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‘Pictures run riot’ in major Japanese manga show in London — Japan Today

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— by Daniel Leal-Olivas: From smashing social boundaries to chasing Pokemon, the power of Japanese manga to inspire and entertain fans around the world surges forth in a major London show that opened Thursday.

The largest ever manga exhibition to be held outside of Japan takes visitors to the British Museum on a journey from the art form’s traditional roots to the multi-billion dollar industry of today…

Image: the hit manga series Dragon Ball by Toriyama Akira is one of many on display in London, along with more visceral works that explore complex themes, courtesy of AFP

May 25, 2019 — 06:00 JST

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