Tuesday, September 30, 2008

EYCA contest



I have done a logo for the international contest  for a logo design for EYCA, European Youth Card. Previous logo was Hercules with European stars around, so I thought it would be fun to simplify and just take a curly hair of his head as a logo.

Friday, September 19, 2008

CD - ROCK MONSTER STRIKES BACK

I ordered this CD because of it's cover art drawn by Katsuhiro Otomo. I then realize that the author Ken Iishi' EXTRA had a great music animation video directed by Koji Morimoto.

ROCK MONSTER STRIKES BACKby Ken Iishi & Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra
Epic records / 25 min
Release date: 1996.07.21
Track Listings1. 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

DVD - World Apartment Horror

Based on a manga work written by Katsuhiro Otomo and drawn by Satoshi Kon, World Apartment Horror is the film adaptation of the same work directed by Katsuhiro Otomo himself. I was looking for this DVD for a long time and I just find it cheap on the 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

BOOK - 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 in Venice Film Festival




Hayao Miyazaki has atended to Venice International Film Festival film festival to the world premiere of his last film Gake No Ue No Ponyo. Miyazaki doesn't travel a lot so is great to have him atenice. Here the press conference he gave in three parts.