Viz Media to Release ‘Blanc et Noir: Takeshi Obata Illustrations’

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Viz Media has announced the release date for the limited edition art book Blanc et Noir: Takeshi Obata Illustrations. It will be available on May 3, 2016. It will receive a print run of only 10,000 copies. They announced the license of this book in the second half of last year.

This will be a special slipcased hardcover release. It features artwork by Takeshi Obata from 2001-2006, known for his artwork on series such as Death NoteBakuman, Hikaru no GoAll You Need Is Kill. It has a total of 132 pages of full-colour art, 12 pages of artist commentary, including a section on “how to draw”, several foldout posters and three large double-sided laminated posters.

This release has a suggested retail price of $99.99 USD / $119.99 CAN.

From November 2014 to September 2017, this author covered as much anime news as possible, and published several dozen reviews of anime and Cartoon Network titles thanks primarily to Madman and Hanabee.

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