Tag Archive: manga

20 Sound Effects in Japanese Manga

20 Sound Effects in Japanese Manga (1) バッ (BA!): FWOOSHA number of crows suddenly take flight in surprise (2) スパン (SUPAN): SHPAThe samurai’s sword slices through a bandit. (3) ビシィッ (BISHI-!): HWANG Throwing a ball with power (4) こっそり (KOSSORI): … Continue reading →

TCAF presents: Working Together: Gurihiru on creative process, and navigating Japanese publishing!

Join us for a discussion with Gurihiru (the artist duo of Chifuyu Sasaki and Naoko Kawano) about their work as illustrators and manga and comic artists! Gurihiru are featured guests of The Toronto Comic Arts Festival, and designed one of … Continue reading →

TCAF presents: TATSUMI movie screening and tribute

In memory of the pioneering gekiga manga artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi, (June 10, 1935 – March 7, 2015), Toronto Comic Arts Festival and The Japan Foundation, Toronto present a special screening of Tatsumi, Eric Khoo’s 2011 animated film. Tatsumi, a tribute … Continue reading →

Yoshihiro Tatsumi, 1935-2015

We were saddened to learn of the death of the great manga artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi last weekend.

Anime at The Revue: Cyborg 009

Cyborg 009 Directed by Masayuki Akehi 1980, PG, 131 min. Community Partner:       The Cyborg 009 series of manga, TV anime and feature films centres on nine humans who have been turned into superhuman Cyborgs by a criminal … Continue reading →