A collection of best-selling artist Takeshi Obata’s work from 2001–2006, which contains definitive illustrations from popular series Death Note and Hikaru no Go. This gorgeous oversized art book is encased in a silver-stamped slipcase and is stuffed with 132 pages of full-color art, several massive foldout posters, special papers and 12 pages of artist commentary, including a “how to draw” section. It also includes three large double-sided laminated posters. This incredibly special art book is being offered as a limited edition print run of 10,000 copies.
About the Author
Takeshi Obata was born in 1969 in Niigata, Japan, and first achieved international recognition as the artist of the wildly popular Shonen Jump title Hikaru no Go, which won the 2003 Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize: Shinsei “New Hope” Award and the 2000 Shogakukan Manga Award. He went on to illustrate the smash hit Death Note as well as the hugely successful manga Bakuman, All You Need Is Kill, and Platinum End.