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Beautiful Scenes from a Fantasy World: Background Illustrations and Scenes from Anime and Manga Works

Everyday Scenes from a Parallel World: Background Illustrations and Scenes from Anime and Manga Works

OTOMO KATSUHIRO: 20 POSTERS  -Reprints of Classic Posters-

The Art of Shichigoro

THE ART OF POSUKA DEMIZU

MOMENTARY: The Art of Ilya Kuvshinov

CANNABIS WORKS 2 Tatsuyuki Tanaka Art Book

BEST OF BISHONEN: Most Updated Boys Illustrations from Japanese Comics and Games

Zawa-zawa: Treasured Art Works of Ashley Wood

MANGA DESIGN: Book Designs for Japanese Comic Books

PAREIDOLIA: A Retrospective of Beloved and New Works by James Jean

The Art of Grasshopper Manufacture: Complete Collection of SUDA51 - A Great Video Game Designer in Japan

More Heroes and Heroines: Japanese Video Game + Animation Illustration

GAKI: A Girl and Monsters' Night Parade

KATSUYA TERADA 10 TEN: 10 Years Retrospective

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Nov/2019 release Worldwide
ETERNAL: Ilya Kuvshinov Illustration Works
ETERNAL: Ilya Kuvshinov Illustration Works
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Over 1.6 million Instagram followers!
The second original illustration artwork collection from the character designer of Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 and The Wonderland, Ilya Kuvshinov!


Following the worldwide success of Momentary (9784756248756), we are proud to present this second illustration artwork collection from Ilya Kuvshinov. This book collects over 300 new artworks the artist posted on social media, which were created after Momentary was published. This collection book also includes some of Ilyas commercial works adding extra variety to this 2nd book.

After the success of Momentary, Ilya has gained popularity and has done some exhibitions and commercial works. One of the most prestigious jobs Ilya was offered was as the character and visual designer for the anime The Wonderland (directed by Keiichi Hara; Crayon Shin-chan series) and Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045. This talented illustrator, who was influenced by many Japanese artists, now has 1.6 million followers worldwide on Instagram, and is established as an influencer of other illustrators around the world.

As in the previous title, this book uses special printing technology to reproduce the beautiful colors of Ilyas CG illustrations, enhancing the possibility of 4-color printing. Because the previous book was solely focused on collecting Ilyas artwork which was presented on Ilyas social media, the book was in a square format. But this time, we have produced this book in a larger format to include some of Ilyas commercial works adding extra value and quality into this book.

[Artist bio]
Ghost in the Shell was Ilyas first encounter with Japanese Anime. This totally new experience, at the age of 6, gave Ilya a shock and made Ilya delve into the world of Anime and Manga. Ilya started learning how to draw from age 11 and studied architecture at University in Moscow. But in order to seek a career in a creative field, Ilya joined a game developing company. Then Ilya move on to work as a concept artist and a director at motion comic company and produced Anime-like motion pictures. At the same time Ilya started posting illustrations on social media. In 2014, Ilya decided to move to Japan to build a career in a country that he had long dreamed of working in. In 2016, Ilya published Momentary which became an instant bestseller and made his name in the industry.
Author : Ilya Kuvshinov
Size : 235 188mm/9.3 7.4"
Pages : 224Pages Full color
Binding : Softbound
Release Date : Nov/2019
Language : J/E bilingual
Publisher : PIE International
Price : $2,300.00
Asia and Australia Only
Goldfish Princess Encyclopedia
Goldfish Princess Encyclopedia
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An epoch-making book featuring goldfish transformed into kawaii princesses

All the goldfish princesses featured in this title are illustrated in watercolor by Kinuyo Iwata, who started illustrating goldfish princesses in 2011 after marrying her husband, who was working at an aquarium fish shop. Forty-five breeds are featured through the authors personification concept, each accompanied by an explanation on its origin and history by Younosuke Kawada, the goldfish master, who has 40 years of experience with goldfish.

Each of the characters are personified to match the goldfishs country of origin. Twenty-five extra illustrations and tutorials on how to illustrate a goldfish princess are also included as special extra content. Chapters are divided by goldfish type: Common Goldfish, Ryukin, Ranchu and Oranda. Find your own favorite goldfish princess.
Author : Kinuyo Iwata (Illustrator) Younosuke Kawada (Supervisor)
Size : 210148mm
Pages : 136 pages (Full color
Binding : Softbound
Release Date : Aug/2019
Language : Japanese
Publisher : PIE International
Price : $1,800.00
Nov/2019 release in the US/Europe
SUSHIO THE IDOL
SUSHIO THE IDOL
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The complete collection of todays most talented animator

Sushio is a Japanese animator and illustrator who started his career as an animator at studio Gainax working their world-famous TV animation series Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995). After drawing animation for many renowned anime series and movies such as One Piece, in 2013 he did the character design of the internationally big hit anime series Kill La Kill which took him to the pinnacle of his career.

This book is his long-awaited first commercial collection that looks back over his career to date. It features notable works from Kill La Kill, Gurren Lagann, Momoiro Clover Z, along with a panel illustration of Anime Matsuri 2015, his work overseas for an annual anime convention held in Texas, and much more. This book also features Sushios illustrations of AKIRA: two original illustrations depicting the imaginary post-AKIRA world, which was officially approved by Katsuhiro Otomo himself, and two illustrations taken from Otomos tribute book.

The illustrations from EVANGELION merchandise for the movie will amaze fans as never-before-seen rare works of Sushio. The book showcases not only full color illustrations but also rare rough sketches that provide an illuminating glimpse into Sushios creative process. Fans will not want to miss this comprehensive account of one of todays most talented and prodigious animators.

[Artist Bio]
Sushio is a Japanese animator and illustrator. He started his career as an animator at studio Gainax, producers of the world-famous TV animation series Neon Genesis Evangelion. Sushios high level of drawing skill attracted attention within the anime industry and he went on to work on titles such as Gunbuster 2, Guren Lagann, Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt and several One Piece movies. In 2011, he joined animation director Hiroyuki Imanishis company Studio Trigger. Studio Triggers first original TV animation Kill La Kill was released in 2013 with Sushio as the main character designer. As an illustrator, he has also worked with many musicians, such as Momoiro Clover Z, Bump of Chicken and others.

Author : Sushio
Size : 220295mm
Pages : 304 Pages (Full Color)
Binding : Softbound
Release Date : Aug/2019
Language : English
Publisher : PIE International
Price : $3,200.00
Asia and Australia Only
The Art of yoco: For Eternity and a Second
The Art of yoco: For Eternity and a Second
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Like a scene from a romance movie

yoco is an illustrator who has been doing illustrations for BL (Boys Love) novels. Right now yoco is one of the up-and-coming illustrators who is gaining popularity on Social Media and is highly praised among the BL community. This is his first commercial book collecting his past illustrations and adding some originals which are not to be missed. yocos illustrations are crystal-clearly beautiful as art, going beyond the level of standard BL illustrations.
Author : yoco
Size : 210148mm
Pages : 152 pages (1041 pages in color
Binding : Softbound
Release Date : Jun/2019
Language : Japanese
Publisher : PIE International
Price : $2,100.00
Feb/2020 release in the US/Europe
PERSONA 5 the Animation Material Book
PERSONA 5 the Animation Material Book
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The long-awaited complete reference book of Persona 5: the Animation

Persona 5: the Animation is an anime television series produced by CloverWorks, a Japanese animation studio and a rebrand of A1 Pictures, renowned for making popular amine series such as Fairy Tail, The Promised Neverland, and Darling in the Franxx. the Animation is based on an internationally acclaimed role-playing video game Persona 5 which has sold over 2 million copies worldwide and a combined 9 million copies across all series.

This is a complete collection of material, giving fans detailed behind-the-scenes look at the developing artworks such as character profiles, props profiles, background designs and visual illustrations (including never-before-seen illustrations). The materials consists not only works from Persona 5: the Animation but also from the special episode Dark Sun, which was broadcasted in December 2018 and Stars and Ours, which was broadcasted in March 2019. Also includes an exclusive interview with the director Masashi Ishihama.

Not only fans of Persona series (both anime and games), animators and illustrators but also people who are interested in knowing what kind of materials are used to make anime and how the processes are developing will be intrigued by this book.
Author : PIE International (Editor)
Size : 257182mm
Pages : 272 Pages (Full Color)
Binding : Softbound
Release Date : May/2019
Language : English
Publisher : PIE International
Price : $2,600.00
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