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BL Manga Events December 2019: futekiya Listing

Stay up-to-date with all the BL manga events this December

Hello from futekiya! We are Boys’ Love (BL) manga subscription platform as well as a website about BL culture, news, and more. We are sorry for being quiet for some time but we are back with a list of BL manga events in December 2019. Every month, we will be listing all the BL manga events happening in the month and we hope this helps you plan your activities (and budget) in advance.

Ayano Yamane Autograph Session and Talk Show (Nagoya) Lottery Application: Oct 11-Dec 9

Autograph session and Talk Show by Ayano Yamane will be held on January 25, 2020. Those who would like to join will have to buy at a copy of Finder no Mitsugetsu Animate Limited Edition Set to receive a serial code, which you can use to join* the lottery.

*You must have a CLUB ANIMATE account to apply.

DETAILS

Date and time Lottery application: October 11 until December 9, 2019
Autograph Session and Talk Show: January 25, 2020
Place Animate Nagoya (Access Map)
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.b-boy.jp/special/finder/event.html#event (in Japanese only)

 

gateau 6th Anniversary Fair: Nov 11-Dec 9

A fair celebrating Ichijinsha’s boys’ love label gateau’s 6th anniversary will be held from November 11 until December 9, 2019. 4-page booklets of the comics serialized in Gateau will be distributed as giveaways. Purchase of items included in the fair will give you a 1 point. The 4-page leaflets will be given to those who have collected 2 points.

DETAILS

Date and time November 11, 2019 until December 9, 2019
Place All Animate Stores
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=103024 (in Japanese only)

 

KuruiBoku Cafe: Nov 21-Dec 10 in Osaka

Keri Kusabi’s omegaverse manga Series, Kurui Naku no wa Boku no Ban will be having a collaboration cafe in Osaka Rokutani Torico.
There will be special goods and a collaboration menu, as well as an exhibition of original artworks of the series.

DETAILS

Date and time November 21, 2019 to December 10, 2019 12:00-20:00
Place Osaka Rokutani Torico (Access Map)
Entrance Fee Free
Official Site https://www.manga10.com/schedule/734/ (in Japanese only)

 

Blue Sky Complex x Gratte Collaboration: Nov 11-Dec 10 in Tokyo and Osaka

Popular BL manga Blue Sky Complex by Kei Ichikawa will be collaborating with Animate Cafe Gratte. Acrylic coasters signed by Ichikawa-sensei will be raffled off. For every 2000 yen purchase, you can apply for the lottery for the signed acrylic coaster.

DETAILS

Date and time November 11 until December 10, 2019 12:00-20:00
Place Animate Cafe Gratte Kichijoji (Access Map)
Animate Cafe Gratte Osaka Nihonbashi (Access Map)
Animate Cafe Gratte Okayama (Access Map)
Comicomi Studio Machida (Access Map)
Entrance Fee None. Food and drinks sold separately.
Official Site https://www.animate.co.jp/gratte/294805/ (in Japanese only)

 

Finder Fair 2019: Dec 10 onwards in selected bookstores nationwide

To commemorate the release Ayano Yamane’s Finder no Mitsugetsu, the latest installment in the Finder Series, a fair will be held in various bookstores nationwide. Purchase of 1 copy of Finder no Mitsugetsu gets you a “secret card” which you can use to register in the LINE app. The card will give you access to Akihiko’s “LINE account” in which you can send messages to Asami.

DETAILS

Date and time December 10, 2019 onwards
Place Selected bookstores nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.b-boy.jp/special/finder/ (in Japanese only)

 

KimiKoi BL Comics Anthology Fair: Nov 25-Dec 8

Enter the lottery via the website below. Purchase 1 copy of Kimi ni Omohu Ao or Sayonara Koigakubo will let you enter the raffle for signed copies of said titles (1 signed copy per person).

DETAILS

Date and time November 25 until December 8, 2019
Place Honto online bookstore
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://honto.jp/cp/bl/2019/kimikoi-entry.html?cid=ip_eb_blbn_ctr_04&partnerid=02vc01 (in Japanese only)

 

Happy Kuso Life “Harada x Gratte” Collaboration: Nov 18-Dec 15 in Tokyo, Osaka and Okayama

In commemoration of the release of Volume 1 of Happy Kuso Life, Animate Cafe Gratte is holding a “Harada x Gratte” collaboration. Collaboration goods will also be on sale.

DETAILS

Date and time November 18 until December 15, 2019
Place Animate Cafe Gratte Shibuya (Access Map)
Animate Cafe Gratte Kichijoji (Access Map)
Animate Cafe Gratte Osaka Nihonbashi (Access Map)
Animate Cafe Gratte Okayama (Access Map)
Comicomi Studio Machida (Access Map)
Entrance Fee None. Food and drinks sold separately.
Official Site https://www.animate.co.jp/gratte/295233/ (in Japanese only)

 

Misao Higuchi Autograph Signing (Iidabashi) and Talk Show (Ikebukuro) Lottery Application: Nov 22-Dec 15

An exhibition event for the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the “Mushi Series” will be held at TORICO on February. The event will also have a autograph signing event (Iidabashi) and a talk show (Ikebukuro) by the series’ creator, Misao Higuchi.
The participation method for the autograph signing and talk show will be via lottery. Lottery entry period is on November 22, 2019 until December 15, 2019. To enter, please check the website below. Winner announcement will be on December 17, 2019.

DETAILS

Date and time Application period: November 22 until December 15, 2019
Place Iidabashi Torico (Access Map)
Ikebukuro Torico (Access Map)
Entrance Fee Free
Official Site https://www.manga10.com/schedule/749/ (in Japanese only)

 

Sensei de Asonja Ikemasen! Launch Fair Signed Color Proof Paper Application Lottery: Nov 18-Dec 17

To celebrate the release of Chiko Yumoto’s latest work, Sensei de Asonja Ikemasen! an autograph color proof paper that will be exhibited in the fair will be given by lottery to those who purchase the comics.

DETAILS

Date and time Application: November 18, 2019 until December 17, 2019
Announcement: January 19, 2020
Claim Period: January 19, 2020 until February 29, 2020
Place Shosen Book Tower Akihabara 7F (Access Map)
Shosen Grande Jimbocho 2F (Access Map)
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.shosen.co.jp/fair/111362/ (in Japanese only)

 

Cupid ni Rakurai Collaboration Cafe “Ame Yadori Cafe”: Nov 18-Dec 19 in Tokyo

Minta Suzumaru’s Cupid ni Rakurai will be having a collaboration cafe in Comicomi Studio Machida. A special collaboration menu will be served and artworks will be displayed. Collaboration goods will also be sold at the cafe. Reservations are currently being accepted.

DETAILS

Date and time November 18, 2019 until December 19, 2019
Place Comicomi Studio Machida (Access Map)
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://info.comicomi-studio.com/blog/?p=19986 (in Japanese only)

 

Sasakure Station ~Shiuko Kano’s Sasakure Series Exhibition~: Dec 6-22 in Tokyo

To celebrate the release of Shiuko Kano’s latest book Sasakure Requiem, an event will be held at Iidabashi Torico!
Original artworks and colored illustrations will be on display and original goods will be sold. There will also be a video of Kano-sensei drawing and a corner where you can listen to bits of the drama CD.

DETAILS

Date and time December 6 – 22, 2019 12:00-20:00
Place Iidabashi Torico (Access Map)
Entrance Fee Free
Official Site https://www.manga10.com/schedule/739/ (in Japanese only)

 

Kure’s Yotsumoji. ~Kyou mo, ashita mo~ Release Event Autograph Session Application: Dec 7-24

To celebrate the release of Kure’s Yotsumoji. ~Kyou mo, ashita mo~, an autograph signing event will be held on January 11, 2020 at HMV&BOOKS SHIBUYA 5F. Purchasing Yotsumoji. ~Kyou mo, ashita mo~ at the HMV&BOOKS SHIBUYA 7F will automatically allow you to join the autograph session. This is first come, first-served and slots are limited.

DETAILS

Date and time December 7 until 24, 2019 10:00-22:00
Place HMV&BOOKS SHIBUYA (Access Map)
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.hmv.co.jp/store/event/40771/ (in Japanese only)

 

drap’smas 2019: Dec 14-26 in Tokyo and Osaka

TORICO is holding its annual drap’smas event, which include mini-exhibits of original artworks, original goods and special collaboration menu of titles in the BL manga magazine drap. Purchase of goods worth 2,000 yen will get you a free original one-page manga by artists Kamome Oshima, Shimaji, Momoko Tenzen, Kumaneko, and Shiki Fujimine.

DETAILS

Date and time December 14-26, 2019 12:00-20:00
Place Ikebukuro Torico (Access Map)
Osaka Rokutani Torico (Access Map)
Entrance Fee Ikebukuro: 500 yen
Osaka: Free
Official Site Ikebukuro: https://www.manga10.com/schedule/732/ (in Japanese only)
Osaka: https://www.manga10.com/schedule/744 (in Japanese only)/

 

Marginal Comics 2nd Anniversary Fair: Oct 24-Dec 31 in Tokyo

A fair will be held for Marginal Comics’ 2nd Anniversary for two months, starting from October to December 2019. With a purchase of 2 Marginal Comics, a special booklet with the theme “IchaEro ♡ Jingai” will be given. This is also available for online purchases.

DETAILS

Date and time October 24, 2019 14:00 until December 31, 23:59/td>
Place Comicomi Studio Machida (Access Map) and online store
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://comicomi-studio.com/fair/c_marginal_2year_fair/ (in Japanese only)

Nozomu Hiiragi-sensei Lottery Web Autograph Session Application: Dec 20-29

Nozumi Hiiragi-sensei will write the name and sign the copy of Docchi mo Docchi ~Hitotsu no Yane no Shita~ of buyers who won the lottery/

*This is a lottery and not first come, first served, so please apply within the specified period. Registration is required.

DETAILS

Date and time December 20 until 29, 2019 23:59 (JST)
Place
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://info.comicomi-studio.com/blog/?p=20857 (in Japanese only)

 

 

Haruhi Sakiya Debut 20th Anniversary Collaboration Cafe “Strelitzia”: Dec 20, 2019-Jan 13, 2020 in Tokyo

A collaboration cafe for Haruhi’s Sakiya 20th anniversary since debuting as a mangaka will be held in Comicomi Studio Machida. Collaboration goods will be released as well. Further details of the cafe will be announced later.

DETAILS

Date and time December 20, 2019 until January 13, 2020
Place Comicomi Studio Machida (Access Map)
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://info.comicomi-studio.com/blog/?p=20656 (in Japanese only)

 

Know any BL manga events you’d like added to the list? You can submit your suggestions via our Twitter account!

 

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