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.