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This second book by Stefan Riekeles, ANIME ARCHITECTURE: Imagined Worlds and Endless Megacities, presents the fantastic environments created by the most important and revered directors and illustrators of Japanese animated films. Anime Architecture celebrates the cityscapes of animated films such as:

AKIRA (1988) directed by Katsuhiro Otomo (大友克洋)
■Patlabor: The Movie (1989) directed by Mamoru Oshii (押井 守)
■Patlabor 2: The Movie (1993) directed by Mamoru Oshii (押井 守)
■Ghost in the Shell (1995) directed by Mamoru Oshii (押井 守)
Metropolis (2001) directed by Rintaro (りんたろう) Screenplay by Otomo
■Innocence (2004) directed by Mamoru Oshii(押井 守)
■Tekkonkinkreet (2006) directed by Michael Arias
■Rebuild of Evangelion (2007, 2009) directed by Hideaki Anno (庵野 秀明)

Unprecedented access to vast studio archives of original background paintings, storyboards, drafts, and film excerpts offers readers a privileged view into the earliest stages of conception, development, and finished versions of iconic scenes.


Publisher: Thames & Hudson 
Release date: 2020-XI-17
Language: English
Number of pages: 256
Size: 8.8 x 1.2 x 11.4 inches
Retail price: $45
ISBN-10: 0500294526
ISBN-13: 978-0500294529


Amazon US: https://amzn.to/3dOtyjK

Signed and dedicated copies: http://riekeles.com (Worldwide shipping)