Shohei Otomo - About

Working mostly in ballpoint pen, Shohei Otomo’s insightful depictions of Japan expose its commercial facade and deepest underground culture. Delivered with an unmistakable level of biting political analysis and technical perfection, Shohei’s work straddles the worlds of art, illustration, anime and cyber-punk.…

Biography of Shohei Otomo Widewalls

Dec 16, 2014 · Throughout his work, Shohei Otomo – a Japanese artist and the son of Katsuhiro Otomo who created and directed the famous manga Akira – combines three elements. First is the traditional Japanese art.Never inserting more than needed, Otomo tells the complete story by drawing one character at the time. Second and third aspects are manga styled designs and Film Noir influence.Nationality: Japan…

Shohei Otomo – Dramatic and Bold Style Widewalls

Jan 23, 2015 · Son of Katsuhiro Otomo, legendary Japanese manga artist and creator of the cult classic animated film Akira, Shohei Otomo is a widely praised graphic artist, best known for his highly detailed and instantly recognizable works that fuse together Japanese and western cultural iconography, while portr…

Katsuhiro Otomo - Wikipedia

Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋, Ōtomo Katsuhiro, born April 14, 1954) is a Japanese manga artist, screenwriter and film director.He is best known as the creator of the manga Akira and its animated film adaptation.He was decorated a Chevalier of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2005, promoted to Officier of the order in 2014, became the fourth manga artist ever inducted into the ...Area(s): WriterPenciller…