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What’s it like to work as an animator in Japan?

At Japanese animation companies, you’ll find many animators hard at work at their separate work stations, working on their own designated areas of work. So what do these different animator jobs involve exactly? Let’s go through some of the things you might be expected to do as a professional animator in Japan! What is an

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The legend of Akira Toriyama, creator of Dragon Ball

Introducing the little-known, and surprising circumstances behind Akira Toriyama’s debut and career! When you think of world-famous manga artists, Akira Toriyama has to be one of the first to come to mind. His popular series “Dragon Ball,” serialized in “Weekly Shonen Jump” in 1984, sold an astonishing number of volumes; with more than 260 million

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How can I become a Manga-ka in Japan? 

Becoming a professional illustrator and living and working in Japan is a dream held by many international anime and manga fans. “But where should I start!?” Yes, it’s intimidating to start out on a journey without knowing what direction to take, so let us take you through some easy steps to get you started, and

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