Gundam EZEight (rx_79g_ez_8@yahoo.com)
Mon, 29 Jan 2001 22:49:59 -0800 (PST)


so he designed Amuro AND Seabook? no wonder they look
kinda similar...
--- James Boren <jboren@earthlink.net> wrote:
> Just released-
>
> The Complete Works of Yasuhiko Yoshikazu
> 2800 yen
> Media Factory
> ISBN4-8401-0198-1
> 146 color pages on heavy stock
>
> Only about a fourth of this book is devoted to
> Gundam, but since
> "Yas" put the face on Gundam as character designer
> for first gundam
> (and F-91) if figured this book would be of
> interest to the list.
> Especially since this book reproduces Yas's most
> recent Gundam work
> like the covers of, Giren's Greed, the Chogokin
> Gundam, Symphonic
> Gundam, and the Gundam Character Encyclopedia.
>
> Also included are paintings from other anime like
> Reideen, Combattler
> V, Zambot 3, Giant Gorg, Arion, Venus Wars, Crusher
> Joe, and the
> Dirty Pair. (I've gotten way too used to the Adam
> Warren ver.) plus a
> bunch I'd never heard of before.
>
> Yas is a great artist, so if you like his style this
> is a good
> presentation, and the price isn't too bad. Yas's
> early work comes off
> as rushed "technique-ie" illustrations. But he's
> always an excellent
> draftsman and you can see his work keeps improving
> over the years. I
> really dig his recent Gundam paintings. Absolutely
> beautiful.
>
> This book is a great buy for the Yas fans. Those who
> appreciate art,
> illustration, and late 70's, early 80's anime will
> like it as well.
>
> -James
>
>
>
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