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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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The Ultimate Unreal Manga Odd Couples
An Illustrated Collection with bonus material
The Ultimate Unreal Manga Odd Couples<br/>An Illustrated Collection with bonus material
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Full of odd duos and trios!!
An imaginary manga cover collection by Jiro Suzuki, manga artist of Higurashi When They Cry5: Curse Killing Arc.


Jiro Suzuki, manga illustrator for Higurashi When They Cry5: Curse Killing Arc and MAGiMAGi, is obsessed with odd duos and trios that have contrasting ages, physiques, social classes, personalities. In this collection, Jiro expands the imagination and creates an imaginary manga series with odd character duos (or trios). Book cover illustrations from these imaginary odd-couple manga series are accompanied by character profiles and brief storylines.
Originally a web series appearing on PIEs website, this collection is now available in a single collectable volume! As an added bonus feature for this book, Jiro has created 24 original pages of character profiles and 26 pages of manga introducing these funny and charming characters.

The odd duos (and trios) featured in this book are...
&#9829; A young sister who has her body taken over by an evil dragon and an elder brother, who is almost a servant to his sister, seeking to get her back.
&#9829; A man who seems like an intelligent gentleman but who is actually a meathead!
&#9829; A veteran cop and a brainy, nerdy rookie.
&#9829; An exorcist and a tiny monster.
&#9829; An innocent princess and a trainee knight girl.
&#9829; An Otokonoko (a man who cross-dresses as a woman) and a pilot who only loves airplanes.
&#9829; A really hot and popular femaleco-pilot and her male co-pilot (who believes he, too, will be hot and popular someday).
&#9829; An overly delicate gay werewolf and a shut-in gamer vampire and a gigantic elementary school boy who is actually an android.
&#9829; A wise old forest snake (who is actually half-human/half-snake) and its human servant.
&#9829; A naive incubus and a tired middle-aged Chinese vampire.

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Jiro Suzuki
Manga artist/illustrator.
Created illustrations for the manga adaptations of the Higurashi When They Cry5: Curse Killing Arc (Square Enix) and MAGiMAGi. Game illustrations ofFate/Grand Order(TYPE-MOON) and Touken Ranbu-ONLINE-(DMM GAMES/Nitroplus). Character design for the original animation film LAIDBACKERS, smartphone game Icchibanketsu Online and more.
Twitter@jirosuzuki
Size : 210 x 148 mm
Pages : 112 pages (4C80P)
Binding : Softbound
Release Date : Feb/2020
Language : Japanese
Price : $1,600.00
Oct/2020 release in the US/Europe
Fashion illustration: Outfit of the Day
Fashion illustration: Outfit of the Day
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Cool and stylish, an illustrated fashion guide. A brand new way to find your own best looks.
Fashion illustration is a new genre in the Japanese illustration scene, offering the most up-to-date, modern and practical styles for everyday. This book introduces 40 up-and-coming illustrators from Japan who are becoming popular on social media, including DaisukeRichard the author of Kikanetsu (9784756251046) published in June 2019. Filled with loads of cool, stylish coordinates and color patterns, this guide offers a whole new way for discovering new trends in fashion. Find your own outfit of the day!
Size : 240 x 165 mm
Pages : 192 pages
Binding : Softbound
Release Date : Jan/2020
Language : Japanese, some English
Publisher : PIE International
Price : $2,000.00
Sep/2020 Release in US/Europe
Gadgetry Shirow Miwa Design Archives (Updated English Edition)
Gadgetry Shirow Miwa Design Archives (Updated English Edition)
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The long-awaited ultimate illustration collection of Shirow Miwa, known as the author of manga DOGS, takes us deep into the core of his imagination!
Characters from the game Fate / Grand Order, Saber/Sigurd and Lancer/Brynhild are now included in this updated English edition!


Shirow Miwa, the Japanese manga artist and illustrator, is best known for the manga series DOGS and RWBY, but has also contributed to visual works such as the 7th Dragon 2020 and Fate / Grand Order games, and the animated films Kiznaiver and JOKER GAME. In his career as a manga artist and an illustrator, Miwa has drawn a range of edgy characters from ancient people with animal ears, summoned beasts and superhero-like aliens, to true bad boys wearing glasses, pretty girls riding robots, a mysterious priest, samurai in sailor uniforms, brutal twins, a macho butler, a hot final boss and many more
How were these distinctive characters created? Where does Miwas imagination comefrom? What was he thinking while he was working on each of these stunning visual works?
Delving into the core of Shirow Miwas imagination, this book will fascinate those in the animation and gaming industries with its treasured rough sketches, character model sheets, and visual illustrations. Included at the end is Shirow Miwas own commentary on each manga, game, and animations, which he wrote as part of each works creative team. This additional material gives readers insight into his creative process and thinking and allows them to witness the moment of birth of each of his mysterious yet attractive characters.

This book is an updated English edition of Gadgetry Shirow Miwa Design Achieves, which was originally published in Japan. The cover image has been redesigned to feature Saber/Sigurd and Lancer/Brynhild from the game Fate / Grand Order. This edition also showcases new character model sheets of Saber/Sigurd, which will surely satisfy the fans of Shirow Miwa hoping to collect all of his artworks.

Artist Bio
Shirow Miwa is a Japanese manga artist and illustrator. He is well known for his manga DOGS / BULLETS & CARNAGE which is serialized in the manga magazine ULTRA JUMP. He has also contributed to games and animation works such as 7th DRAGON 2020 / 7th DRAGON 2020-, Kiznaiver, JOKER GAME, Fire Emblem: Smash Brethren 3, and worked on Fate /Grand Order as a character designer. His success as an illustrator seems unlimited. He also works as a member of online creative unit supercell.
Author : Shirow Miwa
Size : 235 182 mm
Pages : 304
Binding : Softbound
Release Date : Dec/2019
Language : English
Publisher : PIE International
Price : $2,500.00
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
Welcome to the Peculiar Antique Shop
The Art of Makurakurama
Welcome to the Peculiar Antique Shop<br>The Art of Makurakurama
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The first art collection of Makurakurama.

Makurakurama is an up-and-coming creator who became an instant star upon the release of the short story comic The Peculiar Antique Shop: Plague Doctor and Mrs. Antlers on Twitter (to the artists 77K followers) in 2018.
The world of Makurakurama is full of darkness and beauty. The owners, guests, neighbors, and other characters that appear in the antique shop suffer from grief, fear, or pain in their minds. The gothic-style costumes and motifs, such as skeletons, dolls, corpses, taxidermy and natural specimens, and of course love, lends a dark, fantastical atmosphere to the stories. But these stories never become an incurable tragedy. Makurakuramas refined brush work and the sense of hope, of finding light in the darkness, always brings a redemptive element to the stories.
This book is the first art collection of Makurakurama with short stories, comics and illustrations. Even those who know nothing about Makurakurama will be fascinated by these stories, which are never as despairing and painful as they first seem and even end in happiness. Why not ring the bell of peculiar antique shop and see for yourself?
Author : Makurakurama
Size : 210 x 148 mm
Pages : 128 pages
Binding : Softbound
Release Date : Nov/2019
Language : Japanese
Publisher : PIE International
Price : $1,800.00
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