Want to start your own manga, but don’t know where to begin? If so, this Deleter manga set is just the pack for you! It includes everything you will need, from basic tools to professional gear, all of which is ready to use right out of the box. It even comes with an easy-to-use guidebook. What will you draw?
Kira Kira Girls is the latest illustration collection from the much-loved illustrator Mog of Mogu Mogu Mori. Absolutely jam packed with cute and colorful pictures of girls as the name suggests, Kira Kira Girls is filled with absolutely wonderful hand-painted watercolor illustrations. Launched at Comitia 107, this fantastic book showcases even more of Mog’s cute retro artwork! Get your hands on this adorable collection today to enjoy even more of Mog’s warm and fluffy world from the comfort of your own home.
In celebration of 10 years in working on doujinshi and 5 years since the Heikou Shoujo Sekai series started, Heikou Shoujo Sekai 10 is an especially exciting release in the series featuring illustrations by the talented artist Kazuharu Kina!* It includes 60 A4-sized pages of full-color images, each more breathtaking than the last. It emphasizes the passage of time and seasons through the beautifully done backgrounds and the clothing and uniforms of the girls featured, coming together for a collection that’s sure to stand the test of time!
YuYu Hakusho Official Characters Book - Spirit World Directory is perfect for those who want to take a look back at Yoshihiro Togashi’s popular work YuYu Hakusho. The book includes a vast amount of information for fans to delve deeper into the series, including all the characters and their stories, the first ever episode discussion with Togashi, a reprinting of the entire collection of omake illustrations published by Jump Comics, a must-see group photo of Yusuke, Kuwabara, Kurama, and Hiei, and even more. Gain an all new understanding of YuYu Hakusho with this must-read compendium.
Take a journey back and revisit the popular works of Tokyo Otaku Mode Special Creator Hotaru Takeda with Re: Adventures! Thirty works were picked from illustration books produced between 2012 and 2013, and each were redrawn and reprinted for a new viewing experience. Showcasing the artist’s richly coloured compositions, unique textural style, and many of her signature mystical-themed works, this revamped collection shows off Hotaru Takeda’s journey as an artist as well! Both long-time and newly-introduced fans are sure to enjoy the new look of her cute character designs!
Oni Iro is another wonderful collection of illustrations from popular Tokyo Otaku Mode Special Creator, 515M. Launched at Comitia 112 in May 2015, this full color, 24 page collection features some of her cute and colorful illustrations plus contributions from Sekki, Nia, Nitoco Mamemaru and Susshi.
Tokyo Otaku Mode Special Creator Bachico is back with a brand new doujinshi themed after girls with animal ears. Often referred to as kemomimikko in Japanese, girls with animal ears is a hugely popular genre among Japanese doujinshi, and Bachico puts his own spin on it with Kemomin. Its 16 pages are filled with interesting kemomimikko characters including a tsundere warrior, an innocent girl wearing classes, a provocative black cat girl, and more eye-catching moeness.
Masayuki Ogisu is an influential artist and apparel designer who has gained acclaim for his unique style, being featured in many magazines, publications, and exhibits throughout the world. Phenomenon brings together his stylish and vogue works into a comprehensive collection. Included are Gothic-inspired girls, rough sketches, demons, fashion pieces, and more.
Roritora no Tamatebako 02: Usagi Gakuen Fuyufuku is a sequel to Tokyo Otaku Mode Special Creator Yuko Tsukishima’s previous collection Roritora no Tamatebako 01: Frill na Onna no Ko ni Usagisan o Soete! The B5-size, 20-page** book is once again filled with cute and colorful illustrations each featuring girls and rabbits which are sure to please Tsukishima’s many fans.
Heikou Shoujo Sekai 6, another masterpiece by fan-favorite Tokyo Otaku Mode Special Creator Kazuharu Kina, is now available. This illustration collection features the characteristic art of Kazuharu, beautiful girls with long black hair, with a summer theme.
“Kitte” is the Japanese word for a postage stamp and this beautiful collection of illustrations from popular illustrator Hiiragi Miyako is themed around these essential everyday items. With illustrations themed around regular Japanese postage stamps at the 20 Yen, 50 Yen, 80 Yen, 90 Yen and 240 Yen types this beautiful book is another wonderful foray into Miyako’s fantastical watercolor world.
Manga Techniques Volume 5: How to Draw Japanese Manga is the fifth volume in the handbook series by Japanese company Deleter, a leading name in manga tools and resources. This book will tell you everything you wanted to know about the way and process of drawing manga, choosing the right tools and using them, drawing your characters apart, background and perspective, and drawing pictures and panel layout. This is an invaluable resource of information and useful tips. If you ever wanted to master the art of Japanese manga, this is your call!
Setting out to write your very own manga? Look no further for advice than the Manga Techniques series! Beginning in volume 1, you’ll learn about everything from basics about pens and manuscript paper to details like capturing perspective and drawing characters, making it a must-have for manga artists in training! Follow it up with the other Manga Techniques volume available on the Tokyo Otaku Mode Premium Shop.
Characters are more than just bodies and faces. For a memorable character, you need unforgettable details like quirks, posture, and accessories! In volume 7 of the Manga Techniques series, Creating Characters for Games, you’ll take your first step into creating game characters in depth! It covers everything, from playing with height from realistic to chibi and everything in-between, to adding those details that show what sort of person your character is, making this a must-have for any manga artist in the making~
Another great how-to drawing book from Deleter, a leading name in manga tools and resources, Manga Techniques Special: How to Draw Color Illustrations for Kids teaches the techniques for drawing color illustrations with easy-to-understand explanations given by six artists. With a variety of example illustrations, this book allows young aspiring manga artists to take their skills to the next level!
World Tour Mini is a doujinshi by Tokyo Otaku Mode Special Creator Yamigo. Included in its 12 full-color pages is original art of beautiful girls each inspired by different countries. If your favorite character in anime or manga is usually the exchange student from abroad, or if you want to one day meet cuties on study abroad, you are sure to enjoy this doujinshi. Take a trip around the world with Yamigo’s cute 2D girls!
Manga Techniques Volume 6: Tone Techniques for Beginners is the sixth volume in the handbook series by Japanese company Deleter, which focuses on another part vital to drawing manga: the crafts of shading. With this handy little book, you can easily master tone techniques regardless of your level!
We’re happy to introduce this alluring photo collection by TOM special creator Namada.Her burlesque-style cosplay is a sight to behold, and the intricacy of her costumes and sets really shows her passion. This photo collection is a great collector’s piece that is sure to wow you!Only three packs are available, so be sure to purchase one soon to not miss out!Do you SUKI Namada? If so, check out the link! Namada’s TOM MyPage:http://otakumode.com/namada Namada’s Interview:http://t-otaku-m.com/YxOTeh
Talented artist Shiho ENTA’s works feature breathtaking colors that add a touch of magic to every scene imagined. Bright colors combined with both warm and dark themes form the dreamy collection of Kiseki III: Shiho ENTA Illustration Works. Included are 32 A4-size pages that you’ll be inspired by and enjoy flipping through again and again. Be sure to check out Shiho ENTA's other art books, as well!
The pages of this art book of the classic series The Vision of Escaflowne are jam packed with art that fans will enjoy browsing through time and time again. Everything from the characters to the mecha to the gadgets to the backgrounds and even more is included. Page after page, fans will enjoy concept art, character settings, sketches, and more that can’t be seen anywhere else.
Max Factory was launched 25 years ago by Hobby Japan’s legendary modeler, Max Watanabe, and has since become one of the biggest figure manufacturers in the industry. All About Max Factory celebrates this influential company’s 25th anniversary by looking back at the company’s history through product pictures, testimonies by Max Watanabe and others from within the company, and more for fans to enjoy. Also included is a special figma called “Archetype_Next:She” that can’t be obtained anywhere else.
Summary is illustrator Gemi’s artbook that was featured at Comitia 110! This small B6-sized book consists of 20 colored pages of the artist’s past works from 2010 to 2014. The beautiful illustrations selected by Gemi fall under a theme of seasons and light. Enjoy the four different seasons and flip through the detailed artwork with this conveniently sized collective artbook! It also comes with a unique postcard!
Fans of the Queen’s Blade franchise will no doubt be aware of its more salacious qualities, so it’ll come as no surprise to learn they’ve engaged in a collaboration with popular gravure idol Ayaka Sayama to embody the character of Pirate Captain Liliana for this special photographic game book. Rest assured, this volume is still fully playable as a combat book, but rather than the usual illustrations, a series of photographs (shot by Yuki Aoyama) featuring the star playing the part of Captain Liliana have been substituted. More photos of Sayama can also be found in the “Pirate Girl Complex” photo shoot included at the back of the book. If you still need more piratey action, it comes with a special making-of DVD too!
Sable is Shinji Kimura’s first illustrated story. He is known for having been the art director of the films Tekkonkinkreet and Steamboy, as well as director and artist of the Hipira: The Little Vampire film and manga. Sable is a curious story of a young boy who, together with his pet dog Sable, happens to cross into a strange world. Each full-color page enables readers to become fully submerged in the peculiar world Kimura has created, a world which readers will surely want to revisit time and time again.
After releasing the previous collection Sketches of Madoka 1st Season, Izumi Matsumoto once again returns to the characters of his classic manga series Kimagure Orange Road. Revist the hearts and souls of Madoka, Hikaru, and Kyosuke as they navigate the difficult process of adolescence with the added complication of ESP. This new “emotional” collection features 20 all-new illustrations alongside the very best the series has to offer. Still a fan favorite after all these years and a timeless classic, no anime fan will want to miss out on this fascinating trip back to the early days of the medium.
Toshiaki Takayama creates some of the most stunningly detailed illustrations of any artist in Japan. His super realist style has garnered much recognition amongst illustration fans and his fellow artists, allowing him to now work successfully as a freelance illustrator for games, books and various products.. This is Toshiaki’s 10th art book, featuring a range of colorful and dynamic illustrations in his signature sci-fi and fantasy-inspired style.
Stuck 5 is the fifth collected volume of the wonderful, fantasy themed work from Tokyo Otaku Mode Special Creator Morechand. This 80-page, full-color art book is full of the characteristically colorful work of this much-loved artist who has worked on such popular franchises as Cardfight!! Vanguard, Future Card Buddyfight, Last Chronicle, Wixoss, Duel Masters and Rage of Bahamut among many others!
Illustrated by the talented artist Shinobu Sato, this artbook titled Pulse includes 16 CD jacket-sized full-color pages of illustrations centered around the romantic and dreamy theme of young girls’ fleeting love. If you enjoy this collection, be sure to check out REC, another collection by Shinobu Sato also available on the Tokyo Otaku Mode Premium Shop!
Aladdin and the Ancient City is another exciting journey into the “Arabian Fantasy” world of Tokyo Otaku Mode Special Creator Hotaru Takeda. Set in ancient Damascus, the story follows Aladdin and his journey to find the genie in the lamp.
Illustrated as a collaboration between the talented TOM Special Creator Chiru Mitsuka and moccoYY, the artbook 12catharsis is a collection of unique and cute artwork! It’s the size of a CD and features ”birthday” and “circus” as its themes. It has a total of 16 pages, making it perfect for sitting down and relaxing with!
Sinbad and the Tower of Babel is another wonderful collection of illustrations from Tokyo Otaku Mode Special Creator Hotaru Takeda. Once again set in Babylonia, this Arabian Fantasy themed collection is inspired by the story of winged girl Ruth and the Tower of Babel.
Note:Music box sold separately Use old-fashioned technology to enjoy manga in a new way with this paper-tape music box manga! Feed the paper sheet through a music box to watch manga artist Yuuko Uramoto’s illustrated story unfold in sync with the hole-punched melody! The front side of the sheet plays “Happy Birthday” and features colorful illustrations to go along with the cheerful music. Once you turn the sheet over, however, the tune is reversed and a new, darker image is revealed. Whichever side you choose, you’ll find something to enjoy in this unique twist on manga!
Note:Music box sold separately This paper-tape music box manga gives you a new way to enjoy manga using an old-fashioned twist! Feed the paper tape through a music box and watch as manga artist mashiyu’s illustrated story unfolds alongside the hole-punched melody! The paper-tape manga plays the classic song “Home! Sweet Home!” while showing colorful images of home and the city. The artwork is simple, cute and playful, pairing nicely with the comforting music. Whether you’re away from home or you just got back, this musical manga is sure to remind you of all the comforts of home!