Manga Mania

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Manga Mania

Chibi and Furry Characters: How to Draw the Adorable Mini-People and Cool Cat-Girls of Japanese Comics

By Christopher Hart

Watson-Guptill Publications, Paperback, 9780823029778, 144pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2006

Everyone loves chibi, the newest, hottest manga style out of Asia. Chibis--characters that range from hypercute miniature people to bizarrely sexy furry characters--come in all varieties, all roles, including chibi teenagers, faeries, schoolgirls, nurses, mermaids, devils, angels, and everything in between. Now Christopher Hart, the world's best-selling author of cartoon and drawing titles, shows readers exactly how to draw chibis, infusing them with personality and creating authentic costumes for them. Cute chibi-style monsters (small yet powerful), appealing cat-girls (humanlike, but with feline traits), superdeformed manga/chibi characters (used to make funny wisecracks)--every type of chibi character is shown here in crystal clear, step-by-step drawings. "Manga Mania Chibi and Furry Characters" will get every manga fan in on the chibi fun.

About the Author
CHRISTOPHER HART is the world's bestselling author of drawing and cartooning books. His books have sold more than 6 million copies and have been translated into 20 languages. Renowned for up-to-the-minute content and easy-to-follow steps, all of Hart's books have become staples for a new generation of aspiring artists and professionals, and they have been selected by the American Library Association for special notice.