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Manga: Masters of the Art

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With its stylistic characters and vivid colors, manga has captured the imagination of millions. Now, Manga: Masters of the Art goes straight to the source -- the artists themselves -- for the ultimate insider's look at this global phenomenon.

Each section includes a question-and-answer session, allowing the reader first-hand access to the artist's thoughts and ideas. They d
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by Harper Design
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Speedtribes
Nov 25, 2008 Speedtribes rated it liked it
Shelves: nonfiction
Interviews and short biographies of various historical and big names across several genres/target audience groups in the manga industry, though I only recognized a few names as I read mostly mainstream shonen, seinen and the occassional shoujo or josei. Very informative for those who are interested in the personalities and creation styles of different manga creators.

The thing that struck me the most, other than the insane work hours and the absolute necessity of having at least 3 assistants to
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Winnie Shiraishi
Jan 30, 2012 Winnie Shiraishi rated it it was amazing
Excellent book covering some of the best writers in manga. I wrote a review up at Tokyo Art Beat Blog.
Link:http://www.tokyoartbeat.com/tablog/en...
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Mar 24, 2014 Mathew Lui rated it really liked it
Excellent book containing interviews from some of the most influential artists from the Japanese comics industry. What I enjoy most about this book besides the interviews, are the photos of each artist's work space.
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Jan 21, 2012 PJ Ebbrell rated it really liked it
Lots of great interviews with Manga artists. Definitely does it job of getting you to look for these books. Mainly in black and white with a colour section. It is worth getting hold of, for comic fans.
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