Bait has customers all over the world, and naturally Japan is no exception. As far as Japanese Manga goes, however, this was a first for us.
One of the most popular reality shows in Asia is the Japanese version of Big Brother – Terrace House. The polite, thoughtful, and friendly atmosphere proved a great contrast to the western version and people all over the world were fascinated with the Japanese participants.
One of the participants, started early within the entertainment business and launched a one-on-one Facebook stream with his fans, for 100 days during the beginning of corona. As a comment to this a manga was ordered in Japanese, featuring the father behind the camera and the in-your-face style of the streams.
Bait has plenty of experience with cartooning and the company’s Art Director started off as a cartoonist and later matte painter. But Japanese Manga specifically was a first.