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Lyon

After three years of absence, 'Japan Touch Haru and Geek Touch' are back in Lyon, for a double event which promises to gather the curious and the fans of pop and geek culture.

On 33 000 m², 300 designers and shops came from all over Europe.

The pop culture & manga festival, named "Japan Touch Haru", honours Japanese and Korean popular culture.

On the programme: several exhibitions, pop shops with derivative products and illustrations, a Book Corner with a dozen authors and independent publishers, but also a room dedicated to Japanese games, "Just Dance" and karaoke.

As in every edition, cosplay and costumes are in the spotlight with live workshops, costume exhibitions and a fashion show.

A costume contest is also organised with many prizes to be wo