Tuesday, September 30, 2008

DESIGN | EYCA contest



We have designed a logo for the international contest organized by EYCA, European Youth Card. The previous logo was Hercules with European stars around, so we thought it would be fun to simplify it, and just take a curly hair out of his head as a logo.

Friday, September 19, 2008

EXTRA + ROCK MONSTER STRIKES BACK by Ken Ishii

I ordered this CD because of it's cover art drawn by Katsuhiro Otomo. I then realize that the author Ken Ishii EXTRA had a great music animation video directed by Koji Morimoto, who has collaborated with Otomo in many occasions.

ROCK MONSTER STRIKES BACK by Ken Ishii & Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra

Epic records / 25 min
Release date: 1996.07.21

Track Listings
1. ロック・モンスター・ストライクス・バック
2. エクストラ
3. 同(ダムズ・テクノパラ・リミックス)

Available in Amazon US / ES / JP

Thursday, September 11, 2008

WORLD APARTMENT HORROR directed by Katsuhiro Otomo



Based on a manga work written by Katsuhiro Otomo and drawn by Satoshi Kon, World Apartment Horror is the film adaptation directed by Katsuhiro Otomo. I was looking for this DVD for a long time and I've just found it in Amazon Japan Marketplace.

WORLD APARTMENT HORROR

Directed by Katsuhiro Otomo
SME - Visual Works 
97 minutes / Color / Dolby / Letterboxed /Japanese
Release Date: 2001.08.22
    Available in Amazon US / ES / JP



Wednesday, September 03, 2008

WARNING! by Katsuhiro Otomo

Today I found in Amazon Japan marketplace WARNING! CHARACTER DESIGNS OF GENMA TAISEN by Katsuhiro Otomo. A hard to find book with sketches and designs by Otomo for the 1983 Rintaro directed movie Genma Taisen a.k.a Harmagedon.

WARNING!キャラクターオブ幻魔大戦 by Katsuhiro Otomo


Kadokawa / 88 pages / Japanese
Release Date: 1983.05
Check availability on Amazon US / ES / JP

Monday, September 01, 2008

Hayao Miyazaki at Venice Film Festival




Hayao Miyazaki has attended to the Venice International Film Festival for the world premiere of his latest film: Gake No Ue No Ponyo. Miyazaki doesn't travel a lot abroad, so is great to have him at Venice.