Following the success of the bestselling "Japanese Comickers", here is an inside look at the world of anime and manga through the words and work of dozen of today's hottest young artists. A showcase of the cutting-edge vanguard of anime and manga illustration, "Japanese Comickers 2" profiles 12 Japanese and Korean rising stars currently defining and driving the art. Each profile includes a brief biography, and example of the artist's most representative work, and a pictorial gallery with detailed explanations of their individual techniques and materials, whether using digital tools or more traditional media. A concise overview of the art today as well as an invaluable how-to guide for aspiring artists, "Japanese Comickers 2" is an essential addition to every fan's library. It features a glossary of manga and anime terms. Anime and manga are becoming increasingly popular, demonstrated by the success of "Japanese Comickers" and "Comic Artists-Asia". The works of the artists profiled in this book have not been explored in any other publication to date.