Kyoto is well-known for temples, geisha and other pieces of Japan’s past. This weekend, though, the city will be abuzz with the country’s present treasured artifacts.

The annual Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair (also known as KYOMAF) will be held Sept. 7 and 8 at various venues in the city, including the Kyoto International Manga Museum and Miyako Messe. The aim of the event is primarily business: Organizers hope young animators will be able to find companies to work for.

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