The 50th volume of Wataru Watanabe’s Yowamushi Pedal will go on sale on 7 April 2017 and in celebration of this milestone, an exhibition will be held on 13-23 April at Space Torico, Iidabashi, Tokyo.
Aside from copies of the original manuscripts and big cardboard cutouts of the characters, there will be personal items Watanabe used while making the manga. They will also exhibit his road bike! Photos will be permitted at the exhibition.
The event will also have goods from Yowamushi Pedal. You can purchase manga, Yowapeda-related books, original badges, clear files, and more. Those who spend more than 2,000 yen on books are eligible to buy a book box sponsored by mangazenken.com. One box fits 31 books and there are three different versions available- the ‘Sohoku High School version’, the ‘Hakone Academy version,’ and the ‘Rival School version.’ Each costs 1,500 yen.
Watanabe will also hold an autograph session on 17 April 2017. He will sign the 50th volume of Yowamushi Pedal, write the fan’s name and draw a quick illustration of each fan’s favorite character. To participate in the autograph session, you have to apply online for a ticket between 28 March – 3 April or in person at the venue between 13-16 April 2017. The ticket winners will be randomly drawn. For more details, visit the official event website.
‘Yowamushi Pedal’ 50 Volumes Celebratory Exhibition
Event Period: 13-23 April 2017
Business hours: 12:00-19:00
Event Venue: space TORICO 1st floor, event space
Event Place: Tokyo, Chiyoda, Iidabashi, 2-3-6
Entrance fee: Free
Wataru Watanabe Sign Event
Date: 17 April 2017）
Time: First round: 16:00-17:00
Second round: 17:00-18:00
Third round: 18:00-19:00
Official Wataru Watanabe Sign Event Website