13 years ago, he was a young investigator specializing in Architecture. He was a research associate of Mie University, a national university in Japan. The directory of university researchers by JSPS then included his name. JSPS is Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, a juridical person having a special status over which the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture has jurisdiction. Japanese researchers are highly honored by being given a fund by JSPS.
At present in Comike. His fan clubs will sell the Doujinshi books of parodies on his mystery stories there. He is at present an associate professor of a certain national university. On the other hand, his mystery stories are popular at Comike.
Comike is already near at hand. Comic Market 52 is scheduled to be held at Tokyo Big Sight in Ariake, Tokyo from 08/15/97 till 08/17/97. It is said that 30,000 circles will sell Doujinshi books and 100,000 fans will buy them there.
In the Comike, Video game fan clubs will sell Doujinshi books at 08/15/97 and Pornography Doujinshi books for adult males will be sold at 08/17/97.
A lot of 20-year-old lean short women and 30-year-old fat tall men will go there. They will stand in a line for a long time to be admitted into the free market.
How to go to Ariake. You have no problems going there if you stay in Narita (Chiba prefecture) or Makuhari (Chiba city) or Maihama (Urayasu city). You may use Keiyo Line of JR Higashi-Nihon. You will reach the Big Sight when you change trains at Shin Kiba Station of Keiyo Line of JR Higashi-Nihon, get on at Shin Kiba Station of Tokyo Rinkai Kousoku Railway, get off at Kokusai Tenjijou Station and walk several minutes.
However most of Comike-fans still remember a careless countermove by staff of the Tokyo Rinkai Kousoku Railway in the last year Comike.
That you stay in Haneda or Shiba (Tokyo) will become a subject of discussion. When you come to Japan, most of the airplanes must go to Narita Airport. But if your airplane go to Haneda Airport, you will stay in Haneda or Shiba. The noble staff of your hotel there will say slowly, "Please get on at Shimbashi Station of Yurikamome." It is very foxy. You hear slow and steady wins the race. However, perhaps you must wait for the train for a long time at Shimbashi Station.
Thus the day will end.
By the way, Ms Megumi Hayashibara is scheduled to give addresses in the stage on Cinema-type Slayers in Osaka and Nagoya in 08/17/97. Megumi Hayashibara begins to propose her opinions on the society in public as I wrote here. While otaku Slayers-fans go to Comike in Tokyo, she will go the round of movie theaters.
Doujinshi readers in Osaka may give up joining Comike and go to the competitive interparty speech meeting by Ms Hayashibara because Doujinshi books are sold at large-scale book stores in Osaka. (Shinshindo at Shinsai-bashi, Osaka, shares a fourth of its salesroom of a floor to sell Doujinshi books.)
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