Author Helen McCarthy discusses how Tezuka Osamu helped to drive the manga revival and the development of the Japanese comic into a global phenomenon.
16 August 2019
3 June 2019
As we open the Citi exhibition Mangaマンガ, exhibition curator Nicole Rousmaniere explores eight very different genres of manga, from boys’ love to adventure and explains why there’s a manga for everyone…
5 December 2018
Modern manga is a global phenomenon, but its roots stretch back further than you might imagine. Ryōko Matsuba and Alfred Haft introduce the history of the genre in 12 key works.
2 June 2017
A new film, the first documentary in English on Hokusai, brought the works of Japan’s greatest artist to the big screen across the UK and Ireland in 2017. Director Patricia Wheatley discusses Hokusai’s lasting influence, and how 8K technology has provided greater insight into his immortal skill.