PLAY! Hong Kong Comix Touring Exhibition: Talk 4
27/01/2018
Exhibition Venue, 2/F, Comix Home Base
27/01 3pm - 4pm
Internet as a distribution medium has brought about pivotal changes to comics publication. But exactly what kinds of changes have been brought by the Internet? What are the elements that brought about such transitions, affecting the trends of comics publication? In this sharing session, Director and Senior Research Fellow of Kadokawa ASCII Research Laboratories Inc., Satoshi Endo, will share insights gained from his own research. Let’s review the development of Japanese online comics and chart its forthcoming trends!

Satoshi Endo is the Director and Senior Research Fellow at Kadokawa ASCII Research Laboratories, Inc., Tokyo, Japan. An expert on the computer and IT field, he conducts consulting and contributes to webmedia, periodicals, newspapers, newspapers, and appears on TV as a commentator. The former editor-in-chief of Monthly ASCII, Japan’s leading IT magazine in 1990 – 2002. He also established subculture magazine Tokyo Otona Club in 1983. The word ‘otaku’, symbol of Japanese pop culture, originated from the magazine and settled ubiquitously since then.
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Date: 27/1/2018 (Sat)
Time: 3pm-4pm
Venue: Exhibition Venue, 2/F, Comix Home Base
Speaker: Satoshi ENDO (Director, Senior Research Fellow, Kadokawa ASCII Research Laboratories Inc., Japan)
Language: Japanese, Cantonese Simultaneous Interpretation
Online Registration: Online registration required, first-come, first-served.

Free Admission.

Presenter: Hong Kong Arts Centre, Comix Home Base
Sponsor: Create Hong Kong of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Supporters: Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Tokyo, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in London, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Brussels
In Association with: Hong Kong Comics & Animation Federation, Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Association, Brussels Comic Strip Festival, Helsinki Comics Festival, Belgium Hong Kong Society,
Special Thanks to: Dorsett Hospitality International, AGORA Hospitality Group

PLAY! Hong Kong Comix Touring Exhibition is an accredited event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Disclaimer for the Hong Kong stop of PLAY! Hong Kong Comix Touring Exhibition: The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region provides funding support to the project only, and does not otherwise take part in the project. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials/events (or by members of the project team) are those of the project organizers only and do not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Communications and Creative Industries Branch of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, Create Hong Kong, the CreateSmart Initiative Secretariat or the CreateSmart Initiative Vetting Committee.
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