Distributor: The Right Stuf
© 2001 Aquaplus / KSS
Taishi, the ultimate otaku, drags his friend Kazuki into the swirling world of ambition, hatred, and love - the world of fan comics! Poor clueless Kazuki must sink or swim when he's dumped straight into the middle of a massive comic convention. Lost amidst hordes of buyers, sellers, and cosplayers, Kazuki is about to be baptized by fire, all in order to lead him toward his true calling: to take over the world through fan comics!
TV Series: 13 episodes
Average Ratings: 69
Number of Review Sites: 5
Number of Review Links: 9
"[Comic Party] starts off promisingly, but runs out of steam very quickly."
Anime Jump! (Mike Toole) - 2 1/2 stars (out of 5)
"Do you like anime with great characters, gentle and warm story-telling of relatively `normal' events and aren't too worried about a relatively sedate pace? If not flee in terror from this tape...and leave me to watch it again. "
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - watchable
Vol. 1 - "Comic Party is a sort of in-joke, a hilarious, self-defacing look at a certain aspect of Otaku culture." (Christopher Macdonald) - B+
Vol. 2 - "This volume continues to be entertaining, funny, informative and even a bit uplifiting, but its also a "development volume." " (Christopher Macdonald) - B+
Anime News Network
Vol. 1 - "Comic Party is something of a 'fans' show but also works well in providing something that anyone can get into." (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - B+
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - B+
Vol. 4 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - B+
Anime on DVD
"... this appealing, yet balanced look at the world of fandom in Japan is a treat for newcomers and veterans alike. "
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Carlos Ross) - 5 stars (out of 5)