Oriental vibes in a European manga
A Euromanga triumph
A breed of monsters known as Nemeses is threatening mankind. They are opposed by a group of people who, upon surviving the monsters’ attacks, have acquired incredible magical powers.
Engaging, enthralling, colourful and fun. For the first time in Italy, an event dedicated to the European manga that's taking over Japan: Radiant.
A fantasy world reminiscent of Japanese shonen manga, brought to the halls of Palazzo Roncale through original tables, illustrations, colour studies and sketches by French comic book artist Tony Valente.
Imaginative plot lines that speak to our emotions
Come see us from 16 October 2019 to 26 January 2020!
Open every day
Monday through Friday from 9 am to 7 pm
Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 9 am to 8 pm
The magical mark of JapanContemporary forms of Japonism are heavily influenced by manga and anime. Demonstrating the impact of Japanese aesthetics on the visual culture of 21st Century Europe, in recent years one comic book has emerged as a leading vehicle of Japanese styles and models: Radiant.
The threat from aboveCreated by French artist Tony Valente, Radiant takes us into a vividly imaginative world populated by monsters that fall from the sky, the Nemeses, and by the sorcerers committed to finding their enigmatic “nest”: Radiant.
An initiatory adventure set in a fantasy universe much like those of Japan's shonen manga, with a young hero who finds himself tackling increasingly arduous challenges - a world laden with references to the Japanese manga tradition but reworked in an unmistakably “Euro” key: natural disasters, biological mutations, medievalisms (mighty kings, armoured knights, the Inquisition...)