During the currently on-going New York Comic Con, Udon Entertainment announced a number of license acquisitions for new art book releases scheduled for 2013. The announcements span over anime, game and character graphic books. Below are the details for each of these books:
Growlanser: Art Works
The Growlanser series of tactical role-playing games is a favourite of hardcore JRPG players with its gorgeous, intricate character designs, and dramatic storytelling.
UDON Entertainment’s Growlanser Art Works features the artwork of Satoshi Urushihara in a spectacular, 176 page release. Includes game covers, character designs, merchandising artwork, rare promotional pieces, creator commentary, and an exclusive interview with Satoshi Urushihara and the development team behind the Growlanser series.
Featuring materials from Growlanser 1 through 6, for titles appearing on the PlayStation, PlayStation 2, and PSP
Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations: Spring & Summer
Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations: Autumn & Winter
Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations: Spring & Summer and Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations: Autumn & Winter collect a stunning array of artwork from the Haruhi Suzumiya anime series, with the illustrations broken into seasonal themes.
Collecting illustrations from the series and original material created for anime magazines and other promotions… whether you want fun and sexy times at the beach or gorgeous Christmas and new year illustrations, you’ve now got Haruhi and co. for every season!
Midori Foo’s Book of Pictures
A massive, 300+ page illustration collection featuring the work of acclaimed artist and designer Midori Foo!
While her name may not be known to the general public, Midori Foo’s illustrations have graced video games, light novels, trading card games, art collections, and popular illustration magazines including Kikan S Magazine and FELLOWS! Magazine for years to come.
Vocaloid Hatsune Miku Character Graphics Collection: CV01 Edition
Vocaloid Kagamine Len & Rin Character Graphics Collection: CV02 Edition
Vocaloid Megurine Luka Character Graphics Collection: CV03 Edition
Q2 – Q3 2013
Following Udon Entertainment publishing the first official Hatsune Miku artwork in Pixiv Almanac earlier this year, the company has announced that they will be publishing not one but three Vocaloid Character Graphics Collections in 2013. Hatsune Miku, Len & Rin, and Megurine Luka will all start in their own character graphics collections, to meet the growing demand for Vocaloid-related artwork and products in North America!
Each volume features more than 30 artists’ spectaculr takes on the Vocaloid characters, from high-fashion to everyday activities, to pin-up style idol artwork to performance! More than 150 illustrations in each book!