List of annual Japanese game/anime/manga conventions

February 

Tokaigi  (@Makuhari Messe or sometimes Ginza *please check)  http://tokaigi.jp/2017/en/ In 2017 it was held on February 11th + 12th.

Tokyo Game Music Show – (@ ? ) http://www.88nite.com/tgms2017/
In 2017 it was held on February 25th. TGMS Twitter = https://twitter.com/TGMS_PR

March

Anime Japan  (@Big Sight): https://www.anime-japan.jp/en/ Tickets are usually available until mid-February. Tends to be held around March 23rd, Thurs-Sunday. 

Haneda Anime Music Festival (@TIAT SKY HALL, Haneda Airport) http://www.haf.tokyo.jp/index_festival.html seemingly various events randomly strewn across March!

April

Niko Niko Chokaigi – (@Makuhari Messe) usually on the last weekend of the month
www.chokaigi.jp

May

Tokyo Sandbox (Includes Tokyo Indie Fest) (@Akiba)
http://www.tokyosandbox.com/
Usually begins around May 10th in Akiba, with Tokyo Indie Fest happening on the Sunday.

Comitia – Usually on the first or second Saturday of May. ONE DAY ONLY!
One day only! https://www.comitia.co.jp/

August 

Comiket Part 1 (夏コミ Natsukomi)  (@Tokyo Big Sight) http://www.comiket.co.jp/index_e.html usually held around August 15th.

September

Tokyo Game Show (@
Usually around September 20th and runs for four days in total. Business days – usually the Thursday and Friday. Public days – the weekend.

http://expo.nikkeibp.co.jp/tgs/2017/exhibition/english/

December

Jump Festa (Shonen Jump festival)  http://www.jumpfesta.com Seems to be held around 17th December.

Comiket Part 2 (冬コミ Fuyukomi) http://www.comiket.co.jp/index_e.html usually held around December 28th.

*** OUTSIDE OF TOKYO ***

May – Bitsummit (@Miyako Messe, Kyoto) usually on 20th May http://bitsummit.org/2017/

September  – Kyomaf (@Miyako Messe, Kyoto) https://japancheapo.com/events/kyoto-international-manga-anime-fair/

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