Manga Artists, Authors and Illustration Galleries
From Deb Aoki, former About.com Guide
- History of Manga
- Manga Artists and Creators
- Manga Authors, Editors and Publishers
- Manga Artwork and Illustration Galleries
History of Manga
What does ukiyo-e prints and Disney cartoons have in common? They both inspired the creation of the manga style of graphic storytelling. Learn more about the early origins and historical impact of manga in Japan, and the pioneering creators who paved the way for manga's global popularity and influence.
Manga Artists and Creators
Meet the creators who make manga, from artists and illustrators to creators who both write and draw their stories. Read biographies of legendary artists such as Osamu Tezuka and read interviews with today's hottest artists and creative minds.
- Manga Artists Interviews and Profiles
- Osamu Tezuka: The Godfather of Manga
- Arina Tanemura: Interview With a Shojo Manga Superstar
- Takehiko Inoue: Interview with Creator of Slam Dunk, Vagabond
- Tite Kubo: Interview with the Creator of Bleach
- Hiro Mashima: Interview with the Creator of Fairy Tail
- Svetlana Chmakova: Interview with Creator of Dramacon, Night School
- Keiko Takemiya: Interview with Shojo Manga Pioneer, Creator of To Terra
Manga Authors, Editors and Publishers
Meet the people who write, edit and publish your favorite manga, books and magazines. Find out the stories behind their publications, and what they have in store for readers in the months to come.
- Jason Thompson: Interview with Author of Manga: The Complete Guide
- Dallas Middaugh: Interview with Del Rey Manga's Associate Publisher
- Kurt Hassler: Interview with Yen Press' Publisher
- Katsushi Ota: Interview with Faust Magazine Editor
- Jenna Winterberg & Michelle Nguyen: Interview with Gothic & Lolita Bible Editors
- Patrick Macias & Izumi Evers: JApress and Otaku USA Editors
- Chip Kidd & Saul Ferris: Authors of Bat Manga!
- Erica Friedman: Yuri Manga Publisher and YuriCon Founder
Manga Artwork and Illustration Galleries
Browse through galleries of artwork and illustrations from popular and award-winning manga series, including color images and sample pages from graphic novels.