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One stop destination for anything that concerns Manga is the publishing house  TOKYOPOP.

Founded originally in 1997 as Mixx, its an Entertainment brand which distributes and publishes Manga in Japanese, English and German.
It was restructured as TOKYOPOP in 2008.

Tokyopop boasts of a varied list of Manga titles like Fruit Basket, Hetalia, Chibi Vampire, Loveless, World of WarCraft, Gothic & Lolita Bible , to name a few.


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Comiket or Comic Market, is the world’s largest self published Comic book fair and takes places bi-anually in Tokyo, Japan.

It is held once in August(the Summer Komike) and once in December (Winter Komike).

NastuComi (Summer Comiket) is three days long, and usually is held during the weekend around Aug 15. FuyuComi(Winter Comiket) is two to three days long and usually is held between Dec 28 and 31.

The next Comiket, will be held on August 12, 13, 14 2011.

You can find Doujinshi, selfpublished by Anime and Manga fans. Comiket was one of the first regular established festivals in Japan.