GAIN INSIGHTS INTO CHARACTER DESIGN AND VISUAL STORYTELLING FROM A JAPANESE ARTIST WITH 12 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN SPECIALIZED MANGA EDUCATION IN THIS FREE WORKSHOP. THE SEMINAR WILL BE HELD LIVE ONLINE FROM 5:00 PM TO 7:00 PM ON SUNDAY, MAY 21 (JAPAN STANDARD TIME).
When & Where
Date: May 21, Sunday
Time: 5:00 pm (JST)
Location: This seminar will be held online and virtually hosted in Tokyo
Greetings and information about the school
Learning how to draw different body types
Trying to draw yourself
Feedback and advice from our instructors
Live drawing by our instructors
Equipment You’ll Need
Blank papers (white papers would be the best)
Pencils and colored pencils
＊We kindly request you refrain from filming the seminar.
After winning the Newcomer’s Grand Prize in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine, Kurita then went on to serialize “FURLONG!” in Monthly Shonen Magazine. With 12 years of experience in specialized manga education, his achievements include story-based curriculum and digital curriculum development.
He has also conducted a manga drawing workshop in Latin America at the request of the Japan Foundation, as well as seminars in Nicaragua, El Salvador, Mexico, Jamaica, and the European Manga Institute in Italy.
His expertise covers a wide range of story-based and manga techniques, at this seminar, he will explore character body shapes by comparing designs from famous paintings and animated manga series from the past and present.
Yasuhiro Kitagawa / CBDO
Yasuhiro is in charge of business development within GPlusMedia and integrates GPlusMedia with Gakken Group to build up synergy and new services/products across different channels to make it global.
How to Register
To register for this seminar, click on the link below.
You will be taken to the registration form on GoToWebinar, our seminar platform partner site.
After you complete online registration, you will receive a confirmation email from GoToWebinar.
Click on the link in the registration email to join the seminar on the date and time of the event.
If it is the first time you will be joining us on GoToWebinar, you will be asked to install the GoToWebinar software on your device. Installation takes about five minutes.
Please note that the number of attendees is limited to 50 people. Once the registration limit has been reached, we aren’t able to add attendees to the list. We thank you for your understanding on this.
The date and time shown in the confirmation email are the correct date and time for your time zone, as calculated using your computer’s IP address. There is no need to convert the time shown to your location.
Our working days and hours are Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5:30 pm (Japan Standard Time), excluding Japanese national holidays. Unfortunately, we aren’t able to immediately respond to inquiries received outside of these hours.
We aren’t able to provide a recording of the webinar. In case you’re unable to attend, please register for a following session. We usually hold webinars on the same topic at least once a month.