This book presents a large amount of Eisaku Kubonouchi’s latest work and original artwork, mainly drawings, using his overwhelming technique.
Eisaku Kubonouchi is the creator of the manga “Tsurumoku Bachelors’ Dormitory,” set in the late 1980s, and has now expanded his activities from manga production to illustration.
His quintessential illustrations are of pale, cute girls.
The unique and one-of-a-kind expressions created by his hand-drawn illustrations with his distinctive soft touch and colors have won him many fans beyond generations and genders.
EISAKU KUBONOUTI ART WORKS
This book features a large number of line drawings, mainly of Eisaku Kubonouchi’s latest works.
The one-of-a-kind works produced by Kubonouchi’s hands are divided into categories, each with his own commentary.
Drawing Girls / Drawing Children / Drawing People from Overseas / Drawing Uncles, etc.
ONE PIECE×EISAKU KUBONOUCHI (Nissin Cup Noodle CM “HUNGRY DAYS ONE PIECE”)
In the animated commercial “HUNGRY DAYS” for Cup Noodles, the characters of the manga “ONE PIECE” are depicted as if they were high school students in the present day. Mr. Kubonouchi designed the characters in the “HUNGRY DAYS” commercial.
The film features the design drawings of the main characters, including the pirate gang “Straw Hat Gang,” as well as the original commercial drawings, along with Kubonouchi’s commentary.
Exclusive long interview with Hidesaku Kubonouchi: “I will draw with paper and pencil until I die.
The meaning of his persistent commitment to analog depiction, the appeal of black-and-white line drawings, the meaning of a single line, the starting point of drawing, and more.
●Q&A “20 Things to Ask Eisaku Kubonouchi”
(All in Japanese)
- Release Date:
- July, 2021
- Seibundo shinkosha
Debuted in 1986 with “OKAPPIKI EIJI” published in “Weekly Shonen Sunday” (Shogakukan). He was an assistant to Kazuhiko Shimamoto for a while. He was mainly active in seinen manga magazines, but gradually fell into a slump in drawing manga. He broke his body in 2010 and once declared the cartoonist closed.
He continued to paint, so he published on Twitter. From 2014, work began to come in through Twitter, and he is engaged in activities that go beyond the boundaries of manga, such as illustration, commercials, and character design. He draws sketches with pencils and colors them with Copic, sticking to analog painting methods.