Learn How To Draw Manga

Wouldn’t be cool to know how to draw manga character or even better a couple of them? I was wondering what anime character to start from on the following pages.

Here in Japan, the selection and variety of manga and anime is just so huge that I do not even bother to learn all about it because that would be nearly impossible.

Manga and anime is a cultural thing in Japan and I can tell you that almost every child knows how to draw manga character.

I mean at least some simple one.



Maybe you have heard that Japan is a country of manga. It is very true indeed.

If you purchase let’s say an electrical appliance, the user’s manual is illustrated. That’s incredible and very easy to understand.

You can often see the similar thing in textbooks. Text combined with illustrations.

National TV broadcasting have some funny characters appearing here and then on the TV screen joining the conversation in some programs.

Many educational programs are prepared as anime manga. Very serious ones. You wouldn’t believe.

In Japan, you can buy books with serious content made in a form of manga. That was very surprising for me because I have never seen such books in Europe.

They are actually very easy to read.

The whole content of such book is derived into a written essence appearing as a conversation among manga characters.

The secondary content appears not in written but in manga form.

Let's Draw Manga

Things, which are usually explained and communicated in written form elsewhere, in Japan the same things are explained by single illustration. I think that is very powerful because all is conveyed at single sight and everyone understands.

Knowing how to draw anime or cartoon or manga has its great advantages. Let’s say you write a postcard to someone. Or you just write your daily entry to your journal or diary.

Wouldn’t be terrific to know how to draw a couple of manga characters just to be able to make a few sketches here and there in your personal notes?

Manga, anime, cartoon, illustrations, drawings or sketches, all are a certain form of universal language. You do not have to be specially educated to understand them and that is a great thing.

And that is also the reason why manga gains more and more popularity around the world.

I believe, that the best is yet to come. All practical potential of manga and anime is being gradually discovered.


How To Draw Manga Step by Step



Visitors Personal Gallery Pages

Please see and enjoy the following collection of personal galleries. We all believe you will have a lot of fun. Observing other’s art work is always, always very inspirational. You may get some new ideas for your own drawings.

Portraits of Dogs by Lynn

Realistic Portraits by Andy Leslie

Portrait Drawings by Lela Stankovic

Various Drawings by Betty Chavis

Original sketches by Nadia Velasquez

Manga Drawings by ThronN

Cute Drawings by Christie

Beautiful Artwork by Bill Richards

Portrait Drawings by Evan

Manga Drawings by Chi

Various Drawings by Sunnu Golwalla

Various Drawings by Sabariah

Various Drawings by Anne Burgoyne

Various Drawings by Amberlynn

Portrait Drawings by Bud Norris

Various Drawings by Carly

Scenery Drawings by Phil Edmondson

Portrait Drawings by Mahendran

Manga and Fantasy by Lee Henrik

Portrait Drawings by Stacey

Various Drawings by D. Fox

Manga Sketches by Paul Rowan

Original Manga by Grace

Original Pokemons by Johan

Creative Anime by Celia

Cute Little Sketches by Gwen

Various Sketches by Amanda

Various Drawings by Taylor Sligowski

Various Drawings by Steven Chesley

Fantasy Drawings by Melissa

Various Drawings by Aiswariya Pramod

Various Drawings by Maciej Michalak

Original Artwork by Richa Kotriwala

Manga Drawings by Andrea

Cartoon Drawings by Dipanjan Dey

Various Drawings by Sandy Lange

Ballpen Drawings by Shehbaaz Baurtally

Cartoon Drawings by Dhrubo2002

Sonali Ghosh Illustrations Gallery

Emma Adams Cartoon Sketches Gallery

Rupshya Dilipraj Artwork Gallery


Theme Based Visitors Galleries

The following Theme Based Galleries are a collection of selected drawings from various authors based on a certain theme. I would like you to get as much inspiration as possible for your own drawings.


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  1. Animae

    Jan 22, 21 06:42 PM

    I just love to draw.

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  2. Mr Noisy from The Mr. Men Show

    Jan 22, 21 06:40 PM

    This is my method of drawing Mr Noisy from The Mr. Men Show on Microsoft Paint. He's loud, deafening, rowdy and disorderly. He loves to be very loud but

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  3. Mickey mouse

    Jan 21, 21 03:57 AM

    Mickey mouse

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  4. popeye and olive

    Jan 21, 21 03:55 AM

    first one have been using drawing to not think of the pressures of life.

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  5. Rose

    Jan 20, 21 07:50 PM

    Blue rose...Different is good

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  6. Goofy

    Jan 20, 21 07:48 PM

    This is my method of drawing Goofy on Microsoft Paint. I sent it to Janet Deane by Co-op Academy Southfield e-mail and she appreciated it.

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  7. A Blue Heron

    Jan 18, 21 08:36 PM

    After studying pictures of blue herons I was inspired to create one in colored pencil. I found out that blue heron's are protected by the United States

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  8. Boat house

    Jan 17, 21 11:51 PM

    Life is like sailing...we can't change the direction of the wind.But we can adjust our sails to reach our destination...

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  9. Portrait of a woman

    Jan 17, 21 11:50 PM

    With ballpoint pen Nataraj 1.0mm.

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  10. Direct pen imaginary art

    Jan 17, 21 11:49 PM

    So here a building is also included in this art.

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  11. A Belated Gift

    Jan 17, 21 11:39 PM

    A Belated Gift

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  12. Some Original character drawings

    Jan 16, 21 10:10 PM

    Done in my sketchbook with pen and comic markers this drawing for all people interested in drawing in this style :)

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  13. Imaginary art directly with pen

    Jan 14, 21 03:23 AM

    This one has more details than the previous one.

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  14. Say no to plastic surgery

    Jan 11, 21 09:06 PM

    We don’t need to spend millions for plastic barbie girl look we should love ourselves for our natural beautiful bodies and give love to everyone sadly

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  15. Two imaginary art

    Jan 10, 21 05:50 PM

    Direct pen art

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