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    Monday July 20, 2015
  • VIDEO: Dance Clip from Short Anime Series "Yuyake Dandan"

    Character designs by Range Murata (LAST EXILE, Shangri-La)

    The official website for the short anime series Yuyake Dandan has posted a 100-second special clip "Yu-Yake Dance" featuring skillful solo dance by Kotobuki, the mysterious cat voiced by Koichi Yamadera. Check the video after the jump.

  • Friday May 22, 2015
  • Range Murata Draws "Creamy Mami" for Anime Busience Magazine

    Quarterly anime business magazine's latest issue is now on sale

    Range Murata, who is well known for his character design works for Blue Submarine No.6, LAST EXILE, and Shangri-La, provides his newly-drawn illustration of Magical Angel Creamy Mami for the latest 7th issue of Genco's quarterly anime business magazine Anime Busience. Check the covers of the magazine after the jump.

  • Friday April 24, 2015
  • VIDEO: Latest Clips from Short Anime Series "Yuyake Dandan"

    Character designs by Range Murata (LAST EXILE, Shangri-La)

    Yuyake Dandan is a short anime series which has been screened in the theaters of the 109 Cinemas cinema complex chain across Japan since the beginning of this month. Flying Dog has posted two latest clips from the anime produced by Dynamo Pictures (M3 the dark metal, Final Fantasy XIII-2). Check them after the jump.

  • Wednesday April 1, 2015
  • VIDEO: Trailer for Short Anime Series "Yuyake Dandan" Posted

    Produced by Dynamo Pictures (M3 the dark metal, Final Fantasy XIII-2)

    The short anime series Yuyake Dandan starts screening in the theaters of the 109 Cinemas cinema complex chain across Japan from today, April 1. Its official website has posted a 100-second trailer featuring the characters designed by Range Murata (LAST EXILE). Check the clip after the jump.

  • Thursday March 12, 2015
  • Range Murata (LAST EXILE) Designs Characters for Short Anime Series "Yuyake Dandan"

    Produced by Dynamo Pictures (M3 the dark metal, Final Fantasy XIII-2)

    The official website for the upcoming short anime series Yuyake Dandan launched yesterday. Its two main characters, high school girl Nanami (CV: Akane Shiba) and mysterious cat Kotobuki (Koichi Yamadera) are designed by popular Japanese illustrator Range Murata. Check the details after the jump.

  • Thursday July 31, 2014
  • Range Murata Covers "Attack on Titan" Novel

    "The Harsh Mistress of the City" hits Japan today

    The Attack on Titan-verse continues to expand with today's Japanese release of light novel spin-off The Harsh Mistress of the City. Ryo Kawakami pens the story about Mathias, the son of wealthy merchants and Rita, the daughter of an apothecary. Beyond the striking young heroine, what's noteworthy about the spin-off is that art is by noted/illustrator Range Murata. Get a look after the jump.

  • Wednesday December 18, 2013
  • The Muse of Range Murata Figure Now Available for Preorder

    1/6th scale adaptation of "JC.COM Vol. 9" illustration due in May

    After plenty of previews and teasers, Alter is now set to release The Muse of Range Murata 1/6 PVC figure, based on the illustration by the Last Exile character designer in JC.COM Vol. 9, in May 2014. The 26cm figure goes for 12,000 yen. Get a look after the jump.

  • Monday October 29, 2012
  • VIDEO: Manga Meets British Music in 138゚E

    Giant 284 page book will be packaged with a DVD exploring Japanese pop art inspired by music from the UK

    Range Murata (Last Exile) project has a new project along the lines of the Robot books, with the artist providing the cover of a colleciton of work by the likes of Jinsei Kataoka (Deadman Wonderland), Takamichi (Change H), toi8 , Kei Toume, Q Hayashida (Dorohedoro). Due out November 20th, the giant 284 page book will be packaged with a DVD exploring Japanese pop art inspired by music from the UK. See the trailer after the jump.

  • Thursday August 2, 2012
  • VIDEO: Range Murata Lectures on Character Design at University

    Last Exile character designer demonstrates process

    This spring, Last Exile character designer Range Murata taught character design at Kyoto Seika University. Today, the school has posted a sample of one of his lectures. While it's in Japanese, even if you are not fortunate enough to understand the language, it's worth watching him demonstrating his process starting at the half way point. Check it out after the jump.