The XX Barcelona Manga Fair will be held from Thursday, October 30 to Sunday, November 2 in Hall 1, Hall 2 and Plaza Universo at the Fira de Barcelona on Montjuïc.
The twentieth edition of the Barcelona Manga Fair will take over a record 50,000 m² of the Fira de Barcelona venue, 15,000 m² than last year’s 35,000 m². The event will cover the venue’s Hall 1, Hall 2 and Plaza Universo, where the stage will be located. Opening times will also be extended this year and the fair will open its doors to the public at 9:00 a.m. on all four days.
The 20th Barcelona Manga Festival will take place from Thursday the 30th October to Sunday the 2nd of November in Fira Barcelona. This year the festival will extend again his space and his schedules. Already has been confirmed the participation of Kengo Hanazawa and Ken Niiumura, two important authors. Hawazawa is very known by his manga I am a Hero. The Barcelona Manga Festival will have contests of cosplay, karaoke, musical concerts, manga workshops, Japanese ciusine and many other activities about the popular Japanese culture.
32 International Barcelona Comic Con, celebrated from May 15 to May 18, has been a great success. It’ve had 06.000 visitors and 150 exhibitors. The exhibition on the War in the Comic showed more than original pages 550 of authors of different times and countries. Also there were exhibitions on Batman, Wolverine, Popeye or autobiographical graphic novels. The Comic Con have had the participation of important out-standing authors come from The United States, United Kingdom, Canada, France and Italy.