Fans of Takashi Murakami's visual style that live in New York City are in for a special treat this weekend, as the Uniqlo fast fashion chain will be launching the noted artist's collaboration with the brand and Fujio F. Fujiko's Doraemon in a very unique and colorful collection officially launching next month in select stores and online. Hit the jump for the details.
54-year-old internationally famous modern artist Takashi Murakami confirmed on his official Facebook yesterday that his magical girl themed anime 6HP Six Hearts Princess is finally set to be aired on Tokyo MX in the end of this year, though it will be impossible to finish production completely by then. Hit the jump for more details.
The new Shin Godzilla is getting plenty of press this week, with big coverage in places like the Wall Street Journal. Among the people who found themselves affected by the kauji revival is modern art star Takashi Murakami, who took to Facebook with some thoughts on the feature, co-director/Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno and Aoi Honoo (aka Blue Blazes). Get a look after the jump.
A teaser visual for the upcoming 3DCG TV anime 6HP Six Hearts Princess is revealed on the back cover of the February 2015 issue of Bijutsu Techo published on January 17. This is the latest work from internationally famous modern artist Takashi Murakami's magical girl themed "Six Hearts Princess" project. Hit the jump for more details.
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.