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Advice for Drawing Male Characters

By KODA TADASHI and MANGA UNIVERSITY

Male manga characters head-size ratio

Drawing manga-style male characters can be a bit more challenging than drawing female characters because there are usually more choices you can make. But the basic approach is the same. You might already know that any anime/manga character is proportioned by counting the number of "heads tall" they are. In other words, a chibi character will only be the height of 2 to 3 times the size of his or her head, and typical "cartoony" manga characters are usually 5 to 7 heads tall. More realistic (and occasionally shoujo-style) characters are sometimes up to 8 heads tall. Keeping to these scales will ensure your chara...

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