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Saturday, 1 March 2014
Main article: Dōjinshi
Dōjinshi, produced by small publishers outside of the mainstream commercial market, resemble in their publishing small-pressindependently published comic booksin the United States. Comiket, the largest comic book conventionin the world with around 500,000 visitors gathering over three days, is devoted todōjinshi. While they most often contain original stories, many are parodies of or include charactersfrom popular manga and anime series. Somedōjinshicontinue with a series' story or write an entirely new one using its characters, much like fan fiction. In 2007,dōjinshisold for 27.73 billion yen (245 million USD). [ 46 ]In 2006 they represented about a tenth of manga books and magazines sales.