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50 Manga Must-Haves

From Manga Tattoos to Naughty Fine Art

— June 9, 2010 — Fashion
This cluster of manga must-haves will have you wanting to jump on the first flight to Japan. Modern anime, cosplay, fashion and makeup all draw influences and inspiration from manga. Prepare to take your eyes for a walk on the wild side. Manga is everywhere nowadays; there is manga candy, sneakers and artwork too. You'll see just how many manga must-haves and manga-inspired innovations there are by clicking through this cluster, which includes everything from manga tattoos to naughty fine art.
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Activity
Freshness
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Animezing Sneakers
Animezing Sneakers
'My Own Shoe Monster' by James Whitworth Gives a Manga Touch to Pro-Ked Kicks
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Quilted Manga Sneakers
Quilted Manga Sneakers
The Nike Air Zoom Tiempo are Inspired by a Japanese Football Comic
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48
Japanese Mural Manholes
Japanese Mural Manholes
The Remo Camerota 'Drainspotting' Book Documents the Asian Art Movement
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47
Celebrating Cross-Cultural Icons
Celebrating Cross-Cultural Icons
'Bat-Manga!'
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46
Sociopolitical Manga
Sociopolitical Manga
Afuganisu-tan
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45
Manga-Style Accessories
Manga-Style Accessories
Kanye West Jewelry
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44
Manga Candy
Manga Candy
Anime Fans Go Mad for Pocky
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43
Manga Matrioska Invaders
Manga Matrioska Invaders
Smirnoff Black Milan Ad
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42
Avril Lavigne to Become Manga Cartoon
Avril Lavigne to Become Manga Cartoon
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41
Manga Cat Dishes
Manga Cat Dishes
'Tigrito' Cat Feeding Bowls by Miriam Mirri for Alessi
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40
Mangafied Disney Plushies
Mangafied Disney Plushies
The Disney Pook-a-Looz Plush Toys Take Character Traits to the Max
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Celeb Anime Music Videos
Celeb Anime Music Videos
The Kristen Dunst ‘Turning Japanese' Video
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38
Anime Computer Manuals
Anime Computer Manuals
"Manga Database for Dummies" Debunks Organizational Issues
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37
Mangafied Vases
Mangafied Vases
Traditional Ming Meets Techno-Pop With 'Manga Ormolu'
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36
Metropolitan Manga Festivals
Metropolitan Manga Festivals
Anime LA is Absolutely Insane
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35
Manga-Themed Transportation
Manga-Themed Transportation
Japan's Anime-Embellished Trains
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Manga Candy Makers
Manga Candy Makers
The Bandai Pocky Machine Could Feed a Family for Days
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33
Business Manga
Business Manga
The Adventures of Johnny Bunko by Daniel H. Pink
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32
Manga-Inspired Ceramic Art
Manga-Inspired Ceramic Art
Sci-Fi Japanese Figurines
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31
Manga Airport Lounges
Manga Airport Lounges
The Tao Yuan International Aiport in Taiwan is Adorned in Hello Kitty
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30
Fake Manga Manes
Fake Manga Manes
Look Animated in Wigs from Tokyo Girls' Hairstyles
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29
Virtual Manga Relationships
Virtual Manga Relationships
Otaku Displays Memories With Anime ‘Friends' in Scrapbooks
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28
Manga Money Troubles
Manga Money Troubles
Anime's ‘Ecomic' Crunch
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27
Iconic Manga Tributes
Iconic Manga Tributes
These Hello Kitty Tattoos are More Like Hell Kitty Tattoos
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26
Manga Graffiti Paintings
Manga Graffiti Paintings
Ayami Kawashima Artwork Combines Two Popular Art Styles
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25
Anime Figurines in Costume
Anime Figurines in Costume
MikkuMiku Kagami Nendoroid Reflects International Cosplay Craze
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Designer Fashion Anime
Designer Fashion Anime
Louis Vuitton and Takashi Murakami Create ‘Superflat First Love’
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23
Mega Eye-Enlarging Makeup
Mega Eye-Enlarging Makeup
Covergirl Teens Ad Goes For Manga Peepers
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22
Manga Fairytales
Manga Fairytales
'Red Riding Hood' by Chris Burge Illustration Takes an Anime Spin on a Classic
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21
Anime Business Cards
Anime Business Cards
Manga Self-Marketing
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20
Manga Marriages
Manga Marriages
Petition for Human-Anime Unions
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19
Mangatography
Mangatography
Chris Scarborough's Freaky Anime Portraits
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18
Harajuku Heroines
Harajuku Heroines
'Gothic Lolita 2010' by Toxic Etiology is Cutesy With a Punk Edge
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17
Modern Manga Streetwear
Modern Manga Streetwear
'Anime Warrior' by Ethan Allen Takes a Comic Approach to Contemporary Clot
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16
'Kill Bill' Barbie
'Kill Bill' Barbie
Danny Choo Creates 'Mirai Dollfie,' a Manga-Inspired Murderess
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15
Angry Manga Manipulations
Angry Manga Manipulations
Shohei Otomo Adds Intense Ferocity to Cheery Comic Characters
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14
Domestic Manga Mashups
Domestic Manga Mashups
Dan Luvisi's Artwork Blends Comic Book Styles
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13
Marketing Food with Anime
Marketing Food with Anime
Japan Uses Cute Manga Characters to Sell Rice
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12
Manga Munchies
Manga Munchies
Cakes & Cupcakes With a Hint of Anime & Manga
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11
Anime-Inspired Shoes
Anime-Inspired Shoes
Manga Footwear
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10
Extreme Makeup
Extreme Makeup
Famous Faces Showcase the Power of Cosmetics
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9
Naughty Fine Art Figurines
Naughty Fine Art Figurines
Jessica Lichtenstein Studied Art for a Long Time to Get 'Undressed'
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8
Manga Parties
Manga Parties
Anime-Themed Halloween Costumes
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7
Manga Car Wraps
Manga Car Wraps
The 'Ita G Festa' Show in Japan
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6
Manga Manicures
Manga Manicures
Japanese Nail Art Features Hello Kitty-Inspired Nails & More
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5
Realist Manga Dolls
Realist Manga Dolls
Anime Comes to Life with the Creations of Maya Kirill
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4
Anime Street Art
Anime Street Art
Manga Graffiti from All Over the World
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3
Magnificent Manga Makeup
Magnificent Manga Makeup
Anime-Inspired Cosmetics & Extreme Makeup
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2
Manga Tattoos
Manga Tattoos
Japanese Cartoon Ink, from Super Heroes to Cute Anime Faces
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1
Manga Makeup
Manga Makeup
Extreme Japanese Anime Eyes
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