Sun 11 Aug 16:00 - 17:00
Manga: a truly global cult
Beloved by millions worldwide, Manga has transformed from a cult comic form to a global powerhouse in fashion, art, film and games, making £3bn in 2016 in Japan alone. As founding director of the Sainsbury Institute and current curator at the British Museum, Nicole Rousmaniere is an expert on Japanese arts and writer of new book Manga. Today she reveals how this humble storytelling genre has taken over the world.