Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics Book Review

Posted By yonghow on December 31st, 2015

Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics

Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comic Books (良いコミックデザイン) explores the art and book design work behind Japan’s massive and highly competitive manga industry, where an eye-catching cover could significantly increase the readership of a series or spell its demise.

This book showcases innovative book and cover designs from some of the most popular and mangas of recent years, with over 170 manga covers featured.

Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics
Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics
Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics
Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics
Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics
Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics
Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics
Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics
Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics
Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics
Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics
Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics
Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics
Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics
Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics
Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics
Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics

(above right) Loving the cover illustration for Samura Hiroaki’s Genso Gynaecocracy – manga review here.

Manga Design Book

An excellent resource and reference material for book designers and graphic artists, as well as anyone who is interested in the latest trends in the rich world of Japanese comics. Recommended.

I also suggest a similar book – Cover Designs For Japanese Games/Anime/Manga/Novels.


“Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comic Books” details :

Dimensions – 25.9 x 1.9 x 18.6 cm
Soft cover, 208 pages
Full Color, in Japanese

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4 Responses to “Manga Design : Book Designs For Japanese Comics Book Review”

Xian Jun

One of the most memorable manga covers I will always remember is from the MPD psycho series. Is it featured in this book?

yonghow

Xian Jun – I flipped through the book but I don’t believe I saw any from MPD psycho, sorry !

Katie

Can you tell me what manga is pictured in the 6th image? The one with the blue bird?

Josselin

Katie,

It’s 星匠, a 2010 manga by NAKANO Shizuka (published by Seirinkogeisha, I think).

Joss