Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Suchie-Pai Memorial

Kenichi Sonoda, who was best known for his work from Bubblegum Crisis, did the character designs for a mahjong game called Suchie-Pai. Later, after the successful release of this game on various platforms, an OVA was released based on the game. This book covered various artwork from the OVA as well from the game. The first 48 pages were color. Pages 4-16 covered various Suchie-Pai illustrations by Sonoda himself. Pages 18-48 had more images of specific characters that originated from the game and OVA. Some of the images originally appeared from the game. The last section, beginning page 49, covered b/w line art from all the characters from the World of Suchie-Pai.

Product number was ISBN-916090-93-4. It was published by Zest and released on 4/17/1998. UPC Bar Code - 9784916090935 and 1920076016004. It was priced at Y1600. The book was 80 pages in total length.

You can buy it at Amazon Japan.