Following the success of the bestselling Japanese Comickers , here is an inside look at the world of anime and manga through the words and work of dozen of today's hottest young artists. A showcase of the cutting-edge vanguard of anime and manga illustration, Japanese Comickers 2 profiles 12 Japanese and Korean rising stars currently defining and driving the art. Each profile includes a brief biography, and example of the artist's most representative work, and a pictorial gallery with detailed explanations of their individual techniques and materials, whether using digital tools or more traditional media. A concise overview of the art today as well as an invaluable how-to guide for aspiring artists, Japanese Comickers 2 is an essential addition to every fan's library. It features a glossary of manga and anime terms. Anime and manga are becoming increasingly popular, demonstrated by the success of Japanese Comickers and Comic Artists-Asia . The works of the artists profiled in this book have not been explored in any other publication to date.