The myriad worlds of manga GOLDEN KAMUY

External Event
Saturday 20 Jul 2019 | 5pm-6.30pm, followed by a drinks reception until 8pm

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
Daiwa Foundation Japan House
13/14 Cornwall Terrace (Outer Circle)
London NW1 4QP

Ōkuma Hakko
Editor of the manga series Golden Kamuy, Shueisha

Kaizawa Tōru
Ainu artist whose work is on display at the British Museum’s Mitsubishi Corporation Japanese Galleries

Professor Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere
Curator of the British Museum's Citi Exhibition Manga, Research Director of SISJAC

Manga is a visual form of narrative storytelling which can change people’s understanding of the world. The popular manga Golden Kamuy, which is full of adventure, violence and love, tells the story of the history and lifestyles of mainland Japanese settlers and indigenous Ainu people in Hokkaido during the Meiji era.

Join The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation for this rare chance to hear from the editor of Golden Kamuy, Ōkuma Hakko, speak about the creation of the manga. He will be joined in discussion with Kaizawa Tōru, an Ainu artist, who will share with his view on Golden Kamuy, and Nicole Rousmaniere, the curator of the British Museum’s current Citi Exhibition Manga.

Admission free, Booking essential

 

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Professor Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere has curated the largest ever exhibition of manga outside Japan, at the British Museum.