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Author Riekeles, Stefan, 1976- author.

Title Anime architecture : imagined worlds and endless megacities / Stefan Riekeles

Publication Info. London : Thames & Hudson Ltd., 2020
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  791.4334095 RIE    AVAILABLE
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Description 256 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 255)
Contents Introduction -- Akira -- Patlabor: the movie -- Patlabor 2: the movie -- Ghost in the shell -- Metropolis -- Innocence -- Tekkonkinkreet -- Rebuild of evangelion -- Glossary & biographes
Summary Anime Architecture' presents the most breathtaking environments created by the most important and revered directors and illustrators of Japanese animated films. From futuristic cities of steel to romantic rural locales, the creators of anime have conjured memorable and painstakingly detailed worlds, the influences of which have been felt across cinema, literature, comic books and videogames for decades. This volume offers a peerless survey of these cinematic arenas - including materials from Akira, Ghost in the Shell, Patlabor, Neon Genesis Evangelion and Tekkonkinkreet - through original background paintings, storyboards, drafts, sources of inspiration and film excerpts. A celebration and resource produced in direct collaboration with the original Japanese production studios, Anime Architecture offers privileged views into the earliest conception stages of iconic scenes, through to their development into finished films. Anyone who has been touched by the beauty and imagination of classic anime will find page after page of revelation and inspiration. Containing the often secretive creative processes of the major anime studios, this enthusiast's treasure trove will have its significance for future generations of artists, illustrators, architects, designers, videogame makers and dreamers
Subject Animated films -- Japan -- Drawings.
Motion pictures and architecture.
Architecture in motion pictures.
Animated films -- Japan -- Influence.
Architectural rendering -- Japan.
ISBN 9780500294529 hardcover
0500294526 hardcover
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