Popular Animator Behind Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Anime Series and Fate/Grand Order Opening, Releases First Art Book!

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Popular animator Hosoi Mieko is known for her work on anime series like Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash and the opening of the Fate/Grand Order game, and soon fans will be able to enjoy her incredible illustrations in her first ever art book! PIE International (based in Tokyo’s Toshima ward) is releasing Hosoi Mieko Artworks on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017.

Hosoi Mieko is an animator and illustrator who has grabbed the world’s attention with her work as character designer for the smash-hit 2016 anime series Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash. Hosoi Mieko Artworks is a captivating collection of illustrations from anime series and games that this extremely talented artist has worked on. In addition to past series by Matsukaze Koubou (a circle centered around Hosoi Mieko and anime director Nakamura Ryosuke) from their popular exhibition at last year’s Comiket 91, Hosoi Mieko’s Artworks also contains a bonus comic starring the girls featured in the book’s original front cover artwork.

The artwork in this book includes illustrations from Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash, Aiura, Psychic School Wars, the Your Lie in April opening, the Battery ending, the Fate/Grand Order opening, Space Brothers: Number Zero, and Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju, plus plenty of original illustrations.

Hosoi Mieko Artworks Preview

In-Store Purchase Special Gifts
Purchase your copy of Hosoi Mieko Artworks at one of the following stores to get your hands on a special gift!

・Animate: Exclusive illustration card (4-color process print)

・Yurindo: Cover illustration A3 poster

・Bunkyodo Bookstore – Animega: Fate/Grand Order opening artwork A4 clear file

・Comic Toranoana: Fate/Grand Order opening artwork A4 clear file

・Keibunsha Bambio: Set of three illustration cards

・Please check the PIE Comic Art homepage for details of the special gifts available at other bookstores and at PIE Comic Art authorised dealers.

Book Details
Format: B5 variant (220 x 182 mm | 8.7″ x 7.2″), 240 pages (full colour)
Price: ¥2,800 (plus tax)
Release Date: Jan. 30, 2017
ISBN: 978-4-7562-4848-0
Sales Agency: PIE International
Available at: Bookstores across Japan

Source: PR TIMES