Anime and Manga Drawing Tutorials and All Things Anime

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How to Draw Different Styles of Anime Heads & Faces

Anime heads

This tutorial looks at how to draw different types/styles of anime and manga heads and  faces going from the more common styles to the more stylized (also known as “Chibi”).

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How to Draw Anime & Manga Male & Female Hair

Anime maile and female hair

This tutorial explains the fundamentals of drawing different types of both male and female anime and manga hair. It also provides detailed example drawings from the front side and back views.

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4 Ways to Draw Crying Anime Eyes

Crying anime eyes

This tutorial explains how to draw crying anime and manga eyes in four different variations as well as how to place anime eyes on the head. It also has some basic example of drawing a crying face overall but the main focus is on the eyes.

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4 Important Steps to Draw Your Own Manga or Anime Character

Manga style ninja girl

If you are looking to create your own manga or perhaps even your own animation you will probably have to draw and design at least one protagonist.

Even if you feel quite comfortable with your drawing ability properly designing a character that you will draw over and over can be challenging. The following tutorial offers some tips on the most important steps of making your own manga or anime character.

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12 Anime Facial Expressions Chart & Drawing Tutorial

Anime face expressions

This step by step tutorial explains how to draw some of the more popular anime and manga facial expressions. The examples are of a female anime face but some of the same principals can also be applied to drawing male faces.

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How to Draw Different Types of Anime and Manga Eyes

anime eye types

Anime eyes are one of the most definitive characteristics of the anime and manga drawing style. Depending on the artist and the type of character that is portrayed there are almost countless variations.

This tutorial focuses on some of the more common types of anime and manga eyes and looks at some potential reasons as to why they are drawn the way they are.

You can also look at the How to Draw Anime Eyes and Eye Expressions tutorial on this site for some more detailed instructions.

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Tips on How to Learn How to Draw Anime and Manga

How to draw anime

If you are a fan of anime or manga and would like to learn how to draw in the style but have no idea where to start these are some tips that can help.

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How to Draw an Anime Girl Body Step by Step Tutorial

Draw anime girl

In this tutorial you will find very detailed step by step illustrations and instructions on how to draw a female character in the anime and manga style.

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How to Draw Anime and Manga Hair – Female

Anime Hair

This tutorial illustrates how to draw anime and manga hair and some common anime and manga hairstyles for a female character.

For an in in depth tutorial on anime hair also see:

How to Draw Anime & Manga Male & Female Hair

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It’s Not My Fault I’m Not Popular Manga Review

It's Not My Fault I'm Not Popular Tomoko Thumbnail

Here is a quick review of an interesting and at the time of this review fairly new manga series:

It’s Not My Fault I’m Not Popular (Watamote for short).

It’s Not My Fault I’m Not Popular follows everyday life of a socially awkward high school girl named Tomoko and the ridiculous things she does in her attempts at becoming “popular”.

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