MANABI JOURNEY is an online school operated by WENET Inc., a maker of educational materials in Japan. They have started to provide three advanced courses which target pre-artists with intermediate skills since December 18, 2018. Japanese and English languages are supported.
The themes of the newly added courses are “Create a storyline,” “Sketch background scenery” and “Color drawings.” You can see lessons conducted at Japan Animation & Manga College (JAM) , which are compactly arranged for the online courses so that you can learn techniques efficiently.
Besides, you will not only view lessons but also submit your assignment and get a feedback from a professional instructor.
The fees for the new courses are the following.
Create a storyline course: About 40 thousand JPY (for 11 lessons and 3 assignments)
Sketch background scenery course: About 22 thousand JPY (for 10 lessons and 2 assignments)
Color drawings course: About 13 thousand JPY (for 9 lessons and 1 assignment)
Last but not least, you are allowed to use the service 90 days after your last login for free repeatedly. (If you don’t log in for 90 days, you cannot use the service.)