College of Arts

Department of Cartoon and Animation

Comics and animation are one of the popular arts, a form of advanced culture, of the present society, providing a place for new communication as well as playing a pivotal role in the cultural industry.

In the age of digital contents in the 21st century, it is combined with new media which is leading to new expansion of the cultural industry. Comics and animation also have social functions that effectively convey images as information and cultural functions of visual communication media.

In recent years, the Department has expanded into various content areas ranging from comics, animation, video, characters, and games based on digital contents.

It aims to cultivate and empower professionals who will lead these future arts by exploring these characteristics in the status of art and industry.