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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 ¡ÈKikanetsu¡É (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
ISBN¡§978-4-7562-5306-4
Release Date : Jan/2020
Language : Japanese, some English
Publisher : PIE International
Price : $2,000.00
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MJ Illustrations 2020 Supervised by Toru Minegishi
MJ Illustrations 2020 Supervised by Toru Minegishi
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The latest ultimate collection of
MJ Illustration,
a renowned illustration school in Japan.
MJ Illustrations is an illustration school run by famous Japanese illustrator Toru Minegishi. This is the 7th Annual book from MJ illustrations featuring 173 talented graduates and students who some already work as professional illustrator. 6 years ago when the first MJ Illustrations was published there were 93 students but now the number has doubled. MJ illustration is now one of the gateway to success for illustrators and this annual book is the best reference book to find out who is the next star in the Japanese illustration industry.
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Binding¡§Softbound
ISBN¡§978-4-7562-5304-0
Release Date : Jan/2020
Language : Japanese
Price : $2,000.00
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Machiya: The Traditional Townhouses of Kyoto
Machiya: The Traditional Townhouses of Kyoto
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The definitive book on machiya showcasing their traditional appearance and recent transformation explained in bilingual text.

From private residences to renovated properties operating as businesses, this book introduces everything you need to know about Machiya, also including never-before-seen cultural properties, with detailed and accessible commentary in bilingual text. Machiya are traditional wooden townhouses found throughout Japan and typified in the historical capital of Kyoto. Machiya in Kyoto have kept their traditional architectural form and community, creating a historic and traditional cultural atmosphere that attracts many tourist from all around the world. Machiya have become valuable cultural heritage, as many machiya have disappeared and have been replaced by modern houses. In this book readers can see and feel the ideas and wisdom of the people in Kyoto, who made full useof machiya design and the architectural characteristics of that optimize space and practicality, while keeping within the tradition. This book will not only be a perfect architectural reference book but also a great photography book to enjoy the delicate beauty of Japan.
Size¡§257 ¡ß 182 mm
Pages¡§224 pages
Binding¡§Softbound
ISBN¡§978-4-7562-5302-6
Release Date : Dec/2019
Language : J/E Bilingual
Price : $2,900.00
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Cutting Edge Designs in Packaging and Branding
Cutting Edge Designs in Packaging and Branding
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Full of attractive package designs that compel customer¡Çs to buy!

From cute, photogenic packages, limited edition regional souvenir packages and more, the market demands unique and attractive packages nowadays.
This book introduces carefully chosen package designs that attract consumers through cute designs and concepts. Moreover, when the package itself becomes the central concept, the book introduces the total branding scheme, as well. This book will surely be indispensable for any designers who want to know the key to creating package designs with excellent customer appeal.
Size¡§217 ¡ß 182 mm
Pages¡§352 pages
Binding¡§Softbound
ISBN¡§978-4-7562-5271-5
Release Date : Dec/2019
Language : Japanese
Price : $5,900.00
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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¡Ä
How were these distinctive characters created? Where does Miwa¡Çs imagination comefrom? What was he thinking while he was working on each of these stunning visual works?
Delving into the core of Shirow Miwa¡Çs 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 Miwa¡Çs own commentary on each manga, game, and animations, which he wrote as part of each work¡Çs 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.

¡ÚArtist Bio¡Û
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 ¡ß 182 mm
Pages¡§304
Binding¡§Softbound
ISBN¡§978-4-7562-5296-8
Release Date : Dec/2019
Language : English
Publisher : PIE International
Price : $2,500.00
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