Comic Market 72 Hoping to Attract 500,000 Visitors

Mainichi Daily News has published an article on Comiket 72, which is taking place from the 17th through the 19th at the Tokyo Big Sight:

About 36,000 organizations will put cartoons, novels, music and game software programs on sale at Comic Market. [...] The fair proved popular and soon expanded. It began being held at Tokyo Big Sight in the summer of 1996. It is now held every summer and winter and hopes to attract 500,000 visitors.