Murata, Range

Murata, Range

Given name: 蓮爾
Family name: 村田
Alternate names: Renji Murata
Birthday: Oct 2, 1968
Member Favorites: 439
Blood type: AB
Birth place: Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Range Murata is a Japanese artist and designer, known for his unique style combining Art Deco and Japanese Anime elements. He is best known for his conceptual design work on Anime series Last Exile and Blue Submarine No. 6.

He began his career in the early 1990s doing design work for video games. He still continues to do some work in this area today, having recently done the character designs for the PlayStation 2 game Spy Fiction.

He has published more than a dozen books of his work, some of the most notable being Robot, Rule, and futurhythm. He is also voted "Best Artist of the Year" 2006 in the Seiun Award.

Range Murata selected an elite army of artists including Yoshitoshi ABe and Ugetsu Hakua to contribute to ROBOT Volume 1 and ongoing.

Twitter: @Murata_Range
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Ao no 6-gou
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Bem Movie: Become Human
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Cop Craft
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Cop Craft: Utsukushiki Onna Kishi! Toraware no Yousei wo Oe!
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Last Exile
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Last Exile: Ginyoku no Fam
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Cop Craft: Dragnet Mirage Reloaded
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Recent News

GONZO To Produce New TV Anime With Murata Range

According to the letter to the stock holders, GONZO's new TV anime will be aired next year. Murata Range will design the original character concepts. more

Comments Only the latest 10 comments are displayed.
itsallinyourmind | Apr 24, 11:20 PM
what a CHAD

Erazmus | Apr 1, 4:16 PM
blessed artist

Luthandorius | Jul 29, 2019 1:27 PM
Great. Didn't know his name until someone said (in a negative way) that the char design for Cop Craft is from Range. When I checked I noticed that he did Design for Last Exile as well and for Shangri-La. I like this. Especially for the girls like Tilarna.

HibiChika | Jun 2, 2019 9:44 AM
creates splendid character artwork, does horrible anime.

V0ltg | May 8, 2018 6:20 PM

yutshu_chan_lord | May 2, 2018 9:17 AM
T H E M E N , T H E L E G E N D H I M S E L F

gavvoru | Aug 16, 2017 7:24 AM
one of my absolute favorite artists

MatijaxD | Oct 24, 2015 2:15 AM
Really good

firestarter_ | May 20, 2015 9:09 AM
Love this guy, master artist at what he does, anime or not. Wish to see more from him.

Ana | Apr 8, 2015 7:52 AM
Fantastic art!

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