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Shojo Manga @ The House of Illustration
22 May 2016 - 12 June 2016
Discover the world of Shōjo Manga (girls’ comics in Japanese) in the UK’s first major exhibition of the genre, on tour in the UK. Japan’s shōjo manga culture dates back to the post-war years but only evolved into its broad-ranging and hugely-popular form of today as a result of the innovative work of a small group of artists in the 1970s. This exhibition explores the work of pioneering artists Keiko Takemiya, Yukiko Kai, and Akiko Hatsu through elaborate Genga'(Dash) prints.