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What the Font?! – A Manga Guide to Western Typeface

What the Font?! – A Manga Guide to Western Typeface

Story and art by Kuniichi Ashiya, supervised by Masayuki Yamamoto

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A unique and engaging tool for learning about design using anthropomorphized Western fonts!

When the designer in a small production company disappears, Marusu is forced to take over the job of creating logos. Unfortunately, Marusu is a sales rep who doesn’t know the first thing about fonts. Luckily, Helvetica, the personification of that font, appears to guide Marusu into the world of typeface and design. Learn about typography in this fun manga story with anthromorphic fonts as your guide!

Story and art by Kuniichi Ashiya, supervised by Masayuki Yamamoto

Kuniichi Ashiya is a Japanese manga creator best known for What the Font?! – A Manga Guide to Western Typeface.

Masayuki Yamamoto is a Japanese design expert best known for What the Font?! – A Manga Guide to Western Typeface.