Haruhiko Mikimoto: Character Design Archives
Haruhiko Mikimoto is a Japanese illustrator, manga artist, and character designer who has led the Japanese animation industry for more than 35 years. He has participated in the creation of a number of iconic animation works that have gone down in the history of Japanese animation, and has created numerous unique and beautiful characters that have become an indispensable element in each animation. This book offers a thorough introduction to the process of creating various masterpiece characters from Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress to Mobile Suit GUNDAM: 0080 War in the Pocket, Gunbuster, and Mobile Suit GUNDAM Hathaway. This book also contains rough sketches of character designs, character illustrations, and original cel illustrations of animated masterpieces that Haruhiko Mikimoto has contributed.