Nearly 500 sensational illustrations with the taste of manga and anime. Manga, anime, and video games are some of Japan s modern cultural contributions to the world. Girl, Illustrated is a provocative collection by 100 professional illustrators who rise above the throng in this subculture. It features 500 high-quality works in the manga and anime styles which have been getting more and more popular all around the world showing female characters in various enticing poses. This book will be a must-have for manga and anime fans, as well as for professionals in the video gaming industry. It will also be a useful source of information and inspiration, highlighting hot trends for those in the advertising and publishing fields. Featured illustrators are all from Japan, such as mota, Akatsuki Kato, gorobots, redjuice, refeia, Nino, Masakichi and more."
Tsuyoshi Ito is an associate professor at the Tokyo Polytechnic University (Department of Manga); a part-time lecturer at the Musashino Art University (Department of Arts Policy & Management), Waseda University (School of Culture, Media, and Society) and Kuwasawa Design School; a lecturer at Amusement Media Sogo Gakuin (Manga course); and a member of the Japan Society for Studies in Cartoon and Comics.