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ART as 1® Japanese Professional Illustrators – Vols. 1, 2, & 3!
is America’s latest and greatest creative import: featuring 72 of Japan’s most celebrated illustrators and visual artists with contact information all in English.

While new to America, all of our professional illustrators are recognized as masters of their disciplines and many of them are established household-names in Japan, including: the Hiroshi Watanabe that “Watanabe Blue” was named after, the painter of the Japanese book covers for the Star Wars spin off novels, Tsuyoshi Nagano, illustrator of the Japanese covers for bestsellers like Bridget Jones’ Diary, Megumi Asakura, pastel & fashion masters Keiji Yuno & Shinichi Fukui, environmental champion Takashi Akiyama, brand character King & Queen Norio Hikone & Reichel Miyao, the edgy Radical Suzuki, anime innovator IMAITOONZ (of the feature film, Dead Leaves) and the up-and-coming C.G. animation superstar Hiroshii Yoshii.

ART as 1® is honored to represent 72 of Japan’s most revered artists, as a fresh, new creative resource for American art buyers. We at ART as 1® truly believe that the coming together of our two cultures will provide exciting opportunities for new and extraordinary creativity.  With offices in Los Angeles and Tokyo, ART as 1® is poised to help the creative needs of advertising agencies, manufactures and the entertainment industries worldwide. Industry professionals.

ART as 1® will serve as a great resource to American advertising and design professionals...”
       -- Vesna Petrovic, AIGA Board Member & Founder, three design (de3sign) studio

“...I welcome their extraordinary selection of talented artists to America.”
       -- Kurt Haiman, Founder & Sr. Partner G2 Worldwide.

The ART as 1® book features an amazing selection of character design, 2-D comics, digital rendering, editorial illustration, and other styles, and is an excellent source of reference and inspiration . . . It provides a well-chosen sampling of exciting and up-and-coming artists from Japan.”
       -- Martin Wong & Eric Nakamura, Giant Robot

ART as 1® fulfills a need for fresh, powerful, and colorful imagery . . . a useful resource.”
       -- Gordon Kaye, editor, Graphic Design USA Magazine

Japan Publicity, Inc. (serving the U.S. market since 1981)

ART as 1®  Los Angeles Headquarters:
Tel. 310-297-5777 • Fax. 310-297-5770
385 Van Ness Ave., Suite #110 • Torrance, CA  90501-6299  U.S.A.
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