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Yoshitaka Amano: Elevating Anime Yoshitaka Amano (天野 喜孝) is a...

Yoshitaka Amano: Elevating Anime

Yoshitaka Amano (天野 喜孝) is a Japanese painter, character designer, illustrator, set & costume designer for theatre & film. He first came into prominence in the late 1960s working on the anime adaptation of Speed Racer. Amano later became the creator of iconic & influential characters, such as Gatchaman, Tekkaman, Hutch the Honeybee & Casshan. In 1982, he became a freelance artist illustrating for numerous best-selling novel series, such as The Guin Saga & Vampire Hunter D. He is probably most famous for his concept art for the video-game franchise, Final Fantasy. Since the 1990s, Amano has been exhibiting his iconic retro pop icons in galleries around the world, painting on massive aluminium panels with acrylic & automotive paint. | Previous Post

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