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Taipei comics festival draws over 400,000 visitors

  • CNA
  • 2014-02-09
  • 16:55 (GMT+8)
Visitors flock to buy comics and products during the Taipei International Comics and Animation Festival. (Photo/Fang Chun-che)

Visitors flock to buy comics and products during the Taipei International Comics and Animation Festival. (Photo/Fang Chun-che)

The Taipei International Comics and Animation Festival closed on Saturday after drawing a higher attendance and posting stronger sales than last year.

The show attracted 409,000 visitors and generated around NT$180 million (US$5.9 million) in revenues over its four days, up from last year's NT$130 million (US$4.3 million), according to the show's organizer, the Taipei-based Chinese Animation and Comic Publishers Association.

Close to 50 exhibitors took part in the Feb. 5-8 festival.

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