Magazineworld has published Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋) & Katsuya Terada's (寺田 克也) VIVA EL CICLISSIMO (ビバ・イル・チクリッシモ!). The box set includes two books in a slipcase and a special bag illustrated by Terada. The softcover volume collects the cycling related illustrated essays written and drawn by Katsuhiro Otomo, Katsuya Terada and other manga artists in the section CARBON HEART of DENGEKI ANIMATION MAGAZINE ( 電撃アニメーションマガジン) from 1999 to 2001. And OSYARE HANDLE published in MONO magazine from 2001 to 2006. The hard cover volume is an illustrated journey by Katsuhiro Otomo and Katsuya Terada to Italy to see the Italian cycling race, the Italian Giro. This second book can be read starting from both sides, one for each artist. Otomo's side is 48 page long and was previously published in BRUTUS magazine in 2007-VII-15.
BOOK DETAILS Publisher: Magazineworld (マガジンハウス)
Release date: 2008-IX-10
Number of pages: 112+80 Size: 11.6 x 8.4 x 1.1 inches
Retail price: ￥6,090