House of Manga Aspirations: Japan

Japan is the home of manga. With over 140 manga magazines, it's produced countless international hits. A Tokyo NPO runs several share houses for young artists who hope to make a mark as manga creators. Those aged 18-35 who are seriously pursuing the profession may live in these homes. Some offer direct guidance from professionals and over 120 artists in these share houses have since made their professional debut. Meet the young people chasing their dreams over their three-year residence.