Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review

Posted By yonghow on July 20th, 2017

Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review

Famed Japanese illustrator and character/mecha designer Akira Yasuda ( Akiman ) showcases his beautiful collection of Gundam related illustrations in this art book (安田 朗 ガンダムデザインワークス). The contents includes illustrations from the G-Reco and Turn-A Gundam anime series, created for cd and dvd art covers and marketing materials.

Also included are character and mecha designs from the above series as well as the Turn-A manga Wind Of The Moon (月の風) and the PS game MS Saga : A New Dawn (トゥルーオデッセイ). A long interview with the artist is also included.

Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review

(above right) One of my fav illustrations of the character Kihel Heim from Turn-A.

Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review

(image above) Loving the soft pastel color palette that Akiman often uses in his illustrations.

Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review
Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review

Anime fans of G-Reco and Turn-A, as well as Akiman will find a lot to like in this art book. Highly recommended.

If you enjoy Akiman’s art work, be sure to check out his Akimando book, as well as the Art Of Street Fighter.

Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book details :

– Dimensions – 11.6 x 8.3 x 0.6 inches
– Softcover, 135 pages
– Full Color, in Japanese

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3 Responses to “Akira Yasuda Gundam Design Works Art Book Review”

deepanshu titiyal

Always followed most of the fantasy and sci-fi artist love their work in this area.

Mfon

Got this a couple of weeks ago.
lovely book.
only downside is i can’t read the interview.

yonghow

Mfon – I’ve only skimmed through the interview contents. I mostly just look at the art work… 😛