Creator Debuchi Yutaka, who has been active in the field of anime and Tokusatsu (japanese live-action), and Kusanagi Takuhito opened a joint exhibition called “Tobu Yume wo Shibaraku Minai”. It will be held at Shimokitazawa Bar Last Chance from Feb. 1 until Feb. 29.
Izubuchi Yutaka had his debut with TV anime “Tōshō Daimos” as a mecha designer in 1978. After that, he worked on designs for anime including “Aura Battler Dunbine” and “Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack”, and Tokusatsu drama such as “Kagaku Sentai Dynaman” and “Kamen Rider Agito”.
In addition to book designs and illustrations, Kusanagi Takuhito also worked on various designs for games, anime, 3D models, advertisements, etc. He participated on creating designs of anime including, “Blue Submarine No. 6”, “SAMURAI 7”, and “Brave Story”, and also he took part as designer in the anime “Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2199” directed by Izubuchi.
They are friends, and regularly hold exhibitions. They held “Itsuka Mita Yume no Katachi” in Feb. 2018, and “Mada Minu Kako wo Megutte” in Jan., 2019.
“Tobu Yume wo Shibraraku Minai” is their 3rd exhibition, where they showed illustrations inspired by the theme “flying”. Exhibited titles include “Aura Battler Dunbine”, “RahXephon”, and their original works.
The exhibition will be held at Shimokitazawa Bar Last Chance. The guests can enjoy alcohol while looking illustrations since the exhibition will be held from night to early morning.
At the bar, original cocktails and wines with original labels inspired by the two creators will be served as well.