The most prominent auction house in the world is offering the finest pieces of modern manga to collectors.
On May 5th Sotheby’s in Hong Kong will launch several fast “pop-up” web auctions featuring 60 illustrations and animation cel-ga of universally adored manga characters from Pokemon, Dragon Ball, Gundam, and many more manga, books, anime, films, and games. All these pieces are created by legendary mangakas for the most notorious animation houses, like Studio Ghibli or Toei Animation.
Sotheby’s will also launch an exhibition of purchasable manga works to celebrate the power which this phenomenon has on all aspects of culture. This one will run starting from April 29th to May 8th and include 95 pieces.
Any details on starting prices will be revealed later.