It was announced by the Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair Committee on 13 April 2017 that the biggest manga and anime event in western Japan, Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2017 (Kyomaf for short), will be held at Miyakomesse and the Kyoto International Manga Museum.
Along with the announcement came a stunning set of visuals that will be used to promote Kyomaf. They feature collaborations between various anime like Yowamushi Pedal, Detective Conan, and Touken Ranbu, and famous spots in Kyoto. You can see the visuals and find the whole list of featured places and anime below.
– Wake Up, Girls! feat. Kamo River
– The Eccentric Family 2 feat. Kyoto City Hall
– Ojarumaru feat. Sanzen-in
– Touken Ranbu Katsugeki feat. Bamboo Forest Path (Arashiyama Hanatouro)
– Detective Conan feat. Togetsukyo Bridge
– Yowamushi Pedal NEW GENERATION feat. Kyoto Tower
(c) Green Leaves／Wake Up, Girls！3製作委員会 (c)森見登美彦・幻冬舎／「有頂天家族2」製作委員会 (c)犬丸りん・NHK・NEP (c)Nitroplus・DMM GAMES／「活撃 刀剣乱舞」製作委員会 (c)衛藤ヒロユキ／SQUARE ENIX・「魔法陣グルグル」製作委員会 (c)青山剛昌／小学館・読売テレビ・TMS 1996 (c)渡辺航(週刊少年チャンピオン)／弱虫ペダル03製作委員会
Furthermore, it has been announced that voice actress Haruka Yoshimura will be an official supporter of Kyomaf.
Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2017 Information
Name of the event: Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2017
In short: Kyomaf
Place: Miyakomesse (Kyoto)
〒606-8343 Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto, Sakyo-ku, Okazaki Seishoji-cho 9-1
Kyoto International Manga Museum
〒604-0846 Karasuma-Oike, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto Japan (former Tatsuike Primary School)
Event period: Miyakomesse: 16 September (9:00-17:00) and 17 September (9:00-16:00)
Kyoto International Manga Museum: 16-17 September 2017, 10:00-20:00
Sponsor: Kyoto International Manga and Anime Fair Executive Committee, Kyoto City
Co-Sponsor: Kyoto International Manga Museum, Kyoto CEMEX Executive Committee, Kyoto Computer Gakuin and Kyoto Jouhou Daigakuin Daigaku (Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics)
Entrance fee: Miyakomesse regular ticket: 1,200 yen (incl. tax)
Miyakomesse and Kyoto International Manga Museum advanced sale ticket: 1,800 yen (incl. tax)
※ Both go on sale in July 2017
On-the-door tickets: 1,500 yen (incl. tax, per person per day)
※ on-the-door tickets are limited, discounts for students and persons with disabilities available. (1,300 yen)
※ children below elementary school level are admission-free. They have to be accompanied by a guardian. However, if you want to bring them to the stage event, they have to have their own admission ticket and a lottery ticket.
※ Free tour through the manga editorial department possible, advanced ticket reservation necessary
※ From this year, non-Japanese nationals are required to purchase regular admission tickets.
Visitors goal: 45,000 people in two days (including both venues and family tickets)
Official Website: http://kyomaf.kyoto/