The Taipei International Comics and Animation Festival kicks off today, featuring graphic artists, authors, voice actors and animation producers from Taiwan, Japan and South Korea.

A total of 47 artists, authors, actors and producers will participate in 40 book signings and other activities at the festival.

Among them are Marina Inoue, a Japanese voice actress in the popular manga-turned-anime series “Attack on Titan,”, and actress Chie Nakamura, known for her work in the “Naruto” series.

Taiwan artists who will be present include “light novelists” Yu Wo, and award-winning comic artists Chang Sheng and Ya Shen.

One South Korean artist, illustrator CUTEG, will also greet fans at the festival.

The festival, now in its third year, will run until Feb. 15th at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall.


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