Archive for May, 2013

You other brothers can’t deny

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Back in the day, when H.C.Staff was an anime blog, I lamented that the first glimpse America had of the wonderful art of the moe illustrator Goto-P was largely a waste of time.

Fortunately, Kantoku, one of the greatest moe illustrators of all time, makes his US debut with a series of much higher quality: The Hentai Prince and the Stony Cat. With the anime already showing and the translated manga already in print, it is one of two titles (the other being Daily Lives of High School Boys) that I am looking forward to buying for the first time in forever.

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Scroll Project Backgrounds

Saturday, May 18th, 2013

Some of you may be familiar with the AWA Touhou Scroll Project, a collaboration project of various artists from across the English-speaking Toho fanbase. The objective is to create a scroll containing every Toho character from The Embodiment of Scarlet Devil to the present day, with each character illustrated by a different artist. I didn’t volunteer for the project because I’m not that good at drawing characters, but eventually I was recruited to do some backgrounds.

Here’s what I have so far:


Phantasmagoria of Flower View – Imperishable Night
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With characters


Forbidden Scrollery – Ten Desires
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With characters

Go check them out here because they’ll get covered by the characters on the final product.