“Akio Watanabe Anime Artworks Exhibition” Held at Nakano pixiv Zingaro for Limited Two Weeks
Akio Watanabe, a successful anime character designer who designed characters of many popular animes such as Bakemonogatari, will have a solo-exhibition. The exhibition named “Akio Watanabe Anime Artworks Exhibition” will be held at pixiv Zingaro in Tokyo for two weeks, from April 28th to May 10th, 2016.
Akio Watanabe is a creator who not only works as an illustrator and a character designer but also as an animation director.
His career started with Studio Ghibli’s “Kiki’s Delivery Service”, and he has participated in mega-hit anime series such as “Bakemonogatari”, “The World God Only Knows”, “The Fruit of Grisaia” and many others. His lively and charming characters have attracted many fans over the years.
“Akio Watanabe Anime Artworks Exhibition” will take you to the fascinating world of Akio Watanabe and his characters. The gallery pixiv Zingaro has done many exhibitions around Anime and Manga, such as exhibitions on “Ninja Slayer”, “Mr. Osomatsu”, and “Knights of Sidonia”, and earned a good reputation.
The exhibition includes many illustrations and original drawings from the anime series that he participated in. There will be works from some of his old anime such as “The Soul Taker” and “Nurse Witch Komugi”, as well as his new projects such as “The World God Only Knows”, “Etotama”, and “The Fruit of Grisaia.” You will be able to follow his path as a designer.
You can purchase souvenirs like replicas of original drawings and limited edition goods for this exhibition.
“Akio Watanabe Anime Artworks Exhibition”
Date: 2016 April 28 (Thu) – 2016 May 1- (Tue)
Venue: pixiv Zingaro
Fee: Free of Charge