Friday, December 20, 2019

Teacher (Nao Yazawa)

Nao Yazawa is a Japanese manga artist residing in Kanagawa, Japan. She is most well known for her manga series Wedding Peach, which was made into an anime series of the same name. Both the manga and anime series were translated into several languages. Since 2008, she has been teaching manga workshops (in English) internationally, in Germany, Denmark, Austria, Canada, and the United States. 
She teaches in-person workshops at Nakano Manga School, in Nakano-ku, Tokyo, where she also maintains the studio where she hosts her online classes. 
She is the author of the instructional guide Manga Drawing Deluxe.(will be released on 12 May 2020)
Articles about Nao Yazawa
Tokyo Weekender   A Day in the Life of a Manga Artist
The Japan Times   I never imagined I'd need English as a manga artist
Bits Lounge(Japanese) マンガを通して日本文化を伝えたい

Video
Revel insiders (Singapore airlines's video/ from around 55 seconds) 2019
Animuc 2014 - Interview mit Nao Yazawa
Faszination Comic 2006 - Interview mit Nao Yazawa
Nao Yazawa at Colossalcon 2016
Nao Yazawa at Colossal Con 2017
Youtube (manga drawing videos)

Nao Yazawa's Book

English 



French 

German 
Wedding Peach
Nao Yazawa Collections
The Isolated Zone : Shinku Chiai

Italian
Wedding Peach


Nao Yazawa's Books you can buy at the school

Manga Drawing Deluxe  1800 yen 
Moon and Blood  284 pages 1000yen
Nozomi all page color comic, 58 pages  600 yen


You can ask if you'd like to buy those books. I'll sigh on the book if you'd like.