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Friday, 6th September 2013
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Kyoto set to welcome manga fans at annual fair

The Japanese city of Kyoto is gearing up to welcome thousands of fans of manga and anime at the annual Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair (also known as KYOMAF ), which gets underway this weekend.

Starting on Saturday, September 7th, the fair will see dozens of events and exhibitions held at various venues across the city, each celebrating the Japanese Manga and anime animation styles, which are popular not just in Japan but around the world.

Around 56 publishers and producers will show their work at the event, reports Japan Times, with character-related content and merchandise available at artist booths in the Kyoto International Exhibition Hall.

There will also be dozens of booths where fans can pick up new or limited-edition products designed specifically for the annual fair.

The event is also set to be a colourful affair, with many Manga likely to attend in fantastical costumes designed to make them look like their favourite animated characters.

Written by Graham McPherson

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