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BL Manga Events January 2021: futekiya Listing

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

Please note that some events may have been canceled or postponed due to the declaration of a state of emergency in Japan. Please check the official websites for updates.

 

LiQulle 5th Anniversary Fair x Gratte

LiQulle will be holding a collaboration with Gratte by Animate cafe in celebration of LiQulle’s 5th anniversary. It will be held in 5 Animate stores.

DETAILS

Date and time December 20, 2020 (Sun)-January 11, 2021 (Mon)
Place Animate Shibuya
Animate Kichijoji Parco
Animate Sendai
Animate Osaka Nipponbashi
Animate Okayama
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate.co.jp/gratte/365301/ (in Japanese only)

 

Qpa 10th Anniversary x Gratte

Qpa will celebrate its 10th anniversary by collaborating with Gratte by Animate cafe. This will be held in 5 Animate stores. The first phase will be held from December 7, 2020, to February 7, 2021.
There will also be cookies for sale in select stores nationwide.

DETAILS

Date and time Gratte: December 17, 2020 (Thu)-February 7, 2021 (Sunday)
Cookies: December 17, 2020, until it runs out
Place Gratte Sales:
Animate Shibuya
Animate Kichijoji Parco
Animate Sendai
Animate Osaka Nipponbashi
Animate OkayamaCookies Sales:
Animate Machida/Sapporo/Nagoya/Sannomiya/Kyoto/Fukuoka Parco/Niigata/Hiroshima/Nagano/Shizuoka Parco
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate.co.jp/gratte/366757/ (in Japanese only)

 

Emerald Winter Issue Release Commemorative Fair 2020

For the commemoration of the Emerald winter issue, Animate will be having a fair. For every target product purchased, a [A/B] fair point receipt will be given. In exchange for a 2P fair point receipt, one greeting card book (1 type) drawn by Shungiku Nakamura-sensei, Miyuki Abe-sensei, and Sachimo-sensei will be given.

DETAILS

Date and time December 24, 2020 (Thu) -January 24, 2021 (Sun)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Entrance Fee
500 yen (tax included)
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104831 (in Japanese only)

 

Dousei Yankee Akamatsu Seven Conclusion Commemorative Fair in Animate

Animate will hold a fair for the completion of the BL manga “Dousei Yankee Akamatsu Seven.” For each purchase of the target product, a special bookmark (1 type) will be given during the period. Also, for each purchase of the already published “Dousei Yankee Akamatsu Seven,” an illustration card will be given.

DETAILS

Date and time January 15, 2021 (Fri) until benefits run out
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104914 (in Japanese only)

 

Air Comiket 2 Commemorative Fair

During the fair, for every 5,000 yen (tax included) purchase of doujinshi, one A4 clear file (3 types) will be given randomly.

DETAILS

Date and time December 25, 2020 (Fri)-January 24, 2021 (Sun)
Place Participating Animate Stores:
Ikebukuro Main Store, Takasaki Store, Sendai Store, Sapporo Store, Nagoya Store, Koriyama Store, Akihabara Main Store, Hamamatsu Store, Mito Store, Tennouji Store, Sannomiya Store, Kyoto Store, Fukuoka Parco Store, Okayama Store, Kokura Store, Hiroshima Store, Osaka Nihonbashi Store, Takamatsu Store, Yokohama Vivre Store, Naha Kokusaidori Store, Shinjuku HALC Store, Mail Order
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104927 (in Japanese only)

 

Ichikawa Kei 10th Anniversary Commemorative Art Exhibition

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of Kei Ichikawa-sensei’s debut. Ichikawa-sensei is known for her popular works such as Blue Sky Complex, Slow Starter, and Stray Bullet Baby.
Oversized illustrations and duplicate original panels will be exhibited. Original goods will also be available.

DETAILS

Date and time January 16, 2021 (Sat)-January 31, 2021 (Sun)
Place Animate Shibuya
Entrance Fee
Official Site http://tokyomangasha.com/fair/ichikawakei10thten.html (in Japanese only)

 

Core Magazine drap Comics Valentine’s Fair 2021

During the fair period, a 1P fair point receipt will be issued for each purchase of the target products. In exchange for [2P] fair points receipts collected, a special Valentine’s fair leaflet (3 types) will be given.

DETAILS

Date and time January 25, 2021 (Mon)-March 7, 2021 (Sun)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104849 (in Japanese only)

 

Kasakura Publishing × Animate equal collection 3rd Anniversary Fair

Animate will hold a fair to commemorate the 3rd anniversary of the release of equal collection comics. A [1P] fair point receipt will be given for each purchase of the target product during the fair. In exchange for a total of [2P] fair point receipts, a 16P special booklet (2 types) will be given.

DETAILS

Date and time January 29, 2021 (Fri)-February 23, 2021 (Tue/Holiday)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104879 (in Japanese only)

 

Kadokawa × Animate Toshishita no Otoko no Ko Volume 3 Release Commemorative Toriyoshi-sensei Fair

Animate will be holding a fair to celebrate the release of “Toshishita no Otoko no Ko.”

For each purchase of the target product, a 1P fair point receipt will be given. In exchange for a 2P fair point receipt, a special manga booklet (1 type) drawn by Toriyoshi-sensei will be given.

The transfer letter of “Takase Tooru,” who has been transferred to the public relations department of the “Mishima Construction Co.” will be distributed at the stores.

DETAILS

Date and time December 28, 2020 (Mon)-January 24, 2021 (Sun)
Place Animate Stores Nationwide
Entrance Fee
Official Site https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/contents/fair_event/detail.php?id=104832 (in Japanese only)

 

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