This is a discovery course for people interested in anime and manga. We partner with well-known Japanese vocational schools with first-rate teachers to give students a taste of basic skills in drawing, animation, and figure creation. Certificates will be issued. Please contact us for details.
Course Content (12 lessons)
|1.||Human Anatomy||anatomical structure: bones and muscles|
|2.||Basic Body Structure||head|
|Structure Application||drawing the complete body|
|3.||History of Animation||the history of world and Japanese TV animation|
|Production Process||the production process of animations|
|4.||Anime A||inbetweening: bowing|
|5.||Anime B||inbetweening: walking|
|6.||Manga Production||production process/ reproduction|
|8.||Illustration / Digital||ClipStudio basics|
|9.||Illustration / Digital||create illustrations with ClipStudio|
|10.||Figure A||create head|
|Figure B||create body|
|11.||Figure / Digital||modeling with Zbrush|
|12.||Field Trip||Ghibli Museum or Fujiko F. Fujio Museum|
※1-3 are conducted in our classrooms and 4-12 are outside the school.
- Participants must be a current student enrolled in a Standard Japanese course.
- Participants must have Japanese proficiency above N4 level. All classes are conducted in Japanese only.
- Classes are held outside regular class hours. Participants must maintain satisfactory attendance in their Japanese classes.