In recent years, manga has taken North America by storm. A homegrown manga industry has now developed in North America, employing pencillers, drawers, inkers, writers, and graphic designersnot to mention editorial and production staff. The manga art form represents a viable career path. These art manuals help budding artists develop their drawing and coloring skills by teaching the fundamentals of drawing boys, girls, expressions, poses, weapons, vehicles, and accessories in the evocative and distinctive manga style. Step-by-step instruction, exercises, and projects entertainingly lead the artist forward, honing skills and teaching important techniques along the way. With the help of this series, talented and creative artists will soon be producing accomplished and refined manga art.