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Mangaka - a sketch of life in Tokyo.

A documentary film about Japanese comics' culture and the people who want to make a living from their passion.

Mangaka - a sketch of life in Tokyo.

A documentary film about Japanese comics' culture and the people who want to make a living from their passion.

¥1,364,066
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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Fri, December 27 2019 11:00 AM UTC +00:00.

 

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    ONE SHOT MANGA (PDF)

    A digital version of short manga in English and Japanese (日本語) by Ryuko Iwabuchi.

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    THE FILM ONLINE

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    『蝉男』岩渕竜子短編集

    岩渕竜子の特別デジタル日本語版『蝉男』(PDF)をご用意しました。この短編集にはビックコミックスピリッツや月刊アフタヌーンでの受賞作も含む6つの独創的で詩的な物語が収録されています。 この礼品には映画本編のプレミア上映後のオンライン鑑賞権も含まれています。

    ・日本語
    ・6編収録
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    'CICADA MAN' Ryuko Iwabuchi Anthology

    The physical volume of manga anthology of Ryuko Iwabuchi in English. 'CICADA MAN' contains 6 stories that received awards from the legendary magazines Big Comic Spirits (Shōgakukan) and Monthly Afternoon (Kōdansha).

    • in English
    • 6 short stories
    • 130 pages
    • soft cover with jacket
    • readable from right to left 

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    T-SHIRT 'RYUKO'

    Together with Ryuko Iwabuchi, we designed a special t-shirt only for this occasion. Available sizes: S, M, L, XL, 2XL. For a close-fitting t-shirt choose your usual size, if you prefer a loose t-shirt, get one a size larger.

    • 140g/m2
    • 100% cotton 
    •  DTG digital print 
    •  print size up to 40x35 cm

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    T-SHIRT 'YUJI'

    Using Yuji Iwasaki's sketches, we designed a unique t-shirt only for this occasion. Available sizes: S, M, L, XL, 2XL. For a close-fitting t-shirt choose your usual size, if you prefer a loose t-shirt, get one a size larger.

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    • 100% cotton 
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    RYUKO IWABUCHI'S AUTOGRAPH

    A postcard with Ryuko Iwabuchi's autograph. Limited 50 piece edition. This set contains all the rewards from the previous pledges.

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    BLU-RAY SIGNED BY THE DIRECTOR

    *BLU-RAY signed by the director will be sent separately after the movie premiere.

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    OTAKU DVD SET 1

    This set contains:
    • 'GANGSTA' complete series
    • 'AJIN' complete season 1
    • 'THE CASE OF HANA & ALICE' film
    • 'ERASED' series part1/2
    • 'ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM' season one part one

    ALL DVDs: region code 2, English subtitles. *BLU-RAY signed by the director will be sent separately after the movie premiere.

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    OTAKU BLU-RAY SET 2

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    • 'SKIP BEAT!' complete series
    • 'A SILENT VOICE' film
    • 'SWORD OF THE STRANGER' film
    • 'THE EMPIRE OF CORPSES' film

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    OTAKU COLLECTOR’S EDITION SET 3

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    • 'TOKYO ESP' collector’s edition
    • 'TIGER & BUNNY The Beginning' limited edition

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    YOUR NAME IN THE END CREDITS

    Would you like to leave a permanent mark on the finished film? See your name on the screen! *BLU-RAY signed by the director will be sent separately after the movie premiere.

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    SHIKISHI by Yuji Iwasaki

    EXTREMELY LIMITED reward for only 2 lucky ones! A shikishi with special dedication from Yuji Iwasaki, our instagram favorite artist and JUMP Magazine cartoonist. *BLU-RAY signed by the director will be sent separately after the movie premiere.

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    SHIKISHI (EXTREMELY LIMITED)

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    OTAKU COLLECTOR’S EDITION SET 4

    • 'THE CASE OF HANA & ALICE' collector’s edition
    • 'OURAN HIGH SCHOOL HOST CLUB' collector’s edition
    • 'ATTACK ON TITAN JUNIOR HIGH' complete series

    ALL BLU-RAYS: region code B, English subtitles. *BLU-RAY signed by the director will be sent separately after the movie premiere.

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    A SCENE IN THE FILM (EXTREMELY LIMITED)

    Our artists are ready to draw your manga-style image that will become an integral part of the film. You will not know when your scene will appear until the day of the release. It will be a great and exciting surprise! Release date: December 2020

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