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Musashino City, where people who love anime and manga gather and live Anime-no-Manga-no-Musashino 2023" held


The "Anime-no-Manga-no-Musashino" project, which started in fiscal year 2022 in Musashino City, a town where numerous anime and manga have been produced, has been very well received.

This year, the Musashino Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Chairman: Isamu Takahashi) and Musashino City Tourism Organization (President: Hideo Inagaki) will continue the project in cooperation with Musashino City and local animation production companies, manga artists, and creators, and from September 2023, information and events related to manga and anime will be held.

We will aim to further promote tourism and revitalize the local economy by exhibiting at festivals held in the city, holding the "Animan Festival" event in the Musashisakai area, and cooperating in the operation of social gatherings for people involved in animation and manga in the city.

As in the previous year, business collaboration utilizing the content industry is positioned as a priority project in Musashino City's industrial promotion plan, and will be implemented jointly by economic organizations and tourism promotion organizations with the cooperation of the government.

(*) The character for "high" is officially written as "ladder high.

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Official X (former Twitter): @kouhouaniman634

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<Project Outline

Implementation details

(1) Continued use of the main visual/project logo/official PR original character

(2) Continued and new use of the official website, official X (formerly Twitter), and various SNS to disseminate information

(3) Exhibit a booth at the Mitaka Station North Exit Autumn Festival

(4) Holding "Animan Salon," an exchange meeting for anime and manga related people and general companies/organizations based in Musashino City

(5) Animation screening + talk live event "Animan Festival

Main visual created by: Hisashi Eguchi (manga artist, illustrator)

Born in Kumamoto Prefecture, based in Kichijoji, Musashino City since 1981, Eguchi made his debut in Weekly Shonen Jump in 1977. His representative works are "Susume! Pirates" and "Stop! Hibari-kun! Age, etc. Since the 1990s, he has also established a reputation as an illustrator.

Main Visual

HP and SNS

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Official X (former Twitter): @kouhouaniman634

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Booth exhibit at Mitaka Station North Exit Autumn Festival

Production I.G., an animation production company headquartered at the north exit of Mitaka Station, will have a booth at the festival to be held at the north exit of Mitaka Station on September 16(Sat.) and 17(Sun.), 2012. The booth will feature a life-size model of Tachikoma, the multi-legged thinking tank from the popular animation "Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045" produced by Production I.G.

(C) Masamune Shirow, Production I.G/Kodansha, Ghost in the Shell 2045 Production Committee

<Production I.G Inc.

An animation production company established in 1987. In addition to the "Ghost in the Shell" series, the company has also produced the "PSYCHO-PASS Psycho-Pass" series, "HIQUE! series, and "Kuroko no Basket" series. His latest film, "Mr. Concierge at the Arctic Department Store" will be released in theaters on Friday, October 20, and "Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045, the Last Human" on Thursday, November 23 (national holiday).

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■Animan Salon (*Scheduled for late November; invitation only / not open to the public)

We will hold "Animan Salon," an exchange meeting between anime and manga related people and general companies/organizations based in Musashino City, to share the future prospects of this project with participants, and at the same time, disseminate information widely to the public through the official website, official X (formerly Twitter), and other media.

Animan Festival "J.C.STAFF History Anime Screening & Talk Live" (tentative)

J.C. STAFF Corporation, an animation production company headquartered in Musashi Sakai, will hold a screening of animation works and a talk live by related persons. The event will feature a number of masterpieces produced by the company, including the first HD remastered screening of "Yotoden the Movie".

(C) Flying Dog

Date (tentative): Sunday, February 11, 2024

Venue :Swing Hall (free admission), 2-minute walk from Musashi Sakai Station on JR Chuo Line and Seibu Tamagawa River

Other details will be announced on the official website at a later date.

<J.C. Staff Co.

Ltd. was established in 1986 in Mitaka City, Tokyo by Tomoyuki Miyata, a producer for Tatsunoko Productions and Kitty Film, as an animation production company focusing on OVA. The company later moved to the Swing Building in front of Musashi Sakai Station, where it began with the early OVA hit "Yotoden" and came into the limelight with the TV series "Revolutionary Girl Utena" in its 10th year of operation.

The company has employed a full-time employee system since its inception and currently has 185 full-time employees. The company has established an integrated production system from the production department to the drawing, art, finishing, CG, and photography departments, and has since produced "Bakuman. Bakuman," "Shokugeki no Soma," "Toaru Series," "Danmachi Series," etc., and has continued to work on a succession of high-profile productions.

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Organizer: Anime-no-Manganomusashino Executive Committee

   (Musashino Chamber of Commerce and Industry / Musashino City Tourism Organization)

Cooperation: Musashino City, Musashino City Development Corporation, Musashino City Federation of Shopping Associations,

   Kichijoji Revitalization Council, Mitaka Station North Exit Shopping Association, Musashisakai Shopping Association,

   J:COM Tokyo Musashino-Mitaka Bureau, FM Musashino, Inc.

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