AnimeFest 2020 Sheraton Dallas Hotel August 14th – 17th 2020 Dallas, TX
Yoshitoshi ABe as Character Designer
Presentation INDUSTRY
AnimeFest 2019
Sunday 2:00PM for 1h in P1
Yoshitoshi ABe is a multitalented creator with a successful career as an illustrator, manga artist, and also a Character Designers. He has created the original character designs (or conceptual design) for anime such as Texnolyze, Serial Experiments Lain, NieA_7, REridedD, and Despera. ABe will share details on his approaches to designing characters for both anime and manga. If time permits, ABe will also create a drawing live and try to answer your questions.
ABe, an illustrator, manga artist, and anime character designer, was born in Tokyo on August 3, 1971.

He has worked on a variety of popular anime, published several manga series and many dojinshi, and his illustrations have been featured in a multitude of art books, novels, and media covers.

In Anime, he was the character designer for serial experiments lain (1998) and NieA_7 (2000), conceptual character designer for TEXHNOLYZE (2003), and more recently the character designer and a script writer for RErideD (2018). His dojinshi, Haibane Renmei, became an hit anime of the same title on which he contributed as original creator and to the series composition.

His manga related work includes story and art for NieA Under 7 (2001), character design for All You Need Is Kill (2004), and story and art for Ryushika Ryushika (2009). Most recently, ABe is creating manga for Kodomo no Gourmet (2017), which is based on a short story by well-known artist and essayist Masayuki Kusumi.

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