Acclaimed Manga Artist Hisashi Eguchi Works on His First Anime Character Designs in 17 Years

64-year-old acclaimed manga artist/illustrator Hisashi Eguchi, finest recognized for his baseball comedy manga Susume!! Pirates and transgender-themed Cease!! Hibari-kun! within the early 1980s, introduced on his official Twitter at this time that he’ll work on his first character designs for a TV anime collection in 17 years.


Amongst anime followers, he’s additionally recognized for his character design works for Hiroyuki Kitakubo’s 1991 anime movie Roujin-Z, Satoshi Kon’s 1997 movie Excellent Blue, and the 2003-2004 TV anime collection Uninhabited Planet Survive!


He writes:


“Since Roujin-Z in 1991, Excellent Blue in 1997, and Uninhabited Planet Survive! in 2003, I might be engaged on character designs for a serial TV anime for the primary time in 17 years. It’s a sci-fi collection a few class of junior highschool college students. No title has been determined! (Nonetheless there!) A complete one class…, how many individuals do I’ve to draw–!! (Once more there!)”




— 江口寿史 (@Eguchinn) June 26, 2020



“Particulars might be revealed one other time!”


— 江口寿史 (@Eguchinn) June 26, 2020



His first file jacket illustration assortment e-book “RECORD” (April 28, 2020 launch):



“Roujin-Z” DVD jacket:


HD Grasp Version jacket:



Supply: Hisashi Eguchi official Twitter