Manga Realities: The Art of Japanese Comics Today

Manga Realities: The Art of Japanese Comics Today

The Japan Foundation Manila together with the Ayala Museum, and in cooperation with the Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito of Japan, are proud to bring to Manila the internationally renowned traveling exhibit “Manga Realities: Exploring the Art of Japanese Comics Today”.

The works of nine manga artists will be on display, including those by Ninomiya Tomoko (Nodame Cantabile), Harold Sakuishi (BECK: Mongolian Chop Squad), Asano Inio (Solanin), Anno Moyoco (Sugar Sugar Rune), Igarashi Daisuke (Children of the Sea), Kuramochi Fusako (Five Minutes from the Station), Kyo Machiko (Sennen-Gaho), Matsumoto Taiyo (No. 5), and Wakaki Tamiki (The World God Only Knows).

The exhibition which will be on display from 16th August to 2nd October 2011 at the Ground Floor Gallery, at the Glass Lane, and at the Luna and Amorsolo Rooms at Ayala Museum (MAP).

The museum is open from Tuesday to Friday (9:00 am to 6:00 pm) and Saturday to Sunday (10:00 am to 7:00 pm). Lectures and panel discussions will be held at the museum during the length of the exhibition.

Manga Realities: Exploring the Art of Japanese Manga Today is presented by the Ayala Foundation and the Japan Foundation; additional support is provided by Lyric Piano and Organ, Acer, and Via Mare. For inquiries, please contact the Japan Foundation, Manila at telephone numbers 811-6155 to 58 or visit You can also contact the Ayala Museum at telephone numbers 757.7117 to 21 or visit

2 Comments Add yours

  1. I’m really hoping I can catch the exhibit while I’m there; I’m glad that it’s staying for a generous length of time!


  2. please do — it’s totally worth it! much nicer than the KINGDOM OF CHARACTERS exhibit, according to people who have been to both ^^;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;


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