*Update 020212* The book review is now up ! Read it here.
Recently I’ve noticed many searches on my blog for “Kaba 2”, Katsuhiro Otomo’s upcoming art book so I’ve collected whatever information I’ve found to share with readers here.
Details are scant and I didn’t manage to find any preview pictures online, but here’s the information I’ve managed to glean from the publisher Kodansha :
– Dimensions : 28cm x 28cm ( Identical to the first Kaba art book )
– 208 pages, Hardcover
The list of artwork includes :
– Akira and Steamboy Illustrations
– Colored comics “BATMAN The Third Mask”, “ORBITAL ERA”
– Select storyboards, concept/character sheets for anime Roujin Z, Gundam : Mission To The Rise, Freedom
– Bicycle Illustrations ( might be similar material from his artbook Viva Il Ciclissimo, speculation only )
– Storyboards, Concept art for TBS’s Fairground Commercials, New Year Card Illustrations
– A 32 page Cannon Fodder illustration spread created specially for this book
– Various other yet to be published art work
Well, its a blind buy for me even without all the information above. I’ll do a more comprehensive review of the book once I get my hands on a copy. In the meantime, you can pre-order a copy by following the link below.
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