Manga: colour and style

Friday 5 July 2019,
Great Court and galleries
Free, just drop in, limited seating

Recommend this event

Come to the Museum for a free Friday Late celebrating Japanese manga, art, fashion and design.

The event includes free drop-in manga drawing workshops facilitated by award-winning manga artist Kutsuwada Chie, a cosplay 'COSParade' presented by HYPER JAPAN, live music performances by Ichikawa Hibiki and DJ Takaki, sake tasting with Japan House London, as well as a very special manga-inspired fashion presentation by students from the University of the Arts London (UAL) devised alongside Japanese fashion legend, Kansai Yamamoto, who will join British Museum Trustee and UAL Chancellor Grayson Perry in conversation on the night.

Japanese food and drink will be available to purchase from stands in the Great Court. Advance booking for exhibition entry recommended.

Presented in collaboration with Japan House, Arts SU, Kansai Yamamoto, Inc., and students from the University of the Arts, London.

The evening also includes a special screening of the Studio Ghibli classic Pom Poko (1994) presented in collaboration with Time Out, Japan House and the podcast Ghibliotheque. Tickets are available to purchase at

Please be advised that the last admission for this event is 20.30pm.

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Credit: Kansai Yamamoto, Inc.