World’s Record Convention Lines?

How big is Comiket, the semiannual Tokyo comic book fair? So big that you could slice it into three San Diego Comic-Cons and have enough fans left over for two Dragon*Cons. In short, attendance typically exceeds half a million.

And it has long lines! Lines that start forming in the middle of the night. Check out this time-lapse video of the plaza where people waited to get into the December 2011 Comiket. (Note: The sun doesn’t rise until 1:27. The lines begin to move at 2:05.)

[Thanks to Andrew Porter for the story.]

2 thoughts on “World’s Record Convention Lines?

  1. Quick, we have to do something to make the *Worldcon* this big, or we’ll lose Eric Scalzi!

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