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George Lucas Chooses Nishimata Aoi for Star Wars Art Book Project

by dtshyk
Mar 25, 2009 4:43 AM | 16 Comments
According to the official blog, Nishimata Aoi (the character designer of "Shuffle!") joins the worldwide "Star Wars Art Book" project. More than one hundred illustrators from all over the world participate in the project, and Nishimata was chosen by George Lucas as one of the two Japanese representatives. She is in charge of Moe illustrations of Star Wars. The art book will be released at the beginning of 2010 at the latest.

Source: Nishimata Aoi's official blog

Nishimata Aoi has been working on a collaboration with the agricultural association and promoting rice, beef curry, and sake by the labels with her Moe illustrations. The sales of the rice increased sevenfold.

Moe label of Rice
Moe label of beef curry
Moe label of Sake

16 Comments Recent Comments

Takuya-kun said:
moe star wars, hmmm....

Not sure how it will work out..

Sep 3, 2009 10:30 AM by Kira01

m-m-moe...s-s-star wars!!? *_____*
I'd like to go check out my moe Han Solo now..

May 3, 2009 11:18 AM by Ramen

I am more interested in moe Darth Vader...

Mar 27, 2009 7:57 AM by mitamaking

george cant stop can he.

Mar 27, 2009 7:31 AM by OldAccount1921

dtshyk said:
Moe illustrations of Star Wars.


Mar 26, 2009 6:19 AM by OverChasm

^That is nice. I just can't see SW being moe. I think I'll pass....

Mar 25, 2009 4:53 PM by MotokoAramaki

What about takeshi obata, this one is amazing *O*

Mar 25, 2009 4:32 PM by romanchan

Oh wow. This should be quite something.
KuroNoMango said:
Moe R2D2. Cant wait.

Mar 25, 2009 4:31 PM by Sonata_

Hato-kun said:
Lol! Moe Star Wars.
Beat me to it xD

The beef curry picture is oddly ironical.

Mar 25, 2009 3:52 PM by ladyxzeus

Moe R2D2. Cant wait.

Mar 25, 2009 3:13 PM by Jannian

Lol! Moe Star Wars.

Mar 25, 2009 3:12 PM by Hato-kun

This is obviously the best looking pack of rice!!!

Forget the brands, just look at it..

Mar 25, 2009 10:02 AM by Kira01

I'm quite doubtful about how it will turn out.
But wait and see.

Mar 25, 2009 10:01 AM by Lynalith

This can only end in shame for Sci-fi purist Star Wars fans.

Mar 25, 2009 9:52 AM by NabeShogun

moe star wars, hmmm....

Mar 25, 2009 6:47 AM by Takuya-kun

George Lucas has pretty good taste.

Mar 25, 2009 4:48 AM by freedoleen

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