I Love Kawaii
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Moveover Powerpuff Girls, step aside Hello Kitty, get outof the way Rilakkuma—here come the cutest newcreations from Japan’s top artists in I Love Kawaii,a bright and bubbly guide to today’s most imaginative and adorable Kawaii art. Collected by the celebrated Kawaiiartist Charuca, I Love Kawaiishowcases page after page of cute, colorful creations. Perfect for fans ofmanga and anime, and featuring innovative artists from Japanese legends TakashiMurakami and Yoshitomo Nara to the worldwide design legends Devil Robots, ILove Kawaii offers a collection of images andproduct shots that is not only cutting edge, but also as cute as can be.
Illustration for a game published in Charlotte aux Fraixes magazine CHARACTER DESIGN MIX Promotional card DEVILROBOTS Tokyo, Japan www.devilrobots.com firstname.lastname@example.org Devilrobots is a studio in Tokyo, Japan. From a place crammed full of dolls and all types of pop items, Shinishiro Kitaii, the studio’s art director, is effectively a dispenser of kawaii characters. The studio specializes in the creation of graphics, characters, illustrations, animation, Web sites, and music.
time to delve inside their world will discover that there is a dark power behind these stubborn, retro-like creatures. I just love the Lilidoll figures; not only is Lilidoll’s attention to detail evident, but so is the care she takes to create them. Aside from her work in advertising and publications, native and foreign, Lilidoll also merchandises T-shirts, dolls, and all sorts of desirable objects. T-shirt design SNOW WHITE THORN FOREST GREEN BIRD MINA CHARACTER
Tokyo-based artist. Mizuka began as a freelance illustrator in 2006, specializing in the design of little animals and kawaii characters. As is usually the case with Japanese artists, Mizuka has created a unique line of illustrated objects and has also published children’s books. I just love the way she makes use of retro-like aesthetics from the 1950s and 1960s. She is one of the few Japanese artists who has distanced themselves from the classic kawaii to adopt a more Western approach. WHITE
through and through, in everything she does—from illustrations to the creation of a felt or fimo toy, slippers, or pretty little cakes. VERANO Watercolor and ink SUAVES COMO LA LANA Pencil and Photoshop BLACK & WHITE Digital vector RYOKO Tokyo, Japan ryokooekaki.ciao.jp email@example.com Ryoko is a Japanese artist living in Tokyo. She works as a freelance illustrator, and has also been developing her own kawaii-inspired world—a colorful place that abounds with
cusp of the form—for all its color, supercute graphics, and delightful sense of humor. I think these images are incredibly exciting; they carry me away to a dream world filled with bright colors and the sweet smell of candy. I welcome you to my kawaii world, and hope you enjoy your trip. ARANZI ARONZO Osaka, Japan www.aranziaronzo.com firstname.lastname@example.org In 1991, Yoko Yomura and Kinuyo Saito created the brand Aranzi Aronzo. Their premise is quite simple: “To create and sell the