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Freelance Artist Remakes Sailor Moon Characters in Style of Feudal Japan

23 Jun

SailorTeam1By James Robert Shaw (The Wind up Geek)

If you haven’t heard of freelance artist Renarêve, you should. She has a beautiful style to her creations that would be considered worthy of Disney yet there is a painted look to her works that makes them aesthetically pleasing. Renarêve is not only able to create characters that appear Disneyesque, she is able to go from soft images to hard as proven by her limited run of Wonder Woman action prints presented previously at NexCon.

Inspired by Japan’s history of samurais and feuding shoguns, Renarêve has taken Naoko Takeuchi’s Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon (美少女戦士セーラームーン) characters and reimagined them as hierarchical characters from that timeline. Although not historically accurate Renarêve addressed this issue via her Facebook page:

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