Sponsors & Partners

Doujin Market is made possible thanks to the generosity of our partners, sponsors and exhibitors.


In support of youth arts participation:

Doujin Market is graciously supported by Noise Singapore, an initiative of the National Arts Council that encourages young people in Singapore to express, develop and showcase their creativity.

We are grateful for their patronage again this year.

Website: http://www.noisesingapore.com


Game Convention Partner:

GameStart Asia is the largest gaming event in Singapore and attracts visitors from around Southeast Asia.

For one weekend, gamers come together to check out game showcases and previews, esports tournaments, indie games, retro gaming, cosplay and more!

GameStart 2018 will be held on 13 & 14 October 2018 and will once again be collaborating with Doujin Market.

GameStart will be launching a mascot redesign contest for Alyse at Doujin Market 2018. Themed ‘Fire and Ice’, artists are encouraged to draw inspiration from fantasy in their designs.

Winners will receive cash prizes, VIP tickets and a chance to booth at Gamestart 2018.

Website: https://gamestart.asia/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GameStart.Asia/


 Digital Solutions Partner:

 

As the world’s leader in pen tablets, interactive pen displays and digital interface technologies, Wacom brings people and technology closer together through natural, intuitive interface solutions.

Website: https://www.wacom.com/


 Art Wall Patron:

 

For over 70 years, Pentel has supplied the world with the highest quality products. We are a leader in innovation with a commitment to excellence. Pentel is the only writing instrument company to receive the Deming Award for recognition of the highest standard of quality.

We are as committed to quality products as we are to education and worthwhile causes.

Website: https://www.pentel.com.sg/


Arts Education Partner:

 

Founded in 2003, 3dsense Media School is a pioneering digital arts school in Asia, preparing students for careers in the media and entertainment industry for over 15 years.

We focus on providing industry-based training for Visual Effects, Animation, Motion Design and Illustration.

Graduates from our school have been gainfully employed in many of the biggest media and entertainment studios globally, such as Lucasfilm, Industrial Light & Magic, Framestore, Bandai Namco, Ubisoft, MPC, Koei, Double Negative and many more.

Website: http://www.3dsense.net


Featured Artist:

 

Born and bred in Hong Kong, the multifaceted Stanley wears different hats as an illustrator, designer, concept artist, creative director and co-founder of Imaginary Friends Studios — a world acclaimed digital art studio that produces high quality artworks for the likes of Capcom, DC Comics, Marvel Comics and other giants in the entertainment and gaming industry.

This Doujin Market 2018, he will be presenting a 2-hour session on ‘Building Your Fanbase and Finding Your Style’ and holding portfolio reviews during the event.

Limited edition prints of his depiction of the Doujin Market mascot Doujima Haru will also be available for purchase at the organiser booth while stocks last.

Website: http://artgerm.com/


Exhibiting Gallery:

Founded in 2014, InkInk Collectibles is an independent creative collective/art gallery based in Singapore. InkInk Collectibles aims to bridge the gap between international comic book artists and their fans by bringing these artists and their works to Asia.

This year InkInk Collectibles will be collaborating with our artist to bring you InkInk Collectibles’ first mascot, designed and created by Muju Monster, Inka.

Inka embodies the oriental and western style that InkInk Collectibles represents.

Website: http://www.etsy.com/sg-en/shop/InkInkCollectibles

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pg/inkink.art/


 Visual Novel Partner:

Lunaniere, a new division of Afterthought Studios, focuses on developing narrative-rich visual novel games for the female market. One of the first otome developers in Southeast Asia, their work has been featured internationally.They are promoting their new title, ‘Wishes in Pen: Chrysanthemums in August’, with art previews at their booth.

They will be presenting two seminars on funding visual novels on Kickstarter, as well as how to get published on Steam. Portfolio review sessions will also be conducted on both days.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lunaniere/


Featured Retailer:

OtakuTachi is an anime merchandise retailer that brings in authentic licensed anime goods from multiple popular franchises.

Website: https://otakutachi.com/


Merchandise Partner:

MERCH FOUNDRY is an ecosystem of manufacturers that empowers your brand – giving you instant access to a wide range brand merchandise made by trusted, quality manufacturers, all within a click.

They have graciously provided our volunteer tees for the show, and are working with selected artists at Doujin Market 2018 to produce unique products.

Website: https://www.merchfoundry.com/


 Networking Night Presented By:

Artblovk Gallery is dedicated to featuring the best of local and regional games, animation and comic artists.

The 400sq ft event space is located in the historical upper barracks on Pearls Hill Terrace, a designated heritage building built in the colonial neo-classical style, overlooking the heart of Singapore’s historic Chinatown.

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Artblovk/

Website: http://artblovk.carbonmade.com/