29 Jul '11, 12pm

Hug-a-porn-star draws crowds to Hong Kong comic fair

Hug-a-porn-star draws crowds to Hong Kong comic fair

HONG KONG: A Japanese porn star's hugging contest and covetable limited edition action figures are drawing record crowds of manga-crazed youngsters to Hong Kong's annual comic fair. Hundreds of excited teens camped out for days so they could be among the first inside the venue, turning elevated walkways leading into the city's convention centre into makeshift homes. "We are expecting a record-number crowd this year - higher than ever before," a spokeswoman told AFP as the event opened on Friday. Last year's event drew a staggering 680,000 people. "Youngsters were queuing up outside nine days ago - they had their sleeping bags, foldable chairs and everything... We have some hardcore supporters," she added. Some of those streaming inside were dressed as their favourite characters from anime - the term for Japan's distinctive animation used in television series, films and vid...

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