●TALK● JIRO MATSUMOTO X KATSUHIRO OTOMO



Katsuhiro Otomo has been participating for the last week in various events in the TRIBUTE TO OTOMO EXHIBITION. Today a  talk show by Jiro Matsumoto (松本次郎) and Katsuhiro Otomo took place in Tower Records Shibuya Store 8F Exhibition Hall. 

●SIGNATURE● TRIBUTE TO OTOMO exhibition




Katsuhiro Otomo has been signing in the TRIBUTE TO OTOMO exhibition that is taking place until june 18th in the SpaceHACHIKAI on the eighth floor of the Tower Records Building in Tokyo. Here some of the signature illustrations he did for the attenders.

●TALK● KOSUKE KAWAMURA X KATSUHIRO OTOMO



To celebrate the TRIBUTE TO OTOMO EXHIBITION, a talk show by Kosuke Kawamura (河村康輔  and Katsuhiro Otomo took place in Tower Records Shibuya Store 8F Exhibition Hali. Kawamura has collaborated various times with Otomo in recent years the last ne in the Shibuya PARCO construction site wall.

via: http://towershibuya.jp/2017/06/03/99302 …

●TALK● KIM JUNG GI X KATSUHIRO OTOMO




To commemorate the TRIBUTE TO OTOMO EXHIBITION, today a talk show took place in Tower Records Shibuya Store 8F Exhibition Hall between  Korean illustrator Kim Jung Gi and Katsuhiro Otomo. Image via: @OtomoTribute

●EXHIBITION● TRIBUTE TO OTOMO (トリビュート 大友克洋)




Tower Records has organized an exhibition featuring the artwork collected in the book TRIBUTE TO OTOMO that pays omage to Katsuhiro Otomo's career. The book is an extended edition of the catalogue of the homonym exhibition that took place in the 'Festival International de la Bande Dessinée d’Angoulême' back in 2016. Artist such as Masamune Shirow, Masakazu Katsura, Tsutomu Nihei and Katsuya Terada pay tribute to Otomo in this exhibition and his illustrations can be purchased as t-shirt and as other kinds of merchandise too.

The exhibition will take place from june 3 to 18, 2017 in the SpaceHACHIKAI on the eighth floor of the Tower Records Building ( タワーレコード渋谷店) in Tokyo. Entry will be 800¥.

Follow Tribute to Otomo Exhibiton on Twitter: @OtomoTribute

List of available products and prices:

Main Visual T-shirt ¥5,400
Main Visual Tote Bag ¥3,000
Illustration T-shirts:
· Hisashi Eguchi ¥4,800
· Masamune Shirow ¥5,000
· Sushio ¥4,800
· Fumiko Takano ¥4,800
· Katsuya Terada ¥4,800
· Tsutomu Nihei ¥4,800
· Jiro Taniguchi ¥4,800
· Yoshida Sensha ¥4,800
· Ludovic Debeurme ¥4,800
Can batch set ① ~ ⑤ ¥6,480 each
Original label beer ¥1,000
Illustration poster ¥3,000 each
· Masakazu Katsura
· Masamune Shirow
· Range Murata
· Hiroyuki Asada
· Mochizuki Minettaro
· Akihiko Yoshida
· Atsushi Kamijo  ¥2,000

●SIGNATURE● TRIBUTE TO OTOMO mural



Katsuhiro Otomo made a signed selfportrait on the mural of the TRIBUTE TO OTOMO exhibition that opens its doors on june 3 in SpaceHACHIKAI on the eighth floor of the Tower Records Building.



●TV PROGRAM● NICHIYŌ BIJUTSUKAN 'BRUEGEL × KATSUHIRO OTOMO' (日曜美術館「ブリューゲル×大友克洋」)



The 44th issue of NHK's Nichiyō Bijutsukan (日曜美術館) TV program focuses on 'A trip to feel Bruegel in Antwerp, Belgium' (ベルギー・アントワープへ ブリューゲルを感じる旅). Kastuhiro Otomo's contribution to the TOWER OF BABEL exhibition that is taking place in Tokyo, with the illustration INSDE BABEL is a central element of the 45 min long feature.

●INTERVIEW● OLLIE BARDER X KATSUHIRO OTOMO



The Forbes magazine contributor Ollie Barder has interviewed Otomo extensively at his studio.

Read the full interview here: https://goo.gl/LzDSLh

Ollie Barder covers gaming and pop-culture in japan. You can follow him on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. He has also founded and continue to manage the mecha gaming site, Mecha Damashii. He also does toy reviews for http://HobbyLink.tv

●ILLUSTRATED ESSAY● MUSICA NOSTRA (ムジカ・ノストラ) #46



MUSICA NOSTRA (ムジカ・ノストラ) #46Published in Shueisha's GRAND JUMP (グランドジャンプ) no. 12 magazine in 2017-V-17.
2 pages | B/W.



MAGAZINE DETAILS

Publisher: Shueisha (集英社)
Release date: 2017-V-17
Issue date: 2016-XI-2
Language: Japanese
Size: 26 x 18 x 2 cm
Retail price: ¥350

Available in Amazon JP:
Paperback: http://amzn.to/2roT19z

●EVENT● SHIBUYA PARCO



Kosuke Kawamura (河村康輔) and Katsuhiro Otomo will collaborate once again, this time covering with art the Shibuya PARCO Construction site, in Tokyo. Starting today and until the end of construction works in the summer 2019, Otomo's images collaged by Kawamura will cover the whole construction site wall. The events in AKIRA are set in a future Neo-Tokyo in the year 2019.