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Kyoto version of the "Tokiwaso Project" Digital Drawing Course will be held at the university.

As part of the "Kyoto version of Tokiwaso Project," Kyoto City's support activities for aspiring manga artists, "Digital Drawing Lecture - Things to remember before drawing digitally" will be held at KCGI Kyoto Ekimae Satellite School (10-5 Nishikujo Teranomae-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto, 7-minute walk from Kyoto Station Hachijo exit) on Saturday, July 6, from 1 pm.

The lecturer is a member of "JUMP SQ.Mr. Muneo Saito and Mr. Doryu Kitano, publishers of "Manga Seminar MANZEMI" (Shueisha) and well-known in the industry for their ability, will serve as lecturers.Divided into "Background", "Portrait", and "Finishing" sections, this course explains the differences between comic studio drawing and analog drawing, as well as the basics and key points that are often overlooked when drawing digitally.The company's staff will also give a lecture on how to use "CLIP STUIDO PAINT," an illustration and manga production software developed by Celsys, Inc.

Open to all cartoonists and aspiring cartoonists.The maximum number of participants is 40 on a first-come, first-served basis, and participation is free of charge.Applications are accepted via the application form on the official website of the Kyoto version of the Tokiwaso Project ( ).

The Kyoto version of the Tokiwaso project is operated by NEWVERY, an NPO commissioned by Kyoto City.We are building a community that provides opportunities for aspiring manga artists to become professionals by offering inexpensive shared housing to aspiring manga artists in a traditional Kyoto townhouse, as well as by hosting on-site editorial offices and workshops for manga artists.The corporation exhibits its "Manga Traveling Editorial Department" at the Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair (KYOMAFU) held every fall under the auspices of Kyoto City and the KCG Group.

Lecturer Profile

◇Kitano Mole

Joint pen name for multiple members.The main writer who will be lecturing at this event graduated from the Department of Japanese Literature, Aoyama Gakuin University, in 1993.After working for a publishing company for about 10 years, he became independent and freelance.In addition to original manga works, he has written a page for "Rival Dream Match," a page of articles in the monthly Shonen Rival, a guide to zoos and aquariums in and around Tokyo, and other guide books, as well as history-related books such as "History of the Rise and Fall of World Dynasties" and commentaries on historical novels in "100 Historical Novels.Since 2011, he has been a part-time lecturer at Kyoto Saga Junior College of Arts in the field of Manga.

◇Muneo Saito

Born in Tokyo in 1966.In 1983, while still in high school, he made his debut with "Katsumi Paradox," which was selected for the 13th Shogakukan New Comic Award in 1984.After graduating from high school, while working as an assistant to Junji Kamijo and Kenya Nakatsu, he wrote a series of short stories and short serials.Later, he was serialized in Weekly Shōnen Sunday, Monthly Shōnen Champion, Corocoro Comic, and other publications.Jump Square (SQ.) in 2010.From the October issue of the magazine, "SQ.Began serializing "Manga Seminar MANZEMI" and released a book on September 2, 2011.In addition to manga, he has been involved in a wide range of other activities, including collaborating on the design of Entei, Suikun, and Raikou in "Pokémon Gold and Silver.

Kyoto version of the Tokiwaso project