Makoto Tateno: 2015 Guest of Honor

Makoto Tateno, an extremely prolific mangaka, debuted in 1986 with a short story in Hana to Yume magazine. She writes primarily yaoi and shoujo titles, including her well-known works Yellow, Happy Boys, and Blue Sheep Reverie. She regards her influences as Go Nagai and Osamu Tezuka. An Aries with blood type A and born in Toyama Prefecture, Japan, Makoto Tateno also writes under the penname 'Tango Shinjuku'. Her recently-translated work includes A Murmur of the Heart, available from Juné Manga.
Congratulations to Our Mascot Contest Winner!

We've found our 2015 mascots, the Wild Wolf Knight and the Crybaby Rabbit Prince! These lovely mascots were created by Martha ASAHI; you can find more of her great work at at her official website:

Also, if you haven't noticed, registration is now open! Please be aware that this year, we are capping total registration at 2500 weekend badges so don't forget to register before they're gone!