Angel Touch - Akemi Takada Illustration Collection
A chronicle-like collection of works by Akemi Takada (高田明美), who works as a character designer and illustrator for many animations.
Includes illustrations and original works drawn such as "Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel", "Urusei Yatsura", "Kimagure Orange Road", "Magic Stage Fancy Lara", old and new from over 40 years of production. A collection of works that trace the trajectory of the author who has spun the representative female characters of Japan.
"Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel" is an animation that was broadcast in 1983 as the first work in the Piero Magical Girl series, and is a long-lasting work that is now enduringly popular in collaboration with many apparel brands.
Urusei Yatsura is an animated version of Rumiko Takahashi's manga and is a memorable masterpiece that made the name of Chief Director Mamoru Oshii known to the world.
"Kimagure Orange Road" is an animated cartoon of Izumi Matsumoto. It is a love comedy that represents the 1980s, and the heroine Madoka Ayukawa is said to have been the originator of Tsundere and gained explosive popularity.
In this way, Akemi Takada has designed animations for female characters who are universally popular from the 1980s to the present day. This book includes a wide range of illustrations from the 80's featured in video packages and magazines to book covers and original works from recent exhibitions.