Issue 26 May 2019

Dear Friends,  Welcome to the first issue of our new-format e-magazine. We listened to your feedback and the e-magazine will now be sent out more regularly, once every two months. Cultural ties between the two countries are currently being celebrated through the Japan-UK Season of Culture, and a highlight of this will be the Manga […]

Manga at the British Museum: One week since opening

Just over a week ago on 23 May, the Citi exhibition Manga opened at the British Museum, and will be running until 26 August 2019. At a private viewing before the exhibition speeches were given including by His Excellency Mr Koji Tsuruoka, Ambassador of Japan to the UK, who described his own personal love for […]

From the Curator: Manga at the British Museum

Down the rabbit hole Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank and having nothing to do: once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, ‘and what is the use of a book’, thought […]