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Int'l animation festival opens in Hangzhou

Time:2019-04-30   Source:chinadaily.com.cn


A 2-year-old girl wears an ancient Chinese-style skirt to accompany her comics fan mother to the 15th China International Cartoon & Animation Festival. [Photo by Xu Fan/China Daily]

The 15th China International Cartoon & Animation Festival kicked off Tuesday in Hangzhou, capital city of Zhejiang province.

The annual event, which will run until May 5, has drawn companies and organizations from 86 countries and regions, including some industry giants such as Disney, Japan's largest toy maker Bandai, South Korea's popular comics service Webtoon, and US video game publisher Blizzard Entertainment.

A sector to recognize excellent animation and cartoon works has received 1,198 works from 21 countries and regions, including Russia, the United States and France.


A 1987-born mother, also a diehard fan of comics, brings her five-year-old daughter to the 15th China Cartoon & Animation Festival. [Photo by Xu Fan/China Daily]


Fans dress up like their favorite characters in the popular computer game Ni Shui Han, a martial arts epic. [Photo by Xu Fan/China Daily]


Two young women wrapping up costumes of the protagonists of Huyao Xiaohongniang (Fox Matchmaker), a popular animated series available on Tencent’s animation and cartoon site, the largest in China. [Photo by Xu Fan/China Daily]


Aero, one of Marvel’s first two Chinese superhero comic series, is displayed at the 15th China International Cartoon & Animation Festival in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. [Photo by Xu Fan/China Daily]


Marvel's exhibition displays a number of its iconic works.[Photo by Xu Fan/China Daily]