Japanese publisher Ichijinsha and animator / character designer Tomonori Kogawa are publishing an 144 page, over-sized art book chronicling Kogawa’s work on such classic works of Japanese animation as Space Runaway Ideon, Aura Battler Dunbine, and Combat Mecha Xabungle.
The hard cover art book, which is entitled Sunrise Artworks, features some 150 pieces of full color artwork as well as a long form interview with Kogawa reflecting on his years with Sunrise and his work alongside directors such as Yoshiyuki Tomino. Sunrise Artworks will be released in Japan on June 30, 2017. It retails for 4900 yen ($43.22 US) plus tax.
Source: Anime! Anime!
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