B: The Beginning Artworks
The ultimate must-have material book
This book collects rare, never-before-seen production materials from B the Beginning, the first season, such as character model sheets, story boards, still images, rough background illustrations, and layout drawings, all of which will sure to be treasure trove for hardcore fans. The text is translated into English but the original Japanese handwriting (instructions) remain on the layout and story board.
- Size：210×197 mm (8.3 ×11.7” )
- Pages：192 Pages
- Publisher：PIE International
- Production I.G (Supervisor) / PIE International (Editor)
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Feb/2020 release in the US/Europe
[Kazuto Nakazawa Profile]
A character designer and a director of Anime series, Kazuto Nakazawa is best known for the animation sequence of the movie <i>Kill Bill</i> directed by Quentin Tarantino, and also for character design for <i>Samurai Champloo</i>. He has also animated Linkin Park’s song <i>Breaking the Habit</i>. He is the 2007 London International Award gold winner for Animation Cel category as the director of a Japanese commercial.
[Promotion related to second season distribution and first season Blue-ray release]
-Second season will be distributed worldwide through Netflix from March 2019.
-Special teaser will premier in March.
-Blu-ray of the first season will be released on 26 April.
-To promote this Blu-ray release, a special viewing event will be held at a theater in Japan, showing all 12 episodes of season one over 2 days.