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Manga In The Museum:
Solving Myths & Mysteries



Paul Gravett (Comica Director) presents a talk introducing the works of manga master Hoshino Yukinobu.

Manga master Hoshino Yukinobu will be visiting the British Museum to view the collections and create a new manga storyline for his character Professor Munakata. The manga has been running in Shogakukan’s Big Comic for several years now with the title Munakata kyoju ikoroku (Case Records of Professor Munakata). The British Museum will then be exhibiting Hoshino’s original drawings from his special new manga, spotlighting iconic objects from the British Museum’s collections, with the texts translated into English. More…

Tickets: Free, but booking required
Where: British Museum, Gt Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG
When: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 - 1.15pm to 2pm

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"...vastly informative and entertaining."
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"...a very special conversation between two incredible artists."
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