SuBLime, the leading global English-language yaoi manga publisher, returns to North America’s largest dedicated yaoi fan convention – YaoiCon 2016 – taking place September 16th-18th at the Hyatt Regency SFO Hotel in Burlingame, CA. SuBLime will be located in Booth #36 in the Dealer’s Hall. This year SuBLime is honored to welcome the convention’s special guest of honor, Hinako Takanaga, creator of SuBLime’s much-loved series AWKWARD SILENCE.
YaoiCon is a one-of-a-kind 18+ convention for fans of all things yaoi. The annual convention delights attendees with a fun, fan-centric atmosphere and unique programming, which includes the Guest of Honor panel and autograph session, industry and fan panels, and the iconic and not-to-be-missed Bishounen Auction. Additional information is available at: www.yaoicon.com.
Saturday, September 17th 1:00 p.m. SuBLime Industry Panel (Regency A)
Join us for the SuBLime Industry Panel! We’ll have games and prizes as well as updates on new and ongoing series.
During YaoiCon 2016, SuBLime’s booth (#36 in the Dealer’s Hall) will offer a wide array of fan-loved yaoi manga for sale at discounted rates, including volume 5 of Shungiku Nakamura’s THE WORLD’S GREATEST FIRST LOVE, available one month before it’s official release date at YaoiCon only. The just-released series debut of TEN COUNT, and all currently released editions of Guest of Honor Hinako Takanaga’s AWKWARD SILENCE will also be available at the booth. Additional yaoi manga favorites such as LOVE STAGE!! andMIDNIGHT STRANGER, along with many more, will be available for purchase with special convention pricing.
TEN COUNT · By Rihito Takarai Show Special Price: $10
Corporate secretary Shirotani suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder. One day he meets Kurose, a therapist who offers to take him through a ten-step program to cure him of his compulsion. As the two go through each of the ten steps, Shirotani’s attraction to his counselor grows.
AWKWARD SILENCE · By Hinako Takanaga Show Special Price: $9
Satoru is an introvert with a longtime crush on Keigo, a popular boy on the baseball team. But much to his surprise, Keigo comes up to him and asks him out! Satoru is so overcome he can’t respond. Will Satoru be able to get past his shyness, or will he lose his chance with the boy he loves?
LOVE STAGE!! · By Eiki Eiki and Taishi Zaou Show Special Price: $10
Izumi Sena is an average guy born into a family of famous celebrities. A college student and total otaku, he works hard every day with the goal of someday becoming a manga creator.
MIDNIGHT STRANGER · By Bohra Naono Show Special Price: $10
Roi, a black goat spirit, is getting bullied when out of nowhere he’s rescued by the beautiful fire god Xiu. Xiu gives Roi the ability to take human form, and a grateful Roi decides to serve Xiu as his new master.
THE WORLD’S GREATEST FIRST LOVE · By Shungiku Nakamura Show Special Price: $10
When Ritsu Onodera changes jobs, looking for a fresh start, he's not exactly thrilled when his new boss turns out to be his old flame. Ritsu's determined to leave all that in the past—but how can he when his boss is just as determined that they have a future?
Visit SuBLime.com for a complete array of additional yaoi manga titles that are available digitally in a download-to-own format for $5.99 (U.S. / CAN) each and are viewable as a PDF on any enabled eReader device or computer or accessed via the online manga viewer found on the web site.
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