User Instructions for Manga109

Please contact us with an outline of the intended use of the data set, certifying that it is to be used for academic purposes. We can then send you the download page address and a password.

Proper use of Manga109

Users are requested to strictly observe the following rules when using Manga109:

Other points

When including manga extracts in an academic paper or video, users are requested to acknowledge the author’s copyright to the material by including the copyright mark © followed by the author’s name, and to acknowledge their use of Manga109. In addition, when quoting Manga109 material in an academic paper, users are requested to cite the related paper. Title:Y.Matsui, K.Ito, Y.Aramaki, A.Fujimoto, T.Ogawa, T.Yamasaki, K.Aizawa, Sketch-based Manga Retrieval using Manga109 Dataset, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer, 2016


Please send an email to The email should contain your name, affiliation, address, current position, phone number, email and purpose of the use of the dataset. Due to our system trouble, a part of requests sent from May 8th to June 25th might have been dropped. If you sent an application during this period and have not received any response, please send us an email again.