The British Museum is currently exhibiting original artwork from acclaimed Japanese manga artist Hoshino Yukinobu‘s newest comic. The exhibition follows the adventures of Yukinobu’s character Professor Munakata and is set in the Museum itself. The work uses icons including the Sutton Hoo mask and the Lewis chessmen. Artwork from more of Yukinobu’s manga also features […]
PCOer Martin Honeysett responds to an article in The Guardian which reported Japanese plans to boost their national economic prospects with drawing. Martin recently spent two years in Japan as a visiting professor of visual communication. It comes as no surprise to read that the Japanese Prime minister keeps manga comics in his official limo. […]
Karen Rubins has been selected for the Victoria and Albert Museum‘s first comic illustrator residency, as mentioned previously in Bloghorn. Karen, who draws in a manga style was also placed as a runner-up in last years Japanese Embassy’s Manga Jiman 150 Competition. (via Forbidden Planet).