From its origins in Japanese comics, manga has become one of the most popular and dynamic drawing styles in the world, used in animation, gaming, advertising, and design. This useful guide provides step-by-step instruction to help aspiring artists draw manga like the experts. Readers learn to draw characters that fit the manga "look" and exude personality, glamour, and polish. They learn to sketch well-proportioned figures and create faces with character and expression. Readers also learn to draw figures from interesting angles and to portray fast-moving action and drama. An overview of basic artist materials and instruction in inking and rendering are other helpful features.