'500 Manga Characters' is a collection of manga clip art collected on one disc. Now artwork can be created quickly and easily using this collection of hi-res (300dpi) JPEG images that are ready to use in any project. The book accompanying the disc teaches how to use professional coloring techniques, add figures to backgrounds, combine them into a text document and even create original manga stories! A range of characters are included, from the heroic, dramatic, and historical to the comedic. There are also aliens, villains, monsters, and giant mecha robots. All illustrations are royalty-free and are also supplied as black outlines, offering endless coloring possibilities. The book includes a illustrated listing of all the images on the CD. These criteria include - pose, setting, mood, aspect, appearance, expression, characteristics, and physical appearance.