The Toyota Aygo enters a new dimension, speeding from the city streets to the frames of an original Manga cartoon. Leading Manga artist Sonia Leong has been commissioned by Toyota to create an adventure story in which the superhero’s wheels are a truly one-off version of Aygo.
Sonia is to reveal her work and her new character creation on the Toyota stand at the 2014 MCM London Comic Con at ExCel on 24 October. Her story will be transformed into a short animated Manga film, again with Aygo playing a central role.
The shift from showroom fact to comic book fiction has not been difficult, as the design team that produced new Aygo numbers many Manga fans, not least Chief Designer David Terai, a self-confessed devotee of the classic Manga character Astro Boy.