5th illustration book by the PreCure character designers
According to the latest weekly sales report by online bookstore Mangaoh, the most pre-ordered new book of the week ended July 23 was "Kagawa Hisashi Toei Animation PreCure Works" that collected the 2009-2010 TV anime Fresh PreCure! character designer's PreCure-related illustrations.
It is the fifth book from Ichijinsha focusing on works by the PreCure designers, following Yoshihiko Umakoshi (2011, 2014/HeratCatch PreCure!), Toshie Kawamura (2014/Yes! PreCure 5, Yes! PreCure5 GoGo!, Smile PreCure!), Akira Takahashi (2015/Suite PreCure♪, Dokidoki PreCure!), and Akira Inagami (2016/Futari wa PreCure, Futari wa PreCure Max Heart).
The 135-page book includes all of the promotional arts for the 6th PreCure series, key art drawings, original and rough character design sketches, and his interview to review his professional career as an animator and character designer. 51-year-old Kagawa is now working on Toei Animation's 60th anniversary
TV anime Tiger Mask W as character designer.
Front cover illustration
Bonus illustration cards
Kagawa has been sending the autographed books to his family members and friends.
昨日はタイガーマスクの宣伝ばかりでしたが…ついに今日はプリキュアワークスの正式な発売日です— 香川久 (@DanngoDaisuki) 2016年7月23日
自分も親や姉家族、友人に贈る為、少しずつイラストとサイン入れて梱包して送ってますが、やっと半分郵送した所です まだ先は長い… pic.twitter.com/V5LbyxcXV7
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