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Drawing Manga! – Lines, Panels, Kyara
Mar 16 - May 14¥800
Kyoto International Manga Museum
This exhibition presents a blend of artwork, footage, and other assorted materials that examine the cultural and environmental influences that inspire readers and fans of manga to become amateur and professional artists. This abundant showcase, consisting of some 300 original manga works by 13 featured artists, covers a range of material dating back to Japan’s postwar period. Guests will have a valuable opportunity to witness outstanding artistic techniques related to the drawing of manga imagery and its common themes. In particular, this display focuses on methods of drawing characters and expressing their stories and emotions through the use of lines, panels, and numerous unique approaches. Exhibited artists include Tezuka Osamu, Ishinomori Shotaro, Fujiko Fujio, Akatsuka Fujio, Mizuno Hideko, Saito Takao, Takemiya Keiko, Mutsu Ako, Morohoshi Daijiro, Shimamoto Kazuhiko, Hirano Kouta, Azuma Kiyohiko, and PEACH-PIT.
Drawing Manga! Exhibition
• Until May 14 • Open: 10am–6pm • Closed: Wed (except May 3) & Apr 13 • Admission: ¥800 • Access: Karasuma & Tozai subway lines, Karasuma Oike Stn, 2-min walk • Tel: 075-254-7414 • kyotomm.jp/en