What’s Comic Con

What’s Comic Con

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What’s Comic Con?

Starting out as Golden State Comic Book Convention in 1970, it was first organized by Shel Dorf and a group of San Diegans. Today, Comic Con is an event encompassing technology and pop culture. The San Diego Comic-Con (U.S.) is a huge annual event in early July, attracting more than 130,000 visitors by showcasing large range of elements; comics, animation, games, and movies. Nowadays, comic conventions are big business with a huge public attention, holding recurring shows not only in American cities, but with its franchised events held in France, the United Kingdom., and Taiwan.

What’s Tokyo Comic Con?

Stan Lee - the father of the pop culture - created Spider-man, IronMan, the X-Men, and many other fictional characters, who was also an executive vice president and an chief editor of Marvel Comics - and, Steve Wozniak, called "the king of technology” is a co-founder of the Apple Computer Inc. - “The two of us hit it off so well we wanted to work together on something, anything, anytime we could be together,” – this pair founded Tokyo Comic Convention.

The Comic Con that fuses the latest technology and the best pop culture was initially held in Silicon Valley where Woz lives.
With Woz's intention to make Comic Con a truly global festival, he decided to hold it in Tokyo, saying, "If that is the case, Japan must be involved."
In December 2016, "Tokyo Comic Con 2016" was realized, and ended with great success.

Tokyo Comic Convention - is a companion to "Silicon Valley Comic Convention", is based on the American style, also as a festival of the latest technology with the best pop culture - it stands out from normal existing pop culture events, Tokyo Comic Convention has been innovating and growing for the latest entertainments.
This festival is stimulating intellectual curiosity for all generations.

Tokyo Comic Convention 2022 contents to more deeply involve the fans and evolve its offerings - stay tuned for them!

Tokyo Comic Con Broad Member


Permanent Honorary AmbassadorStan Lee


Shareholders of Tokyo Comic Convention Co., Ltd.
Honorary Advisor
Stephen Wozniak