original anime manga comics illustrations character design
by sonia leong - professional artist & illustrator

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my webcomics

Manga Mama   Manga Mama - COMING SOON! Updates on (most) Wednesdays! Comic strip about motherhood for the comic artist.

Fujo Fujo!   Fujo Fujo! - ONGOING! Updates on (most) Tuesdays! Comic strip about female otakus in the UK.

Aya.Takeo   Aya♥Takeo - COMPLETED! Romance/Sci-fi in neo-classical Japan.

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This subscription service lets you pledge as little as $1 a month to help me get my original work out faster! Patrons get exclusive access to finished art before anyone else, more WIP shots, tutorials, tips/tricks on my methods/settings, extra photos of me/my work place and screencast videos! For $3 or more, there are additional rewards such as signed prints and BESPOKE DIGITAL SKETCH COMMISSIONS - think of it like paying for a custom sketch in instalments! Head over to find out more.


buying my books or artwork

Online bookstores:
If published by Sweatdrop Studios, please buy direct! Conventions or the Sweatdrop Studios Shop.
If published by anyone else, have a handy list of all my books on Amazon!

Shop locations: Availability of my books in stores on the street varies on publisher and how cool the store buyers are. Here are a few places that stock my work.
Orbital Comics, London - Sweatdrop titles and more
Red Garden Manga, Reading, UK - Sweatdrop titles, woo!
Waterstones, nationwide - stocks my work with larger publishers

Original art and limited run prints: Head over to my Etsy shop, ART from SONIA LEONG

all my social media and portfolio links



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artists, writers, enthusiasts

Sweatdrop Studios banner   I'm part of Sweatdrop Studios, a UK comic collaborative / independent publisher of original manga with over 80 series and graphic novels. We also have a dedicated art discussion forum.

Dock / Hayden Scott-Baron Emma Vieceli Morag & Sergei Lewis / Toothycat Rebecca Burgess Irina Richards Chloe Citrine Ruth Keattch Joanna Zhou Marbles John Aggs Nanna Li Fehed Said Faye Yong Paul Duffield Bettina Kurkorski / Dreamworld Studio Yishan Li Jared and Lindsay Cibos Vanessa Wells Selina Dean Laura Watton-Davies Wing Yun Man Azure Rik Nicol GailMcColl.co.uk TAO by Leilani AL Studios banner Stirfried Planet Unwinged Angel Star Remix www.dragonberry.com

The Art of Stuart Green - A landscape painter, based in Cambridgeshire
Agata's Art Page - A Polish comic artist with a lovely indie style

dealers, industry, clients, resources, media, forums


Authors Abroad - They manage most of my manga workshops in schools
Otaku.co.uk - a very well stocked anime/manga/Japanese culture online store
dinkybox.co.uk - great little website for toys and manga art supplies
genkigear.co.uk - very cute and high quality t-shirts
Terratag - cool anime t-shirts
SelfMadeHero - publisher of Manga Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet
Tokyopop - Global leader in translating and publishing manga
Wacom-Europe's Manga site - leading graphics tablet manufacturer
Letraset - Manufacturer of screen tone and colour markers, buy direct
ADV Films UK - Anime DVD distributor and licensor
Manga Entertainment - Anime DVD distributor and licensor
Art Net Directory - Directory of UK artists and services
tokyo15.co.uk - Imported Japanese Toys, all the real deal!


BritAnime.org.uk - British resource site
NEO Magazine - UK Oriental Pop culture magazine
Anime UK News - Anime/manga news site
Otaku News - Anime/manga news site
UK Manga XL - Independent Manga review site
Hi Japan Directory - Japanese Culture links
Anipike - Anime link directory since internet began

Images and website are copyright Sonia Leong 2003-2015 unless otherwise stated
Don't use my images without permission. Hotlinking is not allowed