearances of shark plushies in volume 7. The image menu will feature seafood and other delicacies from the sea.
This year’s main visual and mini characters will be newly drawn by Kei Ichikawa-sensei.

DETAILS

Date and time August 18, 2021(Wed)-September 5, 2021(Sun)
11:00 to 19:00
Place STELLAMAP CAFE
Sofmap AKIBA Amusement Hall 7F
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.sofmap.com/tenpo/stellamap/collabo/blueskycomplex2108.html (in Japanese only)

 

“Aniki no Tomodachi” Hanagenomai-sensei New Release Commemoration Fair

During the fair period, one serial application form will be given for each purchase of the target product. 20 customers who applied during the period will win an autographed shikishi. Additionally, to celebrate the release of “Aniki no Tomodachi,” a reprint B6 size 4P leaflet will be given when you purchase “Takara-kun and Amagi-kun.”

*Registration to CLUB Animate is required.

DETAILS

Date and time July 21, 2021(Wed)-August 29, 2021(Sun)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105954 (in Japanese only)

 

“Yoake no Uta” Volume 1 Release Commemoration Duplicate Original Art Lottery Campaign

To commemorate the release of the first volume of “Yoake no Uta,” a lottery campaign will be held! Also, during the campaign period, all Animate stores will display original art duplicates of “Yoake no Uta.”

A serial application form will be given with each purchase of the target product. Customers who applied during the period will have a chance to win a signed original copy.

*Registration to CLUB Animate is required.

DETAILS

Date and time August 6, 2021(Fri)-September 5, 2021(Sun)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=106044 (in Japanese only)

 

Marble Comics “Blue Sky Complex Volume 7” Release Commemorative Present Campaign

To commemorate the release of “Blue Sky Complex Volume 7”, a B2 size poster with Kei Ichikawa-sensei’s autograph will be given away as a present.

A serial application form will be given for each purchase of the target product. The winner of the poster will be chosen among the customers who applied during the period.

*Registration to CLUB Animate is required.

DETAILS

Date and time Application period: August 20, 2021 (Fri)-September 20, 2021(Mon/Holiday)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=106043 (in Japanese only)

 

“NUUDE” Comics Label Launch Fair “DAY”

During the period, one fair point receipt will be given for each purchase of the target product. An especially drawn manga booklet (1 type) will be given as a present to customers who have collected any of the three types of fair point receipts.
*All three types must be purchased with different titles. Multiple purchases of the same title are not eligible.

DETAILS

Date and time July 2, 2021(Fri)-October 11, 2021(Mon)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105575 (in Japanese only)

 

“Emerald Summer Edition” Release Commemorative Book Cover Fair 2021

Animate will be holding a fair to commemorate the 7th anniversary of Emerald.
During the period, a replacement book cover will be given for every new comic book purchased. Additionally, for each purchase of an eligible product, one “A” or “B” point receipt will be given. Customers who collect a total of 2 “A”/”B” point receipts will receive one replacement book cover (4 types) of their choice.
*If you purchase “Emerald Summer Issue” in Animate stores, 2P “A” receipts will be given.

Furthermore, at the target lottery stores, a lottery for a replacement book cover with an autograph by each artist of each book purchased will be held.
Instead of the book cover benefit, you will receive a randomly selected autographed replacement book cover.

*Registration to CLUB Animate is required.

DETAILS

Date and time August 27, 2021(Fri) until benefits run out
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail OrderLottery Stores:
Ikebukuro Main Store, Nagoya Store, Umeda Store, Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105924 (in Japanese only)

 

Dear+ Comics “Jealousy” Completion Commemorative Fair

Animate will be holding a fair to commemorate the completion of Scarlet Beriko-sensei’s popular work “Jealousy,” which was finally completed on August 2 (Mon).
During the period, for every purchase of a previously published book, one newly drawn long illustration card (4 types) will be given as a present.
Additionally, customers who purchase the new book will receive a manga leaflet (1 type) with an interview of Scarlet Beriko-sensei commemorating the completion.

*The long illustration cards for existing publications (volumes 1 to 4) can be chosen.
*The benefits of the new publication (volume 5) cannot be chosen as it is linked with the purchase.

DETAILS

Date and time August 2, 2021(Mon)-August 31, 2021(Tue)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105784 (in Japanese only)

 

LiQulle Summer Love Fair in Animate 2021

During the period, for each purchase of the target products, one newly drawn illustration card (theme: summer date, 8 types) will be given as a present.
*The benefit will be given randomly. It cannot be chosen.
*Will end as soon as benefits run out.

DETAILS

Date and time August 6, 2021(Fri)-September 5, 2021(Sun)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Animate Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=105885 (in Japanese only)

 

LiQulle Summer Love Fair in Gratte 2021

Along with the book fair in Animate, Gratte will also be holding LiQulle Summer Love Fair. Starting August 13, on-site cookie stores will be held in 13 Animate stores nationwide.
There will also be a campaign to win an autographed acrylic coaster in Gratte stores.
*Registration to CLUB Animate is required.

DETAILS

Date and time August 6, 2021(Fri)-September 12, 2021(Sun)

On-site Cookie Stores Sale period: August 13, 2021(Fri)-September 12, 2021(Sun)

Place Animate Shibuya
Animate Kijichoji Parco
Animate Yokohama Vivre
Animate Sendai
Animate Osaka Nipponbashi
Animate OkayamaOn-site Cookie Stores:
Animate Takasaki, Sapporo, Nagoya, Shizuoka Parco, Nagano, Akihabara Main Building, Toyohashi, Sannomiya, Kyoto Hiroshima, Kumamoto, AEON Mall Kuwana, Shinjuku HALC
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate.co.jp/gratte/414280/ (in Japanese only)

 

Tokishiba-sensei Web Autograph Session Lottery Application

Purchase a copy of “The Sadistic Ghost Doesn’t Allow Me to Sleep 3” and get a chance to get a signed copy with your name written on it.

DETAILS

Date and time Start: August 13, 2021(Fri) 8:00AM
End: August 22, 2021(Sun) 11:59 PM
Place Comicomi Studio Online
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://info.comicomi-studio.com/blog/?p=47113 (in Japanese only)

 

Akira Yoshio-sensei “Akai Ito” Series “Musunda Koi no Kanaekata” Release Commemoration Exhibition Osaka

The latest issue of Akira Yoshio-sensei’s popular “Akai Ito Series,” “Musunda Koi no Tsutaekata,” will be released on August 25. To commemorate the release, MangaTen will be holding a reproduction original art exhibition and collaboration cafe at the Osaka and Tokyo venues. Additionally, new limited benefits and goods “Omanju Niginigi Mascot Couple” will be released. Furthermore, an original lottery will also be held.
*Details of the original lottery will be on the Marukuji website (https://marukuji.jp/detail/12).

DETAILS

Date and time August 20, 2021(Fri)-August 31, 2021(Tue)
OPEN: 12:00
CLOSE: 19:00
Place Osaka Taniroku Torico
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.manga10.com/schedule/1386 (in Japanese only)

 

 

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