Hour Long Comiket Trailer Released

It’s time again for Comiket! Doujin circle Edelweiss has uploaded over an hour of doujin game trailers from the 90th Comic Market convention.

Founded in 1975, Comic Market, also known as Comiket, is a twice yearly convention where doujin creators gather to show off their new works. The Japanese doujin scene is similar to the Western indie scene, however doujin creators consider themselves hobbyist more than anything else. The convention started as a space where independent Manga creators can gather to share their work and communicate with fans and each other. As a result, the convention’s presence has fostered a bevy of independently produced content all throughout Japan. The first Comiket was attended by 700 people and 32 publishers. The number has since skyrocketed to 35,000 content creators and 590,000 general attendees. The 90th Comiket will be held on August 12th to the 14th in Tokyo. There’s an English version of the convention catalog here. The catalog explains some more about the history of Comiket.

comiket 1

Before the convention takes place a trailer collection is released, featuring all the games that will be available at the event. Thankfully for us, Edelweiss has uploaded the trailer to Youtube. Edelweiss itself is a doujin circle responsible for the game Astebreed. The trailer runs the gamut from creepy visual novels to old school style platformers. Additionally, there are plenty of Touhou fan games sprinkled throughout.

There are obvious language and location barriers to playing these games for a lot of us. However, some of these games will most likely be ported to Steam. Some recent examples of localization are Battle Crust and the upcoming Magical x Spiral, published by AGM Playism and Sekai Project respectively. So, hopefully, some platformers and a couple of cool visual novels will be picked up and featured on Steam in the near future.

Let us know which games you found the most promising! You can find a breakdown of all the trailers here.

Share this article:

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on tumblr
Tumblr
Share on email
Email
Share on whatsapp
WhatsApp

Recent Posts

H3Pro Hybrid Gaming News

EPOS H3 Pro Hybrid – New Colors and New Features

An amazing headset just got better

Gaming News

Infinite Album Adds Customization to Your Background Music

As more and more people get into streaming, problems with finding the right music for every mood grows. Add on top of that, finding decent music that can be streamed …

Gaming News

A Different Take on Tower Defense – Hostile Mars | PAX East 2022

While browsing the PAX East show floor, Hostile Mars caught our eye right away. At first glance, it reminded us of No Man Sky but with a lot more combat. …

AmazeVR Gaming News

AmazeVR and Meg Thee Stallion Enter The Hottieverse | SXSW

VR is finally getting to the point where it makes sense for more users to have it in their homes. There are a ton of uses for the various headsets …

hro.gg Gaming News

Hro X DC Create Hybrid NFTs | SXSW

During SXSW 2022 Warner Media had a few activations spread around the city. You could just hang out at some, create unique wearables at others and experience the world of …

Halo SXSW Panel Gaming News

Paramount Plus’ Halo Series Takes Viewers on a Wild Ride | SXSW

One of the screenings that were on the top of our list for SXSW 2022 was the screening of the first episode of the Paramount Halo Series. I will hold …