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Eisaku Kubonouchi
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BIRTHDAY
November 11
BIRTH
Kochi Prefecture
HOME
Kanagawa Prefecture
WORK
Manga artist, illustrator
FAVORITES
UKIYOE and Caricatures of birds and animals
kubonouchi
Manga artist and illustrator
Known for his Manga works "TSURUMOKU BACHELOR DORMITORY", which has been translated and published in over 15 countries, and "CHOCOLAT", which was made into a TV drama. Currently working mainly on illustrations.
Using a simple hand-drawn style of paper and pen, he creates beautiful and lively characters that are popular mainly among young girls.
He is also involved in the visual production for corporate advertisements, such as the character design for the Nissin Foods "CUP NOODLE" TV commercial series, as well as character design and drafting for animated productions.
Such as "Para Athletics" was broadcasted on NHK nationwide, for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

CAREER

MANGA WORKS
ILLUSTRATION WORKS
CHARACTER DESIGN

MANGA WORKS

■ "TSURUMOKU BACHELOR DOMITORY" (1988 - 1991, Big Comic Spirits, 11 volumes, adapted into a movie in 1991)

■ "WATANABE" (1992, Big Comic Spirits, 3 volumes, adapted by KTV in 1993, directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa)

■ "CHOCOLAT" (1999 - 2003, Big Comic Spirits, irregular serialization, 7 volumes, adapted as a drama by MBS in 2003)

■ "CHERRY" (2006 - 2007, Big Comic Spirits, 4 volumes)

■ "PIKAMON" (2008 - 2010, Evening Kodansha, 3 volumes)

ILLUSTRATION WORKS

■ Sunstar "O5 HIGHS EDGE" Character Illustration 2015

■ NOKKO from REBECCA "NOKKO sings REBECCA tunes 2015"

■ CD COVER ART 2015

■ "Be The HERO" NHK Promotional Video for Sports for the Disabled 2016

■ Main visuals for "BIRD MAN CONTEST" 2016

■ Main visuals for NHK's "LIFE! Comedy dedicated to life" 2017

■ Scott & Rivers "NIMAIME" CD cover art 2017

■ kobasolo "COLLECTION" CD cover art 2017

■ Main visuals for "AKB48 53rd Single World General Election" 2018

■ GERO Hot springs Tourism association poster 2018

CHARACTER DESIGN

■ Special movie for "EKISPERT" Character design 2016

■ TV commercial for "CUP NOODLE", Nissin Foods "HUNGRY DAYS" Series "Kiki's Delivery Service" "Heidi, Girl of the Alps" "Sazae-san" "The Last Original Episode" Character design for all four series 2017

■ NHK "ANI x PARA": Who's Your Hero? original story and character design, 2017

■ TV animation series "SONOTOKI, KANOJYO HA" Original story and character design 2018

■ Novel and Concept book "BULL BUSTER" Character design 2018

■ Contact lense "MyDay®" TV commercial character design 2018

■ TV animation series "Carol & Tuesday" Character design 2019

■ Nissin Foods "CUP NOODLE" TV Commercial "HUNGRY DAYS" Series "ZORO", "NAMI", "BIBI", and "Summit Battle" All 4 series: Character design 2019

GALLERY

CLIENT WORKS

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