If you like hot anime girls, this is the art book for you.
Ugetsu Hakua is an exceptional character design artist. It is strange though that he only design female characters, not that anyone's complaining. His costume design is fantastic, always elaborate and sexy.
Inside the book are full page high resolution poster style illustrations, with occasional 2-page spreads. The technical skills in line work and colouring is top notch, and composition wonderful. There's incredible detail put into every part of the drawing.
The book I have in hand is a Japanese print, with only 90 pages. The one published by Digital Manga Publishing has 100 pages. I don't know what's missing here. The colour reproduction is amazing. Too bad there's no hardcover version for it.
This book is pure eye candy. Highly recommended if you're into anime art books or female character designs.
Special thanks to Kelvin Chan for providing the book for this short review.
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