A 512-page collection of sketchbook drawings by the Rakugaking himself! Terada's 2002 1000-page sketchbook collection Rakugaking is one of his most sought-after, here is the sequel.
Katsuya Terada, a.k.a. Rakugakingu ("The Sketch King") is a Japanese illustrator who is well known in the US from his work related to Ironman and Hellboy. He likes to sketch a little everywhere he goes and has done many live drawing events where he absorbs himself in drawing on walls. What is amazing is that he does this without doing any rough drafts. Each of his drawings is done in one shot. His drawing style is heavily influenced by Moebius and Katsuhiro Otomo. Terada is a versatile genius who has worked in many fields ranging from manga and anime to live-action film and character design. His notable works in character design are Blood: The Last Vampire and Virtua Fighter.