●SIGNATURE● SYD MEAD EXHIBITION


Katsuhiro Otomo attended the SYD MEAD EXHIBITION (シド・ミード展) PROGRESSIONS TYO 2019, shown from April 27 to June 2, 2019 at the 3331 Arts Chiyoda, where he made a drawing in the visitors wall.

●COMMENT● SYD MEAD EXHIBITION



Katsuhiro Otomo's comment on the SYD MEAD EXHIBITION (シド・ミード展)  PROGRESSIONS TYO 2019, that is taking place at the the 3331 Arts Chiyoda until June 2, 2019. The exhibition is a retrospective on the artworks of futurist designer Syd Mead, who worked on films such as Blade Runner and Tron which had a great influence on Otomo.

●ILLUSTRATION● MANGA ACTION (漫画アクション) No.9 5/7



Katsuhiro Otomo has illustrated the cover of Manga Action (漫画アクション) magazine No.9 - 5/7 coinciding with the  publication of his 17 page-long manga: KIBUN WA MŌ SENSŌ 3 DATTA KAMO SHIRENAI (気分はもう戦争 3 だったかも知れない), a sequel to KIBUN WA MŌ SENSŌ  (気分はもう戦争) written by Yahagi Toshihiko (矢作俊彦) and illustrated by Otomo himself. This issue includes an extra-large poster and a postcard attached as an appendix featuring this same illustration. The original manga was collected as a book titled KIBUN WA MŌ SENSŌ (気分はもう戦争) (1982 edition | 2000 edition) after being serialized in Weekly Manga Action 38 years ago, between the years 1980 and 1981, in 16 chapters. Manga Action is the magazine in which Otomo debuted back in 1973 and where the majority of his short stories were published during the seventies and early eighties.


MAGAZINE DETAILS

Publisher: Futabasha (双葉社)
Release date: 2019-IV-16
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 450
Size:  25 x 17.2 x 2.8 cm
Retail price: 450¥

AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: https://amzn.to/2PsaEz7


●MANGA● KIBUN WA MŌ SENSŌ 3 DATTA KAMO SHIRENAI (気分はもう戦争 3 だったかも知れない)


KIBUN WA MŌ SENSŌ 3 DATTA KAMO SHIRENAI 
(気分はもう戦争 3 だったかも知れない)

Manga Action (週刊漫画アクション)
2019-IV-16 | 17 pages | B&W

Written by Yahagi Toshihiko (矢作俊彦)
Illustrated by Katsuhiro Otomo (大友克洋)

Magazine cover illustration by Katsuhiro Otomo (read more)

MAGAZINE AVAILABILITY:
Amazon JP: https://amzn.to/2PsaEz7


OTOMO'S NOTE

I started to draw on the 50th anniversary* of Manga Action but it took me so much time to use the pen. *2 years ago

●MAGAZINE● MANGA ACTION: KIBUN WA MŌ SENSŌ 3 digest


Manga Action (漫画アクション) magazine No.8 has published a digest of KIBUN WA MŌ SENSŌ (気分はもう戦争) the manga serialized 38 years ago, written by Yahagi Toshihiko (矢作俊彦) and illustrated by Katsuhiro Otomo (大友克洋) to prepare readers for the next issue No.9 in which the sequel of this story will be published. This next issue will include a postcard and an extra-large poster attached as an appendix.


MANGA ACTION (漫画アクション) No.8 2019年4/16号

MAGAZINE DETAILS
Publisher: Futabasha (双葉社)
Release date: 2019-IV-2
Language: Japanese
Number of pages:
Size: 25.4 x 17.6 x 2 cm
Retail price: ¥ 430


AVAILABILITY
Amazon JP: https://amzn.to/2Uslbio


●TRAILER● KIBUN WA MŌ SENSŌ 3 Promo




Futabasha has released a trailer to promote the new sequel to KIBUN WA MŌ SENSŌ (気分はもう戦争), the manga written by Yahagi Toshihiko (矢作俊彦) and illustrated by Katsuhiro Otomo (大友克洋) serialized 38 years ago. This new episode titled KIBUN WA MŌ SENSŌ 3 DATTA KAMO SHIRENAI (気分はもう戦争 3 だったかも知れない) will be published in Manga Action (漫画アクション) magazine No.9 on April 16th. The magazine will include as a bonus a postcard and an oversize poster.

Official site of Manga Action magazine: http://webaction.jp/action/

Video Production: Synchrotron Studio, Ltd. (合同会社 シンクロトロン・スタジオ


●MAGAZINE● MANGA ACTION: KIBUN WA MŌ SENSŌ announcement


Manga Action (漫画アクション) magazine has an announced in it's issue No.7 that Yahagi Toshihiko (矢作俊彦) and Katsuhiro Otomo (大友克洋) will collaborate once again in the sequel to KIBUN WA MŌ SENSŌ (気分はもう戦争)


MANGA ACTION (漫画アクション) No.7 2019年4/2号

MAGAZINE DETAILS
Publisher: Futabasha (双葉社)
Release date: 2019-III-19
Language: Japanese
Number of pages:
Size: 25.2 x 17.4 x 2 cm
Retail price: ¥ 430

AVAILABILITY
Amazon JP: https://amzn.to/2TQrtUG

●FRENCH BOOK● ROCKYRAMA hors-série AKIRA



This month's ROCKYRAMA french film centric publication is focused in its entirety in Katsuhiro Otomo's AKIRA both the manga and the animation movie. This book plunges into the heart of the Akira machine that revolutionized animation and fascinated the world. The book was first available in kiosks on January 29th and then distributed to libraries on February 6th.

MAGAZINE DETAILS

Publisher: Ynnis Edition
Release date: 2019-I-29
Language: French
Number of pages:
Size: 19,2 x 1,1 x 27 cm
Retail price: 14.95€
ISBN-10: 2376970385
ISBN-13: 978-2376970385

AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP:
Amazon US:
Amazon CA:
Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2VB513r
Amazon DE: https://amzn.to/2GT1KJs
Amazon FR: https://amzn.to/2SBuCqL
Amazon IT: https://amzn.to/2VuCcp2
Amazon ES: https://amzn.to/2VsDrVL