Kyoto International Manga Museum
umiyo Kono is an award-winning Japanese manga artist whose works have been adapted into television shows and films. She is known for In this Corner of the World and Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms. Giga Town: A catalog of manga symbols has been created by Kono as a way to showcase mampu, symbols like musical notes, drops of sweat on someone’s face, or other such small details that add character to the illustrated stories. Giga Town in TERA TOWN is an interactive exhibition featuring a photo spot, an area where visitors can draw and display their own mampu, workshops. There is also a drawing on display that Kono created specifically for the exhibition.