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Japan Expo 2017

Discover manga, martial arts, music, video games and much more at Japan Expo at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre from July 6-9 2017

By Time Out editors

When? July 6-9 2017
What? Huge, popular celebration of Japanese culture just outside the city centre.
Where? Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre

The ever-popular Japan Expo returns to Paris from July 6-9 2017 for another fascinating show and tell of Japanese culture. Connoisseurs will be excited to meet big name manga artists, animators and more at the signings and panels, while anyone can enjoy the martial arts shows and workshops, video game demos, folk culture displays, live music, Cosplay and much more.

A one day ticket is just €12, so it’s worth the trip just for a browse of the Japan Expo stalls. You could pick up your new favourite comic, some cool fashion, or just enjoy the people-watching – lots of fans will be there in costume.

For more information and to book tickets (€12-€150), click here.

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