GIGA TOWN in TERA TOWN -a catalog of manga symbols by KONO FUMIYO, Kyoto International Manga Museum, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
22nd November, 2018 - 2nd April, 2019 | Kyoto International Manga Museum, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
The Kyoto International Manga Museum is honored to hold an exhibition to introduce “Giga Town: A catalog of manga symbols” (Asahi Shimbun Publications) created by Kono Fumiyo, who is known for “In This Corner of the World” and more.
In the manga, manga symbols, also called mampu in Japanese, are explained by using modernized characters of “Choju jimbutsu giga” *, one of the national treasures that the “Tera (temple) town=Kyoto”, is very proud of. This exhibition showcases precious original drawings of the manga and it also explains the world of mampu in detail. official website ›› https://www.kyotomm.jp/lp/gigatown/en/