From anime to games, the latest collaboration between Pharrell Williams and artist Takashi Murakami covers all the bases. There's some dating sim action, a little bit of Adventure Island, and more in the visuals for "It Girl," one of the tracks off Pharrell's gold-certified album G I R L. Video after the jump!
"Last Night, Good Night (Re:Dialed)" was a 2013 Hatsune Miku song originally composed by livetune, and was used as the theme song for Takashi Murakami's film Jellyfish Eyes. A promotional video for the remix version of the song featuring Miku, livetune, Murakami, and the remixer Pharrell Williams as anime characters is now online. Check it after the jump.
Takashi Murakami became world famous for utilizing an anime inspired aesthetic in his "superflat" art. In the process, and to his increasing consternation, he became synonymous with the notion of "Cool Japan." His 2012 feature film directing debut Jellyfish Eyes is now set to tour nine US cities starting with a screening and Q&A at the Dallas Museum of Art May 1. More after the jump.
"6♡PRINCESS by Takashi Murakami for shu uemura" is a new collaboration cosmetic collection between internationally renowned Japanese modern artist Takashi Murakami and the beauty brand shu uemura. A 3 minutes 14 seconds anime promotional video for the collection directed by Murakami has been posted on YouTube. Check the clips including his interview after the jump.
Japanese pop artist Murakami Takashi offered Vocaloid princess Hatsune Miku the opportunity to sing the opening theme for his first movie. Click for the movie trailer and find out which song was picked!
Takashi Murakami became world famous for utilizing an anime inspired aesthetic in his "superflat" art. In the process, and to his increasing consternation, he became synonymous with the notion of "Cool Japan." Now he's trying his hands at feature film making with the upcoming Jellyfish Eyes. See the preview after the jump.