March 22: Today on the WORLD OF CAPCOM panel at PAX East in Boston, MA, UDON Entertainment and CAPCOM jointly announced the signing of 5 brand new, hotly-demanded art books featuring CAPCOM properties. These artbooks will be fully translated from the Japanese editions, and will be published by UDON in the second half of 2013.

Please note: All Images are taken from the Japanese editions of the books, and may not be the final book designs.

Asura's Wrath OCW

Asura’s Wrath: Official Complete Works
– 192 pages
– Includes character designs, CG art, storyboards, creator commentary, and exclusive interviews

Dragon's Dogma ODW

Dragon’s Dogma: Official Design Works
– 312 pages
– Includes character designs, armor and weapon designs, monster designs, locations, and creator commentary

Monster Hunter Illustrations 2

Monster Hunter Illustrations 2
– 400 pages
– Covers all third generation MH titles – Monster Hunter Tri, Monster Hunter Portable 3rd, and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
– Includes monster designs, character designs, weapons, armor, rough sketches and more

– This book will be accompanied by a MUCH demanded reprint of the sold-out Monster Hunter Illustrations!!!


MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works
– 432 pages
– All the classic artwork from the Mega Man and Mega Man X series
– NEW artwork, and rough concepts from Mega Man 9 and 10
– New game developer interviews
– New Tribute art from Hitoshi Ariga, Toru Nakayama, Shigeto Ikehara, and more!


SF25: The Art of Street Fighter
– 448 pages!!!
– Includes art from all of the classic Street Fighter games
– New art from Street Fighter IV, Street Fighter X Tekken, and more
– New game developer interviews
– New Tribute artwork from Akiman, Shinkiro, Hyung-tae Kim, Daisuke Ishiwatari, and more!

And there’s even more to come in 2013 from UDON and CAPCOM, including the graphic novels Street Fighter Origins: Akuma this summer, Super Street Fighter 2 this fall/winter, and more Darkstalkers, more Resident Evil, and for the first time from UDON – Devil May Cry!!


UDON is shaping up to have its busiest and strongest year ever, with nearly 40 planned releases in 2013. We couldn’t do it without the support of our strong relationship with CAPCOM, and fans can get ready for a truly astounding year!