- Manga Exhibition Planning, Manga Expression and Design, and Illustration
[Core Practicum in Manga 1–4 / Year 1]
Students learn the basics of Clip Studio Paint and other digital drawing tools in addition to croquis and other hand-drawing techniques, both wet and dry.They improve their drawing ability and acquire skills and knowledge to apply during their second year, such as best practices during the planning process and Western art history as a basis for character design.
[Expression Technique / Year 2]
Students make their own original characters with three-dimensional figurinesby drawing drafts, constructing 3D prototypes, and photographing their creations.In the process, they learn how to envisage and depict two-dimensional characters and bring them to life in 3D.
In addition to learning the fundamentals of character creation, students develop their drawing skills, croquis, artistic anatomy, digital drawing, and more.There are also classes that prepare students for actual careers as artists, covering topics such as how to give presentations about their work.
Students acquire practical skills to enhance their drawings.They will learn how to develop characters for a variety of media, such as creating three-dimensional clay figures and portraying animated characters. They also gain skills for giving presentations about their creations.
Students split into different seminars that specialize in manga, illustration, digital content, and more.There, they learn how to work as a team by creating work in groups and participating in classes cross-listed with other courses in the Faculty of Manga.
Students create characters using their preferred method, such as illustration, digital content creation, or a three-dimensional medium.Students also work towards making their professional debuts as artists and begin preparations for their job search.
MIYAGAKI Ayano / Fourth-year student
MINAMIOKA Akane / Fourth-year student
SASHIHARA Yuu / Fourth-year student
YAGI Kano / Fourth-year student
KIM Bitna / Fourth-year student
Zariel, The Great Fallen Angel
KAMOGAWA Ryoichi / Third-year student
KUBO Nanami / Third-year student
Exploring the Mysterious Forest
YAMANE Keitaro / Third-year student
The classroom studio is equipped with a large projector and displays for each student.