Hoshino Yukinobu (b. 1954), Rainman. Ink on paper, 2015. JTI Japanese Acquisition Fund, 2015,3024.1 © Hoshino Yukinobu.

British Museum to host Manga Now: Three Generations Exhibition

Celebrating the tenth anniversary of Asahi Shimbun sponsorship, the British Museum’s Asahi Shimbun Gallery is to host Manga Now: Three Generations from September, an exhibition featuring newly commissioned and recent works by a trio of celebrated Japanese manga artists: Chiba Tetsuya, Hoshino Yukinobu and Nakamura Hikaru. The display – accompanied by a number of manga-related events whichContinue reading British Museum to host Manga Now: Three Generations Exhibition

In Review: Professor Munakata’s British Museum Adventure

By Hoshino YukinobuPublishing: October 2011 Publisher: British Museum Press 264 pages, line drawings throughout ISBN 978 0 7141 2465 0, PB £14.99 The Book: An exclusive series of manga episodes inspired by the iconic objects of the British Museum, soon to be available in English for the first time. Professor Munakata, esteemed for his expert knowledge,Continue reading In Review: Professor Munakata’s British Museum Adventure