In Feltrinelli comes Manga Mania, all dates for the event

Below is the press release that reached the editorial office:

From April 28 to May 25 in Feltrinelli throughout Italy and online

manga mania

#MangaManiaInFeltrinelli: A month of previews, presentations, workshops, proposal reading and miscellaneous editions to explore literary and artistic images of the rising sun.
And today, April 27, at Piazza RED Gae Aulenti in Milan, presented Niko Miakawa, the Italian-Japanese artist who created the image for the show.

Wednesday 27 April 2022 – Manga lovers this call for you! From April 28 to May 25 at More than 100 Feltrinelli libraries in Italy and online at and it’s up manga mania: an entire month dedicated to the literary and visual universe narrated by master Mangaka, famous Japanese cartoonists, through a rich calendar of previews, presentations, workshops, bibliographical proposals and products exclusively thereFeltrinelli.
a’Initiativein its first version, which is classified In line with that interest thereFeltrinelli for many years retained the multiple expressions of pop culture It was born with the aim of exploring one of the most interesting literary phenomena of recent years, capable of capturing and conquering the transversal masses, which has established itself in the Italian publishing market reaching significant market sizes.
Data from AJPEA, the National Association of Japanese Publishers, in fact, show that in 2020 the manga industry revenue is about 4 billion 845 million euros, an increase of 23% over the previous year. A success driven in recent times by titles that have also been deserted from Japan, such as demon slayersAnd Tokyo Avengers And Jujutsu Kisensets an increasingly popular trend: just think that one of Italy’s best-selling manga titles, My hero academy (Star Comics) In 2020, it touched 100,000 copies and in 2021 it was the first three bestselling manga in Feltrinelli bookstores demon slayersAnd Hanako-kun. The Seven Riddles of Kamumi Academy And My hero academy.
In this context, MANGA MANIA becomes an essential element chance to meetAnd deepen And Discovery From the Japanese literary genre and fiction to many of the Feltrinelli bookstores. A real exhibition with a defined visual identity and a rich calendar: VisibleFirst of all, it was commissioned by the Italian-Japanese artist Nico Miyakawa Who worked on able style Raise the complexity of Japanese culturewithout profiling, by juxtaposition Letter the iconic figures of the rising sun; This style has become a graphic sign that characterizes the entire composition of the library network, from shop windows to interior spaces, entrance and sector.
“Participation in the Manga Mania project was not just a pleasure, but a real honor – explain Nico Miyakawa As an Italian-Japanese, I grew up with a passion for comics from an early age. Simple and everyday entertainment, so engaging that it became an inspiration in my career as an artist. Guided by a smooth and natural creative process, I searched the drawings for symbols and memories capable of representing my idea of ​​Japan and the wonderful culture of manga.”
In addition to, Wednesday 27 April From 18.00 in the outside of the library RED in Piazza Gae Aulenti in Milan The artist will be the protagonistMANGA MANIA Opening Ceremony through a live performance During which he reproduces the visual image of the exhibition live, transforming it into a real work of art.
From May and then initially with meetings dedicated to manga and anime culture. Among the events scheduled in bookstores all over Italy: MilanIn the Piazza Feltrinelli Piemonte The book will be presented on Saturday 7 May midnight pub (BAO Publishing) by Abe Yaro, on which the original Netflix series was based Midnight Restaurant – Tokyo Stories. The event is being held in partnership with Gastronomia Yamamoto in Milan who will distribute boxes of bentoboxes for the occasion containing main dishes of traditional Japanese cuisine, while on May 13 there will be an interesting roundtable on manga and women’s comics, written by Star Comics. to BolognaIn the Feltrinelli piazza RavegnanaThe meeting on this topic will be held on Friday, May 6th manga queeragain by Star Comics, while the young animator on Thursday, May 19 Elisa Meniniwho translates Japanese stories and legends into comics, gifts Nippon Monogatari (Oblomov). in Verona, In Feltrinelli on Via Quattro Spade Wednesday May 18 Maurizio Yorio (Kerio 1984) presents his book My grandfather was an otaku, too.
Among the initiatives to also report are the workshops dedicated to drawing and story manga, edited respectively by manga academyAnd International School of Caricature And BD versions, which will take place at Feltrinelli in Turin, Milan, Genoa, Padua, Rome, Florence and Lecce. And for those who won’t be able to track appointments in person, at Twitch channel By Lucca Comics & Gamesin partnership with the festival, schedule virtual meetings such as enough corner With Kafkiana, Dario Moschia, Sidonia and Cavernadeplaton who will discuss the manga scene in Italy and again Daniel Dacci’s live broadcast who will explore the topic of the Far East and the Eastern world.
In addition, throughout the month of the exhibition, several exclusive products were specially produced by the publishers who joined the initiative. starting from Coconino Which suggests unpublished two volume box set by Thirteen grudge nights to BD versions That revive bookmarks and postcards by Neverland Promise Anyone who bought from Feltrinelli libraries in that period, as well as a different version of the manga itself. Bao Publishing Presents the exclusive version of the variant of Hin Kai Bang While Dennett one of Border 66 Volume 1, also available online at the websites and
Fans and beginners of the manga genre are invited to delve into and discover, in all Feltrinelli libraries in Italy and on the sites and, thematic tables and bibliographies with more than 300 personalized reading suggestions.
Program of events, broken down by cityto

Milan – therePiazza Feltrinelli Piemonte
May 7, 5.00 pm
Presentation of the book “Midnight Pub 5” written by Yarrow Abe in collaboration with Gastronomiya Yamamoto with Aya Yamamoto, Brisco Oliva and Michele Fuchini-Bau
Reservation required on [email protected]

May 11, 6:30 p.m.
Presentation with Kitsune Yoru on “Immortal Soul 3” (SHOCKDOM)

May 13, 6:30 p.m.
Meeting on the topic of Manga and Comics for Women (STAR ​​Comics)

May 15, 6.30 pm
Workshop “Manga Storytelling” with Vincenzo Filosa
By International School of Comics – J-Pop

May 18, 4:00 p.m.
Free preview of two episodes of the internationally successful animated series

Milan – thereFeltrinelli Buenos Aires
May 20, 6:30 p.m.
Workshop “Face Building and Expression Management in the Manga Technique”
by manga academy

Rome – thereFeltrinelli Marconi
April 28 from 6:30 p.m.
Introducing “The Thirteen Nights of Hate” (Kukunino) by Kazuo Kamimura. Talk to Livio Talini

May 19, 6.30 pm
Workshop on face building and expression management using manga technique
by manga academy

May 20, 8.30pm
Sohiro Maru titled “Heaven” with Coconino

Rome – thereFeltrinelli Libya
May 6, 6:30 p.m.
Workshop “Manga Storytelling” with Midori Yamane
Edited by J-Pop International School of Comics

May 13, 6.00 pm
Tommaso Scotti presents “The Death of Mr. Mihara”

May 18 and 26, 4:00 p.m.
Free preview of two episodes of the internationally successful animated series

Naples – thereFeltrinelli Square of the Martyrs
May 2 from 6.00 pm
Presented by “Victa” (Coconino) by Luca Terry

May 12, 6.00 pm
Meet AlexViva from “Megaris 2” (SHOCKDOM)

May 18 and 26, 4:00 p.m.
Free preview of two episodes of the internationally successful animated series

Genoa – thereFeltrinelli via Ceccardi
May 9, 6.00 pm
Workshop “Manga Storytelling” with Stefano Zanchi
By International School of Comics – J-Pop

May 13, 6.00 pm
Presentation with Chiara Bracalli for “Banana? Banana!” (shock)

May 18 and 26, 4:00 p.m.
Free preview of two episodes of the internationally successful animated series

May 24, 6.00 pm
Presentation with Talita Riberi on “ZaraX2 2 (SHOCKDOM)

May 25, 6.00 pm
Workshop on face building and expression management using manga technique
by manga academy

Bologna – thereFeltrinelli piazza Ravegnana
May 6, 6.00 pm
An interview on the topic of Manga Queer with star cartoon

May 19, 6.00 pm
Elisa Menini presents Nippon Monogatari (OBLOMOV)

Florence – thereFeltrinelli via Dei Siritani
May 13, 6.00 pm
Presentation with Mara Marseille and Francesca Calabro on “Somwhere We Fents” (SHOKDOM)

May 17, 6.00 pm
“Manga Storytelling” workshop with Alessio D’Uva
By International School of Comics – J-Pop

May 19, 6.00 pm
Workshop on face building and expression management using manga technique
by manga academy

Lychee – thereFeltrinelli via Templari
May 5, 6.00 pm
Elena Toma presents “1, 2, 3 arrows” (chokdom)

May 10, 6.00 pm
Workshop on face building and expression management using manga technique
by manga academy

Padua – thereFeltrinelli San Francesco
May 13, 6.00 pm
“Manga Storytelling” workshop with Stefano Tamiazzo
By International School of Comics – J-Pop

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