In honor of this week's announcement that Anime Expo will be hosting Haruhi character designer/illustrator Noizi Ito, we've put together a few of her live drawing videos, starting with her visit to last month's Kawaii Kon 2013, where she did two live drawings and gave attendees an exclusive look at her newest art book cover. Check them out after the jump.
It's fun to see how professional artists work, and a recent video featuring Summon Night 5 artist Takeshi Iitsuka is about as in-depth as one could wish. Watch as Iizuka draws the cover of the PSP RPG's bonus Official Design Collection art book after the jump.
Continuing to step up the promotion for 39ch Youtube content, Hatsune Miku's official channel now features a video of the vocaloid's original designer, KEI, drawing the character and answering a set of fan questions. Get a look after the jump.
After originally TwitCasting the work, gaming industry veteran and graphic designer Satoshi Yoshioka has posted a Youtube video of his work. Check it out after the jump.
To promote their Shonen Jump Alpha digital manga anthology, VIZ Media has posted a pair of new sketch videos with Tite Kubo drawing Bleach's Ichigo and Eiichiro Oda drawing One Piece's Luffy. Get a look after the jump.
Japan's National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation has recently posted a video of illustrator/manga artist Katsuya Terada (character design for the original Blood: The Last Vampire, a very heavy metal version of the Monkey King legend) live painting a new permanent mural. Watch after the jump.
Promoting their digital manga service, Viz has posted a video of Masakazu Katsura sketching Zetman for SHONEN JUMP Alpha during his special guest appearance during the Shonen Jump Fan Meet-Up in NYC. Get a look after the jump.
Promoting the exclusive digital content, like creator sketches and interview, offered to subscribers of the Shonen Jump Alpha anthology, Viz has posted a video of author Hiroshi Shiibashi sketching the star of yokai manga Nura. Geta look after the jump.
In the latest in their "Drawing with Wacom" series, the tablet maker has posted a video of illustrator Buta performing a live, digital painting. Buta's credits include female karate student light novel Incomplete Knuckle as well as number of pictures of vocaloids such as Gumi. Get a look after the jump.
Thanking fans for all their social media support and rave reviews, manga magazine Shounen Sunday's Club Sunday Youtube channel has posted a video of best selling agricultural school manga Silver Spoon author Hiromu Arakawa (Fullmetal Alchemist) illustrating an appreciation message to her fans. Get a look after the jump.
Shukakusai is a harvest festival something like Thanksgiving, and seinen anthology Afternoon is marking it with big plans coinciding with its 25th anniversary in their Dai Shukakusai 2012 campaign. To kick things off, new videos show manga author Hiroaki Samura producing some of his distinctive work for Blade of the Immortal. Get a look after the jump.
After setting up shop in Tokyo this spring to celebrate the series' 15th anniversary, an updated "The Exhibition of ONE PIECE - Pictures x Movies x Experience" is moving to Osaka for late November. To promote this, Shueisha's manga Youtube channel has posted a pair of Youtube videos, including a brief look at creator Eiichiro Oda illustrating Luffy and Chopper. Get a look after the jump.
Preparing for a Carhartt WIP Fall/Winter promo campaign, a new video shows Tokyo based illustrator SHOHEI at work with ballpoint pens and marker pens. That's pretty cool and of itself, but what makes it extra remarkable is that SHOHEI is the son of Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo. Get a look in the jump.
Promoting the exclusive content for subscribers to their Shonen Jump Alpha digital manga anthology, VIZ media has posted a video "Creator Sketch Video" of Naruto's Masashi Kishimoto illustrating his world famous ninja. Get a look after the jump.
In their latest live painting session, tablet maker Wacom observes the work of light novel illustrator Ixy (CLANNAD Might Hour, SE, Onuma Gods Forcibly Awakened). Check out his work after the jump.