Cover Girls – Katsuya Terada Art Book Review

Posted By yonghow on August 31st, 2011

Cover Girls - Katsuya Terada Art Book

Warning : Adult content ahead.

This gigantic Katsuya Terada art book might not fit on your shelf – it measures a good 14.8 inches ( 37 cm ) high  – check out the size comparison with my wacom pen and a copy of Monkey King 2.

Cover Girls - Katsuya Terada Art Book
Cover Girls - Katsuya Terada Art Book
Cover Girls - Katsuya Terada Art Book
Cover Girls - Katsuya Terada Art Book

Cover Girls showcases a bountiful collection of Katsuya Terada’s sexy females, donned in his favourite mix of exo-suits and bondage gear. ( I’ve actually omitted the more graphically explicit pieces as I’m not too comfortable showing them. ) The full page illustrations are beautifully reproduced and gives the viewer an excellent chance to study the artist’s painting style and strokes in close-up.

Cover Girls - Katsuya Terada Art Book
Cover Girls - Katsuya Terada Art Book
Cover Girls - Katsuya Terada Art Book

The 2nd half of the book is dedicated to his “Cover Girls”, a fantastic, larger than life collection of his female characters in high detail close-up. There’s a couple of illustrations here that also appear in his “Zenbu” art book, albeit at a smaller size – the rest are exclusive to this book.

Cover Girls - Katsuya Terada Art Book
Cover Girls - Katsuya Terada Art Book
Cover Girls - Katsuya Terada Art Book
Cover Girls - Katsuya Terada Art Book
Cover Girls - Katsuya Terada Art Book
Cover Girls - Katsuya Terada Art Book
Cover Girls - Katsuya Terada Art Book

(below) The hard cover volume is housed in a very sturdy cardboard case that is almost too eye-catching, and also comes with a four page “Terra’s Sticker book”. ( with illustrations gleaned from this book and also a one page comic strip from Rakuda ga Warau. )

Cover Girls - Katsuya Terada Art Book
Cover Girls - Katsuya Terada Art Book

Katsuya Terada’s “Cover Girls” art book details :

– Dimensions – 14.8 x 10.8 x 0.9 inches
– Hardcover, appr 120 pages
– Full color prints
– Comes with a sturdy hardcover case and 4 page stickerbook

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7 Responses to “Cover Girls – Katsuya Terada Art Book Review”

Zack

trying to decide if this is worth it to get; i already have Zenbu and Rakuga King.

Josh

any Terada book is always worth getting 🙂

yonghow

Zack – Josh has made it pretty clear on the worth of the book, haha.

Personally I think the biggest appeal of Covergirls is the absolute gigantic size of the prints, which really show off Terada’s work to great effect. As far as content is concerned, the 2 books you have are good. I actually would recommend Monkey King over this if you’re contemplating another Terada book. My 2 cents. :]

Zack

dude is fantastic, no doubt. i will probably get this at some point, just weighing in to make sure i’m not totally nuts.

keisha

Yeah right! I’m sure boys will love it! Just watch out. Your eyes might fall.

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