Ichirou Japan Trip Report The winner of SILENT MANGA AUDITION rounds 2 & 3, our new rising star: Ichirou from Brazil! He narrowly missed the Master Class ceremony held in January, now he finally managed to be in Japan with us, to give us an interview, discuss future prospects and downright have fun 😉 Taiyo […]
First of all, can you give please tell us overall comment? I think what stood out to us the most was: the youth of the entrants. When we sat down for the judging finals, I think we were all expecting a lot of tear-jerkers. But in retrospect, for young artists, the theme “mother” isn’t necessarily connected […]
Today is the 4th September! Just one month left until the deadline for round 4 of Silent Manga Audition. How is your manga coming along? Please do your best, right up till the 30th! Hojo-sensei, Hara-sensei, and the rest of the judges are looking forward to seeing what you can do! So far, we’ve explained the […]
Today, we’re doing “name” check point number 5: Are the character’s emotions clearly expressed? Sometimes, even with a great story, a well-thought out plot, and good panel layout, we still end up with a boring “name”, that somehow just doesn’t click! Why is this? It’s because the character’s emotions aren’t expressed clearly!
Hello everyone! Manga Insider is back again after a one week break! My updates may become a little irregular, but please stay with me till the end! Today’s theme is… Media Mix! By “media mix”, I mean “a series expanded onto different forms of media”. Like when a manga becomes an anime, or an anime becomes […]
Today, We’ll be looking at two points from the checklist. Those are : 3. The situation. “Where and What” are the characters up to? 4. The time. Are “Scene changes”, “Sense of time”, “Flashbacks”, convincing?
In the last episode we showed you the list of 5 check-points for a Manga NAME. We are gonna dig deeper into each of them, how the editor checks your manga!
Hello everyone! After a 1 week break, Manga Insider is back with episode 21! Today’s theme is… “Autograph sessions”! On 25th July 2015, an autograph session by Hojo sensei was held in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Autograph sessions are a special opportunity for the fans to meet their favorite manga artist face-to-face! For them, this is an […]
This is the FIFTH episode in our series on NAME creation. Before continuing further, we are often asked, “Why is a NAME, called a NAME”? So we figured, it’s best to clarify that before moving on! There are actually several theories about this, the one we’ll talk about today is the most fitting one.
Hi everyone! As I mentioned last time, today we’re doing a Q&A session! Thank you so much for all the your questions and comments! They really give me the energy to continue writing 🙂 Okay, let’s begin!