Great authors of manga and anime in the Salón del Manga de Barcelona

 -  28/10/2016 - 337 visits

The organizers confirmed the participation of many important guests in the Salón, such as the authors of the Pokemon manga, Hidenori Kusaka and Satoshi Yamamoto, and the creators of the anime feature film One Piece Gold, Hiroaki Miyamoto, Hiroyuki Sakurada and Masayuki Sato.

Other remarkable names are Junji Ito, best known as the "master of terror", or Toshio Maeda, one of the most thought-provoking authors in Japan.

The Salón will also have the presence of the anime director Yoshimichi Tamura, in charge of Dofus - Livre 1: Julith, among other Disney and Dreamworks features.

A larger place for japanese culture and cuisine in the salon

 -  28/10/2016 - 247 visits

Palace 1 will be devoted to Japanese cuisine, with Japanese restaurants, cooking workshop and an exhibition about Wagashi, Japanese pastry-making.

The XXII Salón del Manga de Barcelona is the largest in its trajectory

 -  24/10/2016 - 2285 visits

The XXII Salón del Manga de Barcelona presented its newest developments in a press conference held on October 24; journalists from the most important media took part in this event. The Salón will take place from Saturday, October 29, till Tuesday, November 1, in the premises of Fira Barcelona Montjuïc. The event will take up Palaces 1, 2, 4, 5 and Univers Square, with a large covered stage. For the fifth year in a row, the Salón will increase the exhibition area to 70,000 square meters, as well as the amount of activities and exhibitors.

Great stage with japanese rock stars and renowned cosplayers

 -  23/10/2016 - 5018 visits

The large covered stage located in Univers Square will be the location for the cosplay competition, the Anime Song Contest, traditional Asian dance shows and musical performances. Among the cosplayers that we'll be able to enjoy are the Mexican cosplay pair TWIN Cosplay, winners of the 2015 World Cosplay Summit; Rian CYD and Frea Mai, winners in 2016; or Rinaca and Sørine Cosplay.

The musical offer includes the well-known all-female Japanese band Band-Maid and the Brazilians Gaijin Sentai.

YO-KAI WATCH, central character in the salon del manga de Barcelona

 -  22/10/2016 - 1198 visits

The YO-KAI WATCH and Pokemon franchises will have a special place in the XXII Salón del Manga de Barcelona. They'll both be main attractions in the Nintendo –official sponsor of the Salón– 3.500-square meters videogaming area, and will also have their own exhibitions.

The presentation of the XXII Salón del Manga de Barcelona echoes powerfully in the media

 -  07/07/2016 - 4331 visits

The presentation of the XXII Salón del Manga de Barcelona before numerous media was attended by the studies coordinator of Escuela Joso, Centro de Cómic y Artes Visuales, Josep Maria Polls; Nintendo 3DS' Product Manager, Manuel Curdi; the director of the Salón del Manga de Barcelona, Carles Santamaria; the deputy director of Fundación Japón in Spain, Keiko Ozaki; and the acting consul general of Japan in Barcelona, Akiko Sagano.

Banana Yoshimoto will take part in the XXII Salón del Manga de Barcelona

Banana Yoshimoto will take part in the XXII Salón del Manga de Barcelona - © Fumiya Sawa
© Fumiya Sawa
 -  04/07/2016 - 5614 visits

Japanese literature will be paramount in the XXII Salón del Manga de Barcelona, with a broad activity schedule. Proof of this is the confirmation that the renowned author Banana Yoshimoto, who has published her works in more than 30 countries –Spain among them–, will take part in the event, thanks to the collaboration of Fundación Japón.

The renowned Japanese author Mitsuyo Kakuta will take part in the Salón del Manga de Barcelona

The renowned Japanese author Mitsuyo Kakuta will take part in the Salón del Manga de Barcelona - (c) Hisaaki Mihara
(c) Hisaaki Mihara
 -  23/06/2016 - 2801 visits

One of the central themes of this XXII Salón del Manga de Barcelona will be Japanese literature. The show will have the Japanese author Mitsuyo Kakuta (Yokohama, Japan, 1967) as a guest. Ms. Kakuta is one of the most well-known Japanese writers, and has written more than fifty novels, story collections and essays.

Shortcut to

Previous editions

C/. Palau, 4 - 08002 Barcelona (Spain)

© 2006 - 2017 FICOMIC
Other fairs

Social networks
This website uses its own and third party cookies to offer better browsing. By browsing in it the user agrees to the way we use cookies. Users can prevent cookies from being generated and erase them by using the options on their browser. Blocking cookies may mean that some of this website’s services and options do not work properly.

Cookies are small pieces of data that websites send to browsers and which are stored in users’ devices: computers, mobile telephones, tablets, and so on. Their purpose is to improve the experience of using the website, as these archives make it possible for the website to remember information about the user’s visits, such as preferred options or language. In this way the website personalizes its content and becomes more agile and useful for the user.

By browsing this website users agree to cookies being installed in their equipment that enable us to find out the following information:

Types of cookies

This website uses session, or temporary, cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies merely keep data while the user is visiting the website. Persistent cookies store the data on the device’s hard drive so that it will be accessible in more than one session.

Depending on the type of data obtained the website can use technical cookies.

These allow users to browse the webpage and use the different options or services it contains. For example, controlling data traffic and communication, identifying the session, entering restricted access areas, requesting enrolment or participation in an event, using security features while browsing and storing content.

Personalization cookies.

These allow users to access the website with some general characteristics that are either already predefined in their hard drive or defined by the user. For example, the language, the type of browser used to access the website, the chosen content design, the geo-location of the device or the regional configuration from where access takes place.

Statistical analysis cookies

These make it possible to monitor and analyse the behaviour of visitors to the website. The information gathered is used to measure a website’s activity and to produce users’ browsing history, making it possible to improve the service.

Third party cookies

Third party cookies that manage and improve the services offered can also be installed. For example, statistics services like Google Analytics.

Managing the cookies in my browser

Users can allow, block or erase the cookies installed in their device by configuring the browsing options.

If the use of cookies in the browser is blocked, some services or functions of the webpage may not be available