Awesome. I was thinking about getting this Monster Hunter book from Amazon Japan since the first one (Udon brought over) was one of my favorite videogame art books.Udon Ent. Announces 5 New Capcom Art Books
posted on 2013-03-22 14:15 EDT
Udon Entertainment announced at PAX East on Friday that it will be releasing five new art books based on the following CAPCOM titles: Asura's Wrath, Dragon's Dogma, Monster Hunter, Mega Man, and Street Fighter. The art books, which will be released in the second half of 2013, are full translations of Japanese editions.
Asura's Wrath: Official Complete Works will be 192 pages and will include character designs, CG art, storyboards, creator commentary, and exclusive interviews. Dragon's Dogma: Official Design Works will be 312 pages and will feature character designs, armor and weapon designs, monster designs, locations, and creator commentary.
Monster Hunter Illustrations 2, the second Monster Hunter art book, will cover the third generation games Monster Hunter Tri, Monster Hunter Portable 3rd, and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate. New features include monster designs, character designs, weapons, armor, and rough sketches. Udon Entertainment is also going to reprint the sold-out Monster Hunter Illustrations book.
MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works will be 432 pages and will include all classic artwork from the Mega Man and Mega Man X series, as well as new artwork and rough concepts from Mega Man 9 and Mega Man 10. The book will also include tribute art from artists such as Hitoshi Ariga, Toru Nakayama, and Shigeto Ikehara. The book will also feature interviews with game developers.
SF25: The Art of Street Fighter will be 448 pages and will include art from all classic Street Fighter games, as well as new art from Street Fighter IV and Street Fighter X Tekken. Akiman, Shinkiro, Hyung-tae Kim, and Daisuke Ishiwatari will contribute tribute art. The book will also feature game developer interviews.