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Shanghai’s China Pavilion is hosting a new show: China International Comics and Games Expo
The seventh China International Comics and Games Expo (CCG Expo), China’s only large-scale animation and Internet gaming show, opens to the public today at China Pavilion in Shanghai.
According to ICS, more than 280 exhibitors are participating in this year’s exposition, a 50 percent increase on 2010. This year’s exhibitors include the Chinese animation and gaming industry’s big names such as Disney, Tencent and Shengda.
The longest-running gaming show in China, CCG Expo is spread over 27,000 square meters. The exhibits are divided into 10 main categories, including Internet online games, computer desktop games, comic books and entertainment machines.
Die-hard Shanghai comic fans started talking about the show more than a month ago. The main attractions are the National Cosplay competition, Cosplay stage show and the screening of several Japanese anime films, including “Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below.”
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CCG Expo, July 7-11, China Pavilion, 2011上海世博会中国馆, admission: RMB 50 (weekday), RMB 70 (weekend), ticketing hotline: + 86 21 400 610 3721, www.intl-cg.com