Museum Piece

My review of Yukinobu Hoshino’s Professor Munakata’s British Museum Adventure is up now on the Manga Entertainment blog. I don’t think I have ever seen an institution spend its junket money in a more productive way. The BM managed to get a ten-issue manga series read by tens of thousands of Japanese readers, and now this massive advert for what the BM is and what it means for the people of the UK. All because they invited the right artist at the right time, and made sure that he went home inspired. Now, if they’d invited Toshio Maeda…

2 thoughts on “Museum Piece

  1. Ah, the joy of happy coincidences. its wonderful when nothing more than a mix of good luck and good timing does something wonderful. Will definately be looking that title up (though I must admit I’ll probably only be borrowing it from the library than buying it, unless reading it instills me with a need to actually have it).

    As for your alternate scenario… please pass the brain bleach.

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