UDON Holiday 2013 – Day 11

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Haruhi-ism: Noizi Ito Artworks

Day Eleven: Today’s image comes courtesy of spectacular Japanese illustrator Noizi Ito, featuring members of the cast of Haruhi Suzumiya! It’s a gorgeous little snowscape featuring cute girls, cute fashions, and a great colour palette. While the snow isn’t very thick on the ground here in Toronto where I’m at, I hope if you get the opportunity you’re out building snowmen today!

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Haruhi Suzumiya is an energetic Japanese girl who craves excitement and adventure! The members of the SOS Brigade try their best to keep Haruhi happy, because if they don’t… she could accidentally destroy the universe! Seriously!

Haruhi-ism collects the spectacular artwork of Noizi Ito, the artist behind the original Haruhi Suzumiya novel series. Included are book & DVD covers, magazine pinups, rare promo images, and more!

Price (U.S.): $39.99

ISBN: 1-926778-69-3
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-69-3

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 120, Color
Size: 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long

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NEW! Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations: Autumn & Winter (16 pg Preview)

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Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations: Autumn & Winter is now available!

The SOS Brigade never looked so good! In this, the third of UDON’s awesome Haruhi Suzumiya Artbooks! Following on the successful release of Haruhi-ism: Noizi Ito Artworks, and Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations: Spring & Summer, this book features anime-inspired artwork from Haruhi & friends Autumn, and Winter adventures!

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This book features hundreds of illustrations from across the anime series, including key works by character designer Shoko Ikeda, Animation Director Kazumi Ikeda, Chief Animation Director Futoshi Nishiya, and Animation Director Yukiko Horiguchi. The works contained within are an exhaustive collection of art from DVD and CD covers, special character goods like clear files, and original illustrations for magazines including Megami, Animedia, and Newtype!

But really, these beautiful illustrations speak for themselves… If you loved Haruhi Suzumiya and her adventures, then rush out and pick up a copy of this gorgeous new artbook today!

Check out a 16 Page Preview:

Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations: Autumn & WinterHaruhi Suzumiya Illustrations: Autumn & Winter

Can’t get enough of Haruhi and the SOS Brigade? Then Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations: Autumn & Winter is the art book for you! Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations collects the fantastic key visuals and promotional artwork from the hit Haruhi Suzumiya anime series. AUTUMN & WINTER features Haruhi and the whole gang in schoolgirl uniforms, winter clothes, elegant dresses, holiday outfits, and more, as they get into hijinks both in an out of school.

Release date: Available Now
Price US: $39.99

ISBN: 1-926778-71-5
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-71-6

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

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Haruhi-ism: Noizi Ito Artworks

201305_Haruhi-ismHaruhi-ism collects the spectacular artwork of Noizi Ito, the artist of the original Haruhi Suzumiya novel series. Included are all of the book & DVD covers, magazine pinups, and rare promo images by Noizi Ito that kicked off this international phenomenon. As a bonus, Ito also provides commentary on every illustration in the book, and includes a special note to fans about her feelings working on these illustrations! So cool!

Haruhi-ism is a hardcover art book, mirroring the Japanese release, and is now available wherever great books are sold!

Price (U.S.): $39.99

ISBN: 1-926778-69-3
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-69-3

Format: Hardcover
Page Count: 120, Color
Size: 8.25? wide X 11.75? long

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Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations: Spring & Summer

Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations: Spring & SummerCan’t get enough of Haruhi and the SOS Brigade? Then Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations: SPRING & SUMMER is the art book for you!

Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations collects the fantastic key visuals and promotional artwork from the hit Haruhi Suzumiya anime series. Spring & Summer features Haruhi and the whole gang in beachwear, sports outfits, summer dresses, evening gowns, and more as they adventure through all sorts of fun and farcical situations. No Haruhi fan would dare miss out on this stellar artwork collection!

Price (U.S.): $39.99

ISBN: 1-926778-70-7
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-70-9

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 176, Color
Size: 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long

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UDON’s 31 Days of Hallowe’en! Day 10

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Battle Waitress from The Future versus evil witch?! It’s the poster for the SOS Brigade’s surprising movie “The Adventures of Mikuru Asahina Episode 00”! In this illustration from the “Autumn” section of our book Haruhi-ism: The Art of Noizi Ito, we get to see the gang all dressed up, including the hilarious bonus costume! 😀

Haruhi Fans Rejoice! The beautiful new artbook collecting the illustrated adventures of the SOS Brigade is here!

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201305_Haruhi-ismHaruhi Suzumiya is an energetic Japanese girl who craves excitement and adventure! The members of the SOS Brigade try their best to keep Haruhi happy, because if they don’t… she could accidentally destroy the universe! Seriously!

Haruhi-ism collects the spectacular artwork of Noizi Ito, the artist of the original Haruhi Suzumiya novel series. Included are all of the book & DVD covers, magazine pinups, and rare promo images by Noizi Ito that kicked off this international phenomenon. As a bonus, Ito also provides commentary on every illustration in the book, and includes a special note to fans about her feelings working on these illustrations! So cool!

Haruhi-ism is a hardcover art book, mirroring the Japanese release, and is now available wherever great books are sold!

Haruhi-ism: Noizi Ito Artworks

Release date: In-stores Now
Price (U.S.): $39.99

ISBN: 1-926778-69-3
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-69-3

Format: Hardcover
Page Count: 120, Color
Size: 8.25? wide X 11.75? long

 

 

HARUHI-ISM: NOIZI ITO ARTWORKS – Now in stores! 11 page preview!

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Haruhi Fans Rejoice! The beautiful new artbook collecting the illustrated adventures of the SOS Brigade is here!

201305_Haruhi-ismHaruhi Suzumiya is an energetic Japanese girl who craves excitement and adventure! The members of the SOS Brigade try their best to keep Haruhi happy, because if they don’t… she could accidentally destroy the universe! Seriously!

Haruhi-ism collects the spectacular artwork of Noizi Ito, the artist of the original Haruhi Suzumiya novel series. Included are all of the book & DVD covers, magazine pinups, and rare promo images by Noizi Ito that kicked off this international phenomenon. As a bonus, Ito also provides commentary on every illustration in the book, and includes a special note to fans about her feelings working on these illustrations! So cool!

Haruhi-ism is a hardcover art book, mirroring the Japanese release, and is now available wherever great books are sold!

Haruhi-ism: Noizi Ito Artworks

Release date: In-stores Now
Price (U.S.): $39.99

ISBN: 1-926778-69-3
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-69-3

Format: Hardcover
Page Count: 120, Color
Size: 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long

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Check out this 10 Page Preview of Haruhi-ism:

Also from Noizi Ito:

ShiningForceFeatherCoverShining Force Feather: Design Works

Price (U.S.): $39.99
ISBN: 1-926778-46-4
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-46-4
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Shining Force Feather is the first Nintendo DS entry in the popular Shining RPG series.

This official Design Works art book includes character profiles, rough designs, storyboards, interviews, and plenty of creator commentary. A gorgeous tribute to a game that is little-known in North America.

Featuring work by lead Haruhi Suzumiya illustrator Noizi Ito!

 

IN STORES TODAY: DEVIL SURVIVOR, HARUHI-ISM, SONICOMI!!

It’s a trio of UDON art book awesome today with the launch of Devil Survivor Official Material Collection, Haruhi-ism: Noizi Ito Arworks and Sonicomi Artbook: Super Sonico Picture Album in comic shops and bookstores everywhere!

Find a comic store near you at http://www.comicshoplocator.com/
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201305_DevilSurvivor_OfficialMaterialCollectionDEVIL SURVIVOR: OFFICIAL MATERIAL COLLECTION SC
In seven days, Tokyo will fall. Demons have invaded the city, and unless a group of teenagers do something about it, fear and chaos will reign. Devil Survivor: Official Material Collection is the ultimate companion to the hit role playing game, and includes character designs, promotional artwork, storyboards, a detailed demon guide, and creator interviews.
SC, 8×12, 176gs, FC $39.99

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201305_Haruhi-ismHARUHI-ISM: NOIZI ITO ARTWORKS HC
Haruhi Suzumiya is an energetic Japanese girl who craves excitement and adventure! The members of the SOS Brigade try their best to keep Haruhi happy, because if they don’t… she could accidently destroy the universe! Seriously! Haruhi-ism collects the spectacular artwork of Noizi Ito, the artist behind the original Haruhi Suzumiya novel series. Included are book & DVD covers, magazine pinups, rare promo images, and more!
HC, 8×12, 120pgs, FC $39.99

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SuperSonico_CVRSONICOMI ARTBOOK: SUPER SONICO PICTURE ALBUM
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Fashion model, musician, and video game star – Sonico can do it all! Whether she’s doing a bikini photo shoot on the beach, or rocking out on stage, Sonico is always ready to leap for that distant star. The Super Sonico Picture Album collects all the best images from the Sonicomi visual novel, plus merchandise artwork, pin-ups, crossover costumes, and more!
SC, 8×12, 160pgs, FC $39.99

Check out the 8 page preview!

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UDON Diamond Comics Solications: MAR13 for May 2013 and beyond

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Hey there! We’re starting a new thing here at the UDON blog! Every month, comic book stores get a catalogue of upcoming releases called the DIAMOND PREVIEWS CATALOG. UDON lists upcoming, and re-offered products there, in the hopes that retailers (hi!) will order them, and that you fans (hi!) will tell retailers to order them.  So! Enjoy this peak into the future, and feel free to let your local retailer know if you’re interested in any of our books.

Diamond Comics PREVIEWS Catalog
For items shipping beginning in May 2013
Find a comic store near you at http://www.comicshoplocator.com/

201305_Haruhi-ismHARUHI-ISM: NOIZI ITO ARTWORKS HC
Haruhi Suzumiya is an energetic Japanese girl who craves excitement and adventure! The members of the SOS Brigade try their best to keep Haruhi happy, because if they don’t… she could accidently destroy the universe! Seriously! Haruhi-ism collects the spectacular artwork of Noizi Ito, the artist behind the original Haruhi Suzumiya novel series. Included are book & DVD covers, magazine pinups, rare promo images, and more!
HC, 8×12, 120pgs, FC $39.99
Projected in-store date: Late June/Early July


201305_HatsuneMikeCV01HATSUNE MIKU GRAPHICS: CHARACTER COLLECTION CV01
Superstar Japanese idol Hatsune Miku stars in her own character artwork showcase! CV01 collects more than 40 artists’ spectacular takes on the Vocaloid diva. Over 150 illustrations feature themes from high-fashion to everyday activities, pin-up style pieces to musical performance, and more!
SC, 8×12, 96pgs, FC $29.99
Projected in-store date: June

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201305_Disgaea3SchoolofDevils_Vol1DISGAEA 3: SCHOOL OF DEVILS VOLUME 1 SC
In the Netherworld school known as the Evil Academy, students learn to be proper demons! Truancy, poor hygiene, and unfinished homework are what’s needed to make the honor role at this evil alma mater. But there is one diminutive demon not content with being the most sinful kid in school… The mischievous Mao has his sights set on superseding his own father, and becoming the new overlord of the Netherworld!
SC, 6×8, 160pgs, B&W $13.95
In-stores now.

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201305_DevilSurvivor_OfficialMaterialCollectionDEVIL SURVIVOR: OFFICIAL MATERIAL COLLECTION SC
In seven days, Tokyo will fall. Demons have invaded the city, and unless a group of teenagers do something about it, fear and chaos will reign. Devil Survivor: Official Material Collection is the ultimate companion to the hit role playing game, and includes character designs, promotional artwork, storyboards, a detailed demon guide, and creator interviews.
SC, 8×12, 176gs, FC $39.99
Projected in-store date: June

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Find these UDON Books and many more at your local comic store, beginning in May 2013! Find a comic shop near you at http://www.comicshoplocator.com/.

 

 

 

UDON Books Coming in May 2013

The following titles will appear in the Diamond Comics Distributors’ March Previews Catalogue, for items shipping to comic stores in May 2013 and to book stores and online sellers in June 2013. ALL IMAGES PENDING LICENSOR APPROVALS.

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Devil Survivor: Official Material Collection Sample Page – PENDING LICENSOR APPROVAL

201305_DevilSurvivor_OfficialMaterialCollectionDevil Survivor: Official Material Collection

In seven days, Tokyo will fall. Demons have invaded the city, and unless a group of teenagers does something about it, fear and chaos will reign. Devil Survivor: Official Material Collection is the ultimate companion to the hit role playing game, and includes character designs, promotional artwork, storyboards, a detailed demon guide, and creator interviews.

  • Like the Persona series, Devil Survivor is part of the Megami Tensai RPG franchise from Atlus.
  • Devil Survivor was originally released for the Nintendo DS. An updated version, Devil Survivor Overclocked, was released for the Nintendo 3DS on 2011.

ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-73-0
Price US: $39.99
Size: 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long
Format: Softcover
Page Count: 176, Color
Release Date: May/June 2013

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Disgaea 3: School of Devils Volume 1 Sample Page – PENDING LICENSOR APPROVAL

201305_Disgaea3SchoolofDevils_Vol1Disgaea 3: School of Devils Volume 1
By SASAKI Shin

In the Netherworld school known as the Evil Academy, students learn to be proper demons! Truancy, poor hygiene, and unfinished homework are what’s needed to make the honor role at this evil alma mater. But there is one diminutive demon not content with being the most sinful kid in school… The mischievous Mao has his sights set on superseding his own father, and becoming the new overlord of the Netherworld!

  • The Disgaea property has been spun off into a 12-episode animated series, and several manga series.
  • The 5th game of the core Disgaea series, Disgaea: Dimension 2, will be released for the Playstation 3 in Japan in March 2013.

ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-72-3
Price US: $13.95
Size: 5.75″ wide X 8.25″ long
Format: Softcover
Page Count: 160, Black and White
Series Volumes: 2
Release Date: May/June 2013

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Haruhi-ism: Noizi Ito Artworks Sample Page

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By ITO Noizi

Haruhi Suzumiya is an energetic Japanese girl who craves excitement and adventure! The members of the SOS Brigade try their best to keep Haruhi happy, because if they don’t — she could accidentally destroy the universe! Seriously!

Haruhi-ism collects the spectacular artwork of Noizi Ito, the artist behind the original Haruhi Suzumiya novel series. Included are book and DVD covers, magazine pin-ups, rare promo images, and more!

ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-69-3
Price US: $39.99
Size: 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long
Format: Hardcover
Page Count: 120, Color
Release Date: May/June 2013

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Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection CV01 – Hatsune Miku Edition Sample Page – PENDING LICENSOR APPROVAL

201305_HatsuneMikeCV01Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection CV01 – Hatsune Miku Edition

Superstar Japanese idol Hatsune Miku stars in her own character artwork showcase! CV01 collects more than 40 artists’ spectacular takes on the Vocaloid diva. Over 150 illustrations feature themes from high-fashion to everyday activities, pin-up style pieces to musical performance, and more!

  • Hatsune Miku is the mascot character for the popular Vocaloid voice synthesizer musical software.
  • Hatsune Miku’s live concerts, where she performs as a virtual holographic idol, draw thousands of fans.
  • Hatsune Miku’s official English Facebook page boasts over 850,000 members.

ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-74-7
Price US: $29.99
Size: 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long
Format: Softcover
Page Count: 96, Color
Series Volumes: 3
Release Date: May/June 2013

IMAGE PENDING LICENSOR APPROVAL

 

 

Haruhi-ism: Noizi Ito Artworks

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Haruhi Suzumiya is an energetic Japanese girl who craves excitement and adventure! The members of the SOS Brigade try their best to keep Haruhi happy, because if they don’t… she could accidentally destroy the universe! Seriously! Haruhi-ism collects the spectacular artwork of Noizi Ito, the artist behind the original Haruhi Suzumiya novel series. Included are book & DVD covers, magazine pinups, rare promo images, and more!

Release date: July 2013
Price (U.S.): $39.99

ISBN: 1-926778-69-3
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-69-3

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 120, Color
Size: 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long

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