Questions tagged [mangaka]

A mangaka (漫画家) is a person who creates manga. Use this tag for questions pertaining to a specific mangaka or the job of being a mangaka.

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Is writing a manga more similar to writing a screenplay than writing a traditional comic book or even a western graphic novel?

The more I read about manga the more I realize that its skews heavily towards the visual. I'm wondering if there's graphic novel writer who talks about the differences between writing a manga and ...
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Info on Mangaka Strike/Ball Tanaka?

My school has a Manga Club and we are trying to find more information on the creator of Servamp. Anyone know where we can find some more details about her life and maybe a picture of what she looks ...
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Why Digital/Web/Online Manga are still colored in black-and-white format despite not having publised physically?

Is it because amateur mangakas respect the tradition?
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Did Eichiro Oda the first mangaka that make a side-story of certain character in his cover chapter?

I would like to know if there are other mangakas like Eiichiro Oda who make an illustration cover of a specific chapter to be like a side-story, and it's really like a canon story, even it just a side ...
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Are there books which compare Western with Japanese storytelling structures and conventions?

I know a lot of people will say that the West and Japanese storytelling sensibilities are the same except for some minor differences. However, I don't agree at all. I was reading Hirohiko Araki's (...