Salón de Manga de Barcelona XIV occurred in Spain

The 14th Salón de Manga de Barcelona took place in Spain between October 30th – November 2th. The event featured a variety of activities such as expositions, anime, and magazines, the Spanish section of the World Cosplay Summit, and other competitions.

Artists from the Japan's entertainment industry also appeared at the event: Kaiji Kawaguchi, (Eagle's mangaka), Yoshikazu Yasuhiko (Gundam: The Origin), Junko Mizuno (Cinderalla), art director Ian Lovett (the games Fable II). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Japan Foundation invited Takamasa Sakurai and Michihiko Suwa as well.

The pair that would represent Spain in the upcoming World Cosplay Summit 2009 was also announced: Laura Fernández and Bereniç Serrano. They cosplayed as Oscar François de Jarjayes and Marie Antoniette form Rose of Versailles (Berusaiyu no Bara).

More information can be found on the official site, which is in Spanish. "The Salón de Manga of Barcelona" is one of the most well-known anime conventions in the world.

Source: Papo de Budega

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Salón del Manga

In fact, it was the 14th edition of Salón del Manga in Barcelona, not the 13th.
You can verify the number in the event page, and can see the number of the edition in roman's number.


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