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Established Kyoto Manga and Anime Society and held a commemorative forum on September 7!

KCG Group (The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics, Kyoto Computer Gakuin Etc.), with the support and cooperation of many people in the world, established the “Kyoto Manga and Anime Society” with the main purpose of creating an international Japanese manga and anime human resources network. It was.Coming September 7 (Sat), “Kyoto International Manga and Anime Fair (Kyo Mafu) 2013” (Kyoto University Graduate School of Science, Kyoto Computer) An establishment commemorative forum will be held at the school.

Currently, Japanese manga and anime attracting attention from all over the world are said to have originated from “bird and beast figures caricatures” born in Kyoto during the Heian period.The academic society to be established is based in Kyoto, and comprehensively researches various themes including production technology, human resource education, business strategy, marketing, internationalization, industrial development, regional development, history, and criticism related to manga and anime.・ It is a plan to call for participation and activities as a place to practice and a place for people in many fields to interact.

If you are interested, please join us.

Kyoto Manga and Anime Society Founding Forum

■ Overview

  • Date and time September 7th (Sat) Morning: 10: 15-12: 15, Afternoon: 13: 00-14: 30
  • Venue Kyoto City Kangyokan (Miyako Messe) Morning: 1st Floor Venue Open Stage, Afternoon: Basement 1st Floor Venue Business Zone

■ Recruitment of participants and methods of participation

◇ Manufacturers / artists / creators of manga / anime including researchers from Kyoto International Manga / Anime Fair, researchers / teachers, students / high school students / guardians, etc. Anyone who is interested, interested, or interested can participate.

◇ Participants are recruited in the morning and afternoon sections.Participation is possible, but please apply to each department.Please continue listening to the morning and afternoon parts and parts (1) and (2).

* An entrance ticket for Kyo Mafu is required only for the morning part (1).Other admission is free.
Application form

■ Program (The contents may be partially changed.Please note)

◇ Morning Part Part (1) 10: 15-10: 45 “Kyoto Manga Anime Association Declaration Establishment / Japan Manga / Anime Human Resource Network Vision Announced from Kyoto to the World”

(1) Greetings from the Kyoto Manga and Anime Society Establishment Memorial Forum

  • Congratulations: Mayor of Kyoto
  • Opening remarks: The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics, Kyoto Computer Gakuin representative

(2) Declaration of Kyoto Manga Anime Association

  • Announcement: The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics, Kyoto Computer Gakuin Representative
  • Proverb: Kyoto Mayor
  • Congratulatory Message: Mr. Rikio Yoshida, Vice President of the Japan Video Association and Executive Officer, Toms Entertainment Inc.

◇ Morning Part Part (2) 11: 00-12: 15 Panel Discussion “Kyoto Responds to the Japanese Manga / Anime Human Resource Network That the World Wants”

  • Coordinator: Mr. Hiromichi Masuda (Japan Video Association Human Resources Development Working Chair)
  • Panelists: Representative of Kyoto University of Information Studies, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, President Tezuka Production Takayuki Matsutani, Cork President Shinpei Sadojima, and others.

◇ Afternoon Part (1) 13: 00-13: 45 Career guidance for high school students, students, and parents “Career guidance for those interested in the anime industry”

  • Lecturer Hiromichi Masuda (Japan Video Association Human Resources Development Working Chair)

◇ Afternoon part (2) 13: 45-14: 30 Report seminar for high school students / students / guardians from the production site of animation work “The latest production site and human resources”

  • Announcement: Studio Color Takashi Nakamura, Yuyasu Ishida
  • Coordinator: Mr. Yuichiro Oguro (Anime Style Editor)
  • Planning Cooperation: Studio Color Digital Department Producer Shuichi Juko