Illustrator Kamogawa – Irodorareru Monotachi (Colorful Characters)
*Open until 8pm on 21 and 22 September (Last admission until 7.30pm)
This exhibition includes character design artwork from the Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau project ‘Get on! Kyoto City Subway’ as well as the Kyoto International Manga Museum promotional character Karasuma Miyu, to be held in conjunction with the Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2019 (also known as KYOMAF).
Please enjoy the vividly colored artwork created by Kamogawa.
This exhibition introduces approximately 100 vividly colored artworks created by the illustrator Kamogawa, including character design art from various enterprises such as the Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau project ‘Get on! Kyoto City Subway’ and the Kyoto International Manga Museum promotional character Karasuma Miyu.
Born in Kyoto Prefecture. Character designer and illustrator.
Kamogawa began working in the creative industry in 2012. After leading the series character designs for the Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau project ‘Get on! Kyoto City Subway’, Kamogawa has since worked for the Kyoto International Manga Museum, and department stores including JR Kyoto Isetan and Daimaru Kyoto, as well as the Kyoto City Fire Department. Kamogawa has also led character design for the smart phone application ‘Ekimemo!’, and has been in charge of numerous corporate collaboration designs involving Hatsune Miku illustrations. In 2019 a poster for ‘Get on! Kyoto City Subway’ was exhibited at the British Museum alongside a display of leading Japanese manga.
Organization：Kyoto International Manga Museum / KYOTO INTERNATIONAL MANGA ANIME FAIR Executive Committee
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About Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair
This is Western Japan’s largest manga and anime trade fair. Main exhibitors include various businesses and organizations, which aim to spread and boost the manga and anime industry and educational institutions. Each booth features a display of popular manga and anime series, many events, PR activities for brand-new collections, and special goods sales.
*Please note that the schedule, performers, and contents are subject to change.