Overview of DIPLOMA in MANGA ILLUSTRATION

2 Year and 8 Months (N/214/4/0227)01/27(MQA/PA 15200)12/26

The students of the Diploma in Manga Illustration course will develop their creative abilities through manga and illustration production based on the know-how of the manga department of NDS, which has a long history in Japan. With a practical curriculum that incorporates the cultures of both Japan and Malaysia, we aim to develop creators that can work locally and internationally

Diploma in Manga Illustration (MI)

Education that embodies imagination through manga output

Digital drawing techniques adapted for various medias

A globalized curriculum, Japan and Malaysia

Course Syllabus

Career Opportunities

Manga Artist

Manga Artist Assistant

Illustrator

Character designer

2D Game Designer

Concept Artist

Animator

Novelty Goods Designer

The opportunities open to graduates of the program is not limited by the industry of their study choice. Whether it may be the animation, games or visual effects industry, students are groomed to showcase the necessary abilities and aptitude required for the industry.

Education that Embodies Imagination Through Manga Output

In addition to drawing illustrations, students will focus on specialized methods on how to incorporate new imagination into manga, and learn about story making and manga composition.

Digital drawing techniques adapted for various media

Our illustration course focuses on teaching students how to adapt manga illustration skills to various digital formats. It covers essential techniques for translating traditional manga art into digital creations such as webcomics, anime series, graphic novels and interactive platforms. Students will learn how to use digital tools to enhance their storytelling and artistic expression in making their manga or illustrations versatile and adaptable for today's diverse digital media landscape.

Globalized curriculum, Japan and Malaysia

With the combination of Japanese and Malaysian course syllabi, you can learn a fusion of both countries' learning of design.

Free Trial Class

At our individual school information sessions, our staff will give you a one-to-one introduction to our school

NDS Malaysia Free Trial Class

Education that embodies imagination through manga output

Digital drawing techniques adapted for various medias

A globalized curriculum, Japan and Malaysia

Student Testimonials