The World of Anime in Kyoto International Manga and Anime Fair!

















Kyoto International Manga and Anime Fair is West Japan’s largest manga and anime comprehensive trade fair. There is a booth commercial featuring new or popular work, here is also a talk event, live performance by voice actors and anime song singers. The event is also called “Kyo-maf”.






Event Schedule



Upcoming event: Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2015

Date: September, 19 (Sat) ~ 20 (Sun), 2016


Venue: Miyako Messe

Time: 10:00~17:00 (Admission until 30 minutes before the event end)


Venue: Kyoto International Manga Museum

Time: 10:00~18:00 (Admission until 30 minutes before the event end)






How to Purchase the Ticket


Miyako Messe Venue: JPY 1200

Elementary School Student and below (need to be accompanied by guardian), foreigners (need to show passport): Free


Kyoto International Manga Museum Venue:

(Adult: JPY800, Teenager: JPY 300, Elementary School student: JPY100) (English Ticket Page)







How to Enjoy


Isn’t it strange for to hold anime event in September?

As new anime in Japan start broadcasting from October, holding the event in September is not strange. Moreover, the event is also popular as a showcase stage for introducing new anime. Furthermore, as September is Kyoto’s tourism season, this event could be added to the travel itinerary.


Try to Anime Character’s Diet

Here in Character Food Zone, you can enjoy foods and drinks featured in the manga or anime that could not be found elsewhere. Moreover, it is also use a resting area.


Unique Anime Experience at Kyoto

At the Official Goods corner, limited edition goods (original fans, wrapping clothes, blotting paper, etc.) from the collaboration of Kyoto long-established companies and the anime creator are sold. In the traditional craft experience corner, visitors can make their own original anime character illustrated beverage coaster. Here, visitors can experience the fusion of Kyoto’s tradition culture and the new anime culture.


Kyoto Okazaki Halle Stage

Kyoto Okazaki Halle Stage is held on the same days with Kyoto-mafu at Heian Shrine, which is near to Kyoto-mafu’s venue. The event feature many performances, projection mapping, etc.


Best time to go

Though the venue entrance time is from 9:00, but people start lining up since 7:00. Popular goods are usually sold out 30 minutes after the hall is opened (around 9:30); so if you have any particular goods that you really want, please come to early.









Venue: Miyako Messe, Heian Shrine

From Tozai Line Subway “Higashiyama Station” (Walk 8 mins.) (English Web Page)


Venue: Kyoto International Museum

From Karasuma Line Subway or Tozai Line “Karasuma Oike Station” (Walk 2 mins) (English Web Page)







Cautionary Notes


Lining up prior to Admission

The waiting line is expected to be form from one to two hours before the hall is open. Since the waiting line is outdoor, so please take preventive measure against the heat and rain, as well as bring things that will help kill time.








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