Artbooks

Star Ocean: Anamnesis Official Art Works

Oh, Star Ocean: Anamnesis, how we hardly knew you. After a couple of years available on the Japanese iOS and Android app stores, Square Enix opted to bring tri-Ace's gacha-game smartphone instalment in the Star Ocean series to western audiences. This was...

Dive Into the Artwork of Darksiders Genesis in June 2020

When it comes to detailing the artwork and conceptualisation of the characters, setting and lore of THQ's long-running Darksiders video game franchise, Udon Entertainment has been the company to look to for a few years now. In the last...

Japanese Artist Mugi Tanaka Publishes Artbook – URBAN

Collecting over 100 full colour illustrations from the emerging artist and setting out to chart "her creative journey from office staff to the creator of the recently announced TV anime series CO;RYU and URAHARA" - Japanese artist Mugi Tanaka...

Udon Entertainment Release and are Quickly Selling Out of Copies of Yu-Gi-Oh! The Art of the Cards

Featuring the artwork of over 800 cards featured in the original Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters animated series, Udon Entertainment have released their latest artbook - Yu-Gi-Oh! The Art of the Cards. This hardcover artbook comes in at 150 pages, and is currently priced at $39.99...

The Characters of Street Fighter, Darkstalkers and More Unite for Street Fighter & Friends 2017 Swimsuit Special

Bringing together characters from Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, Rival Schools and Final Fight - Udon Entertainment have announced they will be offering Street Fighter & Friends 2017 Swimsuit Special as a 32-page full-colour book from July 27 2017. As its title already implies,...

Udon Entertainment to Publish Shovel Knight: Official Design Works in August

Following their other past design compendiums such as those for Dark Souls and many Persona games - Udon Entertainment have announced they will be releasing Shovel Knight: Official Design Works in August. As its title already implies, this will be an artbook based...

Date a Live Tsunako Artworks: Spirit

Back in 2016 I reviewed an artbook titled Tsunako Art Works: Converves, for which it received a strong score of 8.5 out of 10. Featuring the work of artist Tsunako, who has worked with Compile Heart on many of their...

Cardcaptor Sakura 20th Anniversary Illustrations Collection

Arguably one of CLAMP's most notable manga series, more than twenty years have passed since Cardcaptor Sakura first debuted in Japan. Over this time, many fans have been treated to the adventures of ten-year-old Sakura Kinomoto, who is tasked with reclaiming...

Pre-Orders Open for Phantom Brave PC

Back in the days when it was almost impossible to find Disgaea: Hour of Darkness on the PlayStation 2, Phantom Brave served as my introduction to the world of Nippon Ichi Software developed tactical RPGs. Containing several gameplay mechanics which have not been used...

Tsunako Art Works: Conserves

I imagine quite a few of you who are fans of JRPGs would have encountered the work created by Japanese artist Tsunako (つなこ). Primarily working on titles developed by Compile Heart, she has contributed her talents to a variety of...

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