The official website for the 49th Angoulême International Comics Festival has announced that it is postponing the event to March 17-20, 2022. The staff of the event cited the evolution of the pandemic as the reason for the postponement.
The 49th Angoulême International Comics Festival was scheduled to take place on January 27-30, 2022. The passes for the festival will roll over to the new dates. The festival staff is also in the process of arranging refunds for those who wish to apply.
Lemon Haruna’s Daruchan, Toshiya Higashimoto’s Ship of Theseus, Keigo Shinzô’s Nora to Zassō, Akira Oze’s Natsuko no Sake, Junji Ito’s Sensor, and Toranosuke Shimada’s Robo Sapiens: Tales of Tomorrow manga are nominated for Best Comic at this year’s awards.