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16 Aug 2011 - 02 Oct 2011

Manga Realities | Ayala Museum

Organized by the Ayala Museum and the Japan Foundation in cooperation with the Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito in Japan, the traveling exhibition Manga Realities: Exploring the Art of Japanese Comics Today is on view at the Ayala Museum beginning 16 August to 2 October at the Ground Floor Gallery and at the Glass Lane and Luna and Amorsolo Rooms on the Third Floor. The exhibition is an experiential, three-dimensional presentation of the worlds depicted by the manga art form. It features nine manga artists and their works dating from the beginning of 2000, including Tomoko Ninomiya’s Nodame Cantabile and Harold Sakuishi’s BECK: Mongolian Chop Squad, whose animated adaptations have been broadcasted locally. Completing the list of featured works are Solanin (Asano Inio), Sugar Sugar Rune (Anno Moyoco), Children of the Sea (Igarashi Daisuke), Five Minutes from the Station (Kuramochi Fusako), Sennen-Gaho (Kyo Machiko), No. 5 (Matsumoto Taiyo), and The World God Only Knows (Wakaki Tamiki). To deepen the viewer's understanding and enjoyment of the exhibition, additional programmes such as lectures, workshops, film showings, and other activities are conducted during the exhibition run. Source: Ayala Museum