If you love Manga, you'll eat Manga For Dummies, right up. This step--by--step guide shows you how to create all of your favorite Manga characters from rough sketch through final full--color renderings. You'll build your skills as you draw animals, mythical creatures, superheroes, teenagers, and villains--along with their weapons, cars, and homes. Soon you'll be inventing your own characters and placing them in stylish poses and stirring action scenes. Before you know it you'll be knocking out storyboards and plotlines for you own Manga book. Find out how to: * Gear up for drawing with all the right tools and materials * Develop the basic skills of Manga figure drawing * Customize and accessorize your Manga characters * Design spectacular weapons, gadgets, mechas, and vehicles * Create 3--D drawings and give characters motion and emotion * Write an exciting Manga Story Complete with a stunning, full--color 8 page insert, Manga for Dummies is your real--life guide to the ultimate fantasy world.