Trigger Animators Pay Tribute to "Transformers" in Doujinshi Art Collection

Hiroyuki Imaishi "Inkbottle" also brought by Cemetary Hill doujinshi circle

Hiromi Wakabayahsi, Hiroyuki Imaishi, Yoh Yoshinari, Shigeto Koyama and Sushio's Cemetery Hill doujinshi circle has been bringing Kill La Kill art collections to recent Comiket events. For the end of 2015's Comiket 89, they brought some reprints of those, but the Trigger veterans also had a Hiroyuki Imaishi "Inkbottle" book with art and tributes for Evangelion, Slayers, Kare Kano, Dead Leaves, Ninja Slayers, Kill La Kill, Mad Max: Fury Road, Red Hulk and Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans, and they published "More Than Just A Geek Spark," a collection of Transformers tribute art from the Trigger crew, as well as creators from the other side of the Pacific.


Contributors include:

  • Hiroyuki Imaishi (director of Gurren Lagann, Panty & Stocking, Kill La Kill)
  • Akira Amemiya (Ninja Slayer, Panty and Stocking episode 12)
  • Yoh Yoshinari (Little Witch Academia director concept art on Panty and Stocking, Kill La Kill)
  • Atsushi Nishigori (Gurren Lagann and Panty & Stocking character designs)
  • Shigeto Koyama (Heroman character design, Kill La Kill character designs)
  • Hiromi Wakabayashi (Transformers Armada)
  • Yuji Kaneko (background art on Madoka Magica, art director on Kill La Kill, Little Witch Academia)
  • Masaru Sakamoto (Kill La Kill art direction, Little Witch Academia key animation)
  • Yuto Kaneko (Little Witch Academia key animation, Kill La Kill's first opening)
  • Hayato Sakamoto (Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye IDW Comics)
  • Jenny Kaori (Galaxxxy × Transformers Special collaboration")
  • Grant Alexander (Pixar character design)
  • Derrick J. Wyatt (art director, lead character designer, and a color stylist on Transformers Animated)
  • Josh Perez (Megatron: Origins, Reign of Starscream, Dreamwave Transformers Energon comics)
  • Matt Youngberg (Transformers Animated)


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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