An exhibition of artwork by Nintendo Character Designers: Kozaki Yusuke and Masanori Ushiki Rare original production drawings for No More Heroes will be on display and available for purchase along with the artists' other works.
Tune in to the Gallerynucleus Twitch on opening night as we interview both artists
Viewers will be able to ask them questions. *we may not be able to get to all questions.
Only the "Villains" and "Heroes" prints will be available online for purchase during the live stream. Both prints will be signed by Masanori and Yusuke respectively!
3:00 - 4:00 artist interview
4:00 - 5:00 live shikishi sketching (only 4 slots per artist, tickets available below, shikishi boards will be provided, shikishi boards will be shipped to non local buyers, additional shipping rates may apply)
EXCLUSIVE RELEASES (available online / in store starting 3pm PST June 25)
ABOUT KOZAKI YUSUKE Yusuke Kozaki is a prolific illustrator, manga creator, and character designer for the animation, film, and video game industries in Japan. Starting out as a manga artist in 1997, Kozaki-san has since worked on several well known video games, comics, and films. His manga Donyatsu was made into an animated series. Some of the notable titles include:
Pokemon Go (Illustrator / Character Designer)
Fire Emblem (Illustrator / Character Designer) Awakening, Fates, Heroes
No More Heroes (Illustrator / Character Designer)
Tekken 7 (Character Designer)
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Illustrator / Character Designer)
Speed Grapher (Illustrator / Character Designer)
Super Smash Bros (Character Designer) Robin, Lucina, Corrin
ABOUT MASANORI USHIKI Born in Niigata prefecture in 1981. He lives and stays in Meguro-ku, Tokyo. Since Graduating from Musashino Art University drawing school, Masa has worked for a stationery maker, a web production company, he eventually found himself as a freelance illustrator and artist.
Masa likes to present work tailored to the times and media of today. From humorous portraits to fashion conscious works based on aspects of boys’ culture such as manga, animation, special effects.