Shining Hearts: Collection of Visual Materials – Now In Stores! (10-Page Preview)

Shining Hearts Cover

Now in stores, it’s Shining Hearts: Collection of Visual Materials, featuring the work of international art sensation Tony (a.k.a. Tony Taka)! This brand new 192-page collection is the long-awaited follow-up to UDON’s awesome 2012 release: Tony’s Artworks from Shining World, one of our bestselling books and hotly demanded by moe art aficionados.

Shining Hearts: Collection of Visual Materials gathers the beautiful artwork from the third installment in the ‘Shining’ spin-off series. The book includes full-page pinups, character designs, development sketches, item and monster artworks, location images, and multiple interviews with the creators behind the SEGA video game including Production Designer Toshinobu Kondo, Producer Tsuyoshi Sawada, and character designer Tony! Secrets of the ‘Shining’ series are revealed…!

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If you’re not a hardcore fan of this game or series, you might not know that this unique RPG title features the sexy and sumptuous leads… baking bread! As described in the introduction to the book, “…hearts can be healed by the power of delicious bread. Rejuvenating ourselves with delicious food is something that we unconsciously do in real life, on a daily basis. Resolving problems with delicious bread… makes sense.”

It’s a surprising book filled to the brim with beautiful artwork by Tony, and some wonderful insight into the game making process. We invite you to check out this very special game art book, and enjoy the 10-page preview below!

Shining Hearts: Collection of Visual Materials
Available Now
Price: US$39.99

ISBN: 1-926778-52-9
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-52-5
Diamond: JUL121251

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 192, Color
Size: 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long

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Also Available in the Shining Series from UDON:

ShiningForceFeatherCoverShining Force Feather: Design Works

Price (U.S.): $39.99

ISBN: 1-926778-46-4
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-46-4
Diamond: MAR121217

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 168, Color
Size: 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long

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Tonys Artworks from Shining World coverTony’s Artworks from Shining World

Price (U.S.): $39.99

ISBN-10: 1926778189
ISBN-13: 978-1926778181
Diamond: DEC101073

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 208 Pages
Size: 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long

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