Animation & Photography

universejapan May 23, 2012 0

  • Ilya Kuvshinov – Illustration Magazine Review
    The 2017 December issue of the Japanese magazine Illustration is a special feature on Ilya Kuvshinov, a Russian born illustrator currently based in Tokyo. Ilya’s captivating illustrations of beautiful female subjects has won him a huge fan base, with 250 thousand followers on Twitter at the time of writing. I’ve previously reviewed his first art […] The post […]
  • Gunnm – The Manga Behind Alita : Battle Angel
    20th Century Fox just released the first trailer for Alita : Battle Angel. Check it out below – There’s much ongoing debate with regards to the unnaturally large eyes of the main character, something which didn’t really bother me that much ( She is after all, a cyborg and not a human ). Some viewers […] The post Gunnm – The Manga Behind Alita : Battle Angel […]
  • The Art And Soul Of Blade Runner 2049 Book Review
    This oversized hardcover volume documents the art and making of director Denis Villeneuve’s sequel to the groundbreaking sci-fi film Bladerunner, Blade Runner 2049. The book is written by journalist Tanya Lapointe, who shadowed the creative/film crew over the 2 years of production as she documented their work. Included in the book are a good balance […] The […]
  • Utagawa Kuniyoshi Art Book Review
    Utagawa Kuniyoshi ( 歌川國芳 1798-1861 ) was a Japanese master artist well versed in the ukiyo-e style of woodblock prints and painting. The themes of his art work, often realized in bold and vibrant colors ran the gamut from legendary samurai characters, landscapes, beautiful women, Kabuki actors, cats and more. Some of his work were […] The post Utagawa Kuniyo […]
  • Sazae-san : Nissin Cup Noodle Anime Commercial
    Holding the Guinness World Record for the longest running animated television series, Sazae-san originated as a manga series written and illustrated by Machiko Hasegawa. It was adapted into a tv series in 1969 and is pretty much a household name in Japan. This Hungry Days series of animated commercials by Nissin Cup Noodles re-imagines the […] The post Sazae […]

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