The cover illustration for 2021 is by Hong Kong’s popular artist, Little Thunder, who has more than 700,000 followers on Instagram and is attracting attention not only in Japan but around the world.
A pictorial record that symbolizes the “now” of Japanese illustration. From a wide variety of pop culture to contemporary art and ever-changing online culture,
It is a gorgeous competition by 150 talented writers who have crossed over a variety of Japan’s unique illustration scenes that are attracting world attention.
The book design was written by Tomoyuki Arima, a ki model presented by the writer.
More than 90% of the published writers have been newly replaced from the previous book “ILLUSTRATION 2020”.
Even the writers who continue to appear in the previous book do not record the same work,
All pages have been revamped, making it a catalog that touches the tip of contemporary illustration.
Furthermore, in this book, in order to fully enjoy the charm of each artist’s world view, color usage and brush strokes.
We have adopted the latest printing technology “Brilliant Palette (R)” that specializes in art books and art prints.
A ~ mi ~ / aoitatan / Akakura / Aki / Aki Ishibashi / akira muracco / Atha / _an / Andowaka / Anna 〒 / Inuyama / umao / uyumint / unpis / N1 / Delicious shark / Okawaki / OK / Oku / Ozakiemi / Oz / After a long time / ohuton / Omura Village / Takashi / Cold Hayabusa / Hard shellfish / Kato Tomoka / Kana / Kamin / Kayahara / Yoshiro Kawakami / Leather cicada / Reio Kisumi / Kita / Eri Kitamura / Miki Kitamura / Express No. 2 / killdisco / Yoshiro Kawakami / Kuura Kuu / Kunoo / Kumazo / Gurin. / Koteri / Tsumi Koto / Komi Hikaruko / Komugiko 2000 / SAITEMISS / sakiyamama / Sakusha 2 / Megumi Satsuki / First train / jyari / Sho / Jiwataneho / Haruna Sudo / Spika / Somaazu / Somehei Katsushi / soyatu / Daisuke Richard / Takenami Otowa / Takemoto Akaru / Tatsumi / tamimoon / tarou2 / Chikai Hiromi / Chutana / CHOU YI / Chon * / Ninety-nine yen / Exit collar / Exit set / Tefutefu / Den / Toru tea / 12stairs / docco / Tomowaka / Toyutoyu / NAKAKI PANTZ / Nakajima Hanano / Nakamura Miharu / Nakamura Yumi / Nagi / najuco / Meijisei / NARUE / Nuku Nuku Nigiri Meshi / Ney / Twist / Moto Shuhei / Paisen / August 96 / Batan / Hana Chatani / Hanabushi / banishment / Rinko Hara / Akira Harada / Haruichi / Higashi Mizutamari / Higashi no / Higuchi Kyoka / Higuchi Komori / Hiraizumi Haruna / POOL / Fukagawa Yu / Fujimoto Gold / Fuyu Akatsuki / Fuyu Yori Kairi / Hoshikai Yuzuko / Hotake Fujimaru / Honoyu / HOHOEMI / Makurakurama / Machi / matumot / Manode Marina / mame / Mizusawa Soap / Mizuno Hiroshi / mitani / Minami Ayaka / Miyoshi Yoshimi / Mi Riglam / Mirin / Mob Normal / Yu Mori / MON / Nanako Hachikan / Yamada Nao / Ryoji Yamada / Ryoji Yamada / UZNo / Mai Yoneyama / Richard-kun / Little Thunder / Rinana / Rinku / Ruisento / Leoen / LOWRISE / Rokkakudo DADA / ronoh / ROMI / Rorua / Wasu / Momo
- Release Date:
- December, 2020
Cartoonist and illustrator. Born in Hong Kong in 1984.
At the age of 11, he first posted in a manga magazine in Hong Kong, and at the age of 15, serialized the manga “SEED” in “Hoshijima Nippo” (newspaper). After graduating from high school, he started his career as a professional and published comics and illustrations in comic magazines in Hong Kong as well as in the Guangdong region of China.
Participated in 2009 Corsica Island Cartoon Fair, Tokyo Design Festa, and Toy Show in Taiwan and Singapore.
In 2009, he received the “Apple Baby Cat” Kodansha Morning International Newcomer Cartoon Award Sub-Award, and the “Kylooe” Ministry of Foreign Affairs Presidential International Cartoon Award in 2011. His activities range from paintings such as the novel “Budo Kyoyuki Trilogy” (author: Yasuo Takashi), CD jackets, interiors and collaboration with fashion brands.
In 2017, the “Happiness Hong Kong” project was realized in collaboration with Misaki Tanaka and CHAI. My hobbies are pole dance and photography. cat lover. Instagram@littlethunder
Little Thunder’s Products
Little thunder mini purse – une nana cool collab [TypeB]¥1,320
Little thunder mini purse – une nana cool collab [TypeA]¥1,320
Little thunder Totebag – une nana cool collab [TypeB]¥2,200
Little thunder Totebag – une nana cool collab [TypeA]¥2,200
ILLUSTRATION 2021 normal edition – cover : Little thunder¥3,080
ILLUSTRATION 2021 Special edition – cover : Little thunder¥3,080
Little Thunder – graniph collaboration T-shirt – Love [white]¥2,200
SCENT OF HONG KONG – LITTLE THUNDER ART BOOK¥2,750
SISTERHOOD LITTLE THUNDER ART BOOK¥2,750