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3 Great iPad Apps Students Can Use to Draw Anime and Manga

January 17, 2016
A few days ago we received a request from one of our readers asking about iPad apps to draw Anime and manga. Below are some of the titles we would recommend. Anime is a great tool to use in class to motivate students and engage them in a variety of creative tasks. For those of you keen on learning how to use Anime in your instruction, we highly recommend this excellent journal article authored by Julie Ruble and Kim Lysne entitled ‘ The Animated Classroom: Using Japanese Anime to Engage and Motivate Students’. If you have other suggestions to add to the list please share with us. Enjoy

1- Drawing Manga and Anime


Drawing Anime Manga Heroes with this application can be easy for kids and adults. Just choose a lesson you want to draw and try to do it! The app provides a large collection of lessons for drawing. Lessons differ in range of difficulty from easy, normal to hard.


2- How to Draw Anime Eyes


“Easily learn to draw Japanese anime and manga type eyes. These step by step drawing tutorials are so simple that it is great for everyone including kids.Develop your own unique hand drawing style with this drawing cartoon app.”

3- How to Draw Anime


This is another great app to help your students learn drawing Anime. The app provides a wide variety of video tutorials covering step by step instructions on how to sketch different parts of Anime.