Saturday, 31 May 2014

4 more seats left for Extreme Manga course in Brighton!

Hello, people!
There is an unmissable manga course at Phoenix Gallery in Brighton.

Extreme Manga is a special course for people want to know & try creating manga. Which you would gain basic knowledge + knowledge which never been taught at other schools.
The course is £45 and starts on Friday 6th June from 7 - 9pm ( with 15 min break ), then 3 following Fridays:
1st Friday (6th June) Manga unmasked
An introduction of it's culture. "How much do you know about manga?"
You will practice a basic manga character drawings. It's not as simple as a stick man or Simpsons type, but not as realistic as observation drawings.
Please bring any questions / any specific pens or tools you want to practice with / artworks you want to show.

2nd Friday (13th June) - Friday the 13th the horror, the underground manga
Manga is only for kids & teenagers? No, take this course - you'll find out why.
You'll experience see some extreme examples to go beyond.
if you know a lot about British underground and zine culture, it would be a good comparison.

3rd Friday (20th June) - Love unlimited
In particularly manga, there are countless genre of depicting love - Yaoi, Yuri, furry, Otokonoko, and more.
But how you express different kind of love?
Yaoi manga artist, Chie Kutsuwada also join us to enrich the activity.

Final Friday (27th June) - Happily ever after?
Create 1 page manga with a guidance of Inko.
In either a short story or a art of a bigger scale story, but let's sum up one episode.
This is a good opportunity to use skills you gained through the previous classes and get practical advices from Inko.

I'll giving away info of career advise, further readings, competitions & conventions to join...

So if you're up for it, please book soon. :D

Friday, 30 May 2014

Manga portraits, anyone?

Any of you missed the last MCM London Comic Con, you can still have a chance to get a manga portrait or a commission by Inko. :)

 £8 + £2posting fee (in UK) for A4 portrait for 1 person.
2 people - £12 + £2
3 people - £16 + £2
4 people - £20 + £2

Please send pictures of model's which face features are clearly captured.
Payments can be made by PayPal (to the account: or bank transfer, and posting a cheque.

all enquiry :

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

The Wind Rises

The Wind Rises fan art - Boy Jiro & grown-up Jiro together.

I went to see "The Wind Rises" 5th time today, this time, dubbed. Naoko's voice was dubbed by Emily Blunt, who brilliantly depicted that she's getting weaker & weaker as days go.
Which made my heart sore.

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

After MCM London Expo...

Photos of our table looking from above. You can see Chie Kutsuwada busy drawing.
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Thank you very much to everyone who visited our table and comic friends I saw at MCM London Comic Con last weekend! I enjoyed so much and the scale of the Con is getting bigger & bigger every time!!

I'm overwhelmed by all fans of manga!

Now I'm getting ready for my manga course at Phoenix Gallery, Brighton in June.

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

MCM London Comic Con this weekend.
I'm sharing a table CP9 with Chie Kutsuwada.

Get your own manga portraits (booking recommended) , postcards, manga books:

"Ketsueki" "Rachel Moves To Brighton" and "Ascending" and more!

Thursday, 1 May 2014

Extreme manga course in June!

4 Fridays in June, we will have an extra-ordinary manga course, where you can learn things which you never can from schools...

Extreme Manga Art at Phoenix Gallery in Brighton