Mysterious Scenes from a Dark Fantasy World: Background Illustrations and Scenes by Up-And-Coming Creators



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The latest in Pie International’s outstanding series of surveys focusing on artists specializing in background and environment art. Mysterious Scenes from a Dark Fantasy World showcases a sprawling selection of the most imaginative artists working in manga, gaming, and animation in Japan. 

From the publisher:

This 4th book in PIE International's background illustration series is a collection of dark, mysterious and strange illustrations.

Fantastical and magical scenery, desolate landscapes, and weird creatures, this book collects 111 dark fantasy artworks from 30 illustrators, including renowned illustrators such as Posuka Demizu, the illustrator for the bestselling manga series The Promised Neverland, and YoShimizu, the cover illustrator for the 2nd book in the series Beautiful Scenes from a Fantasy World. The cover Illustration was drawn by Monokubu, who, with 217K+ followers on Twitter, is also getting attention in the Japanese illustration industry. This is the perfect reference book not just for fantasy art fans but also for illustrators and designers working in the gaming industry.

Artist List

iko_NA / uiti / S / Kaitan / kakotomirai / KUMEKI / K,Kanehira / koshiann / kohata / J.taneda / TOSHIHARU SHIRAKABA / 0.D-G / TAKOLEGS / tami / Posuka Demizu / Denki / do-ra / Nakomo / Shie Nanahara / nurikabe / Haguruma Rapt / mocha / MonoKubo / momokurlgohan / YUUKI / Yuurl / Yo Shimizu / Yoshioka / reoenl / R.E.C


Condition & Attributes

Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket

Publishing Information

Pie International

Physical Description

9.9 inches
10.3 inches
160 pages
color illustrations