Sunday, May 27, 2012

Windaria Mediamix Special Book

Windaria Movie was originally released Summer 1986 in Japan. This oversize book, which measured 23.5 x 29.7 cm, covered the movie. The first 56 pages were in color. At the beginning of the book was a double-sided, three panel fold out. On one side was a water color illustration by Mutsumi Inomato. On the back of it had images of eleven characters from the movie. The Film Story included images from the movie. On the first page of The Promise section, the following was written in English: "Marin and Izu is poor farmers from Saki. Princess Ahanas from Isa and Prince Jill from Palo is in love with each other. This two couples lead a happy life. But War broke out. They wer a heavy tried." This section included images of Marin, Izu, Ahanas, and Jill. Mutsumi Inomata Illust Collection had seven water color images by Mutsumi Inomata. The Art of Windaria covered the background and scenery of Windria. World of Windaria covered some of the machinery from the movie. Design Sheet Collection covered line art of characters, background, and machinery. Interview near the end of the book included Keisuke Fujikawa (script), Kunihiko Yuyama (director), and Mutsumi Inomata (character design and animation director).

Product number was ISBN4-04-852052-0. It was published by Kadokawa Shoten and released on 8/25/1986. There was no UPC Bar Code. It was priced at Y1200. The book was 104 pages in total length.

p3 Illustration Pin-Up by Mutsumi Inomato
p9 Film Story
p41 The Promise
p50 Mutsumi Inomata Illust Collection
p54 The Art of Windaria
p57 The World of Windaria
p64 Design Sheet Collection
p88 Literry Pranning Data
p92 Staff & Cast Interview
p103 Staff & Cast List
p104 Contents & A Colophon

You can buy it at Amazon Japan.