Michael Takahashi - Artist in Tokyo

Michael Takahashi

I'm an artist in Tokyo, Japan

Available for contracts

I speak English and Japanese

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My activity

About me

I am an illustrator / animator who’s just arrived in Tokyo.

I spend most of my time walking around the city, drawing and rifling through old CDs and video games.

The thing I most love about Tokyo is the old overgrown buildings that look a little haunted.

My Creations

  1. Halloween Hotel

    30 October 2022
    Halloween Hotel

    For Halloween I wanted to challenge myself by illustrating a huge scene full of characters. The way of working and visuals were quite a departure from what I'm used to...

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  2. Station Scene

    9 November 2022

    Personal exploration of a busy scene using a limited palette.
    I enjoyed coming up with some offbeat characters for this one!

  3. 23 Wards of Tokyo

    2 December 2022

    Tried my hand at illustrating a map of the 23 wards of Tokyo.

    Struggled to come up with ideas for some of the wards I hadn't visited myself but nevertheless really enjoyed working on this!

  4. Merry Christmas (Bit late)

    27 December 2022

    I forgot to post this here, so better late than never. Hope everyone had a good day!

  5. Abandoned Observatory

    28 February

    Experiment for a potential riso print.