Where artists show their manga-inspired fan art

Fans at last year's Doujin Market here. More than 300 artists from 14 countries will take part in this year's event and it is expected to draw 20,000 people.
Fans at last year's Doujin Market here. More than 300 artists from 14 countries will take part in this year's event and it is expected to draw 20,000 people.PHOTO: NEO TOKYO PROJECT

The seventh edition of Doujima here will have seminars on many topics and allow fan art collectors to meet artists face to face

Artist Lyana Lee has done what many young illustrators dream of doing.

She pursues her passion fulltime and makes a living from her work, which includes melancholic goth drawings with Japanese flower motifs. Her output ranges from fan art featuring popular K-pop boy band BTS to drawings of original characters.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 04, 2019, with the headline 'Where artists show their manga-inspired fan art'. Print Edition | Subscribe