Hajime Sorayama 

A JAPANESE ILLUSTRATOR BORN IN IMABARI, EHIME PREFECTURE  (Born in 1947)


He is known worldwide for his precisely detailed, erotic portrayals of feminized, biomechanoid robots.Using brush, pencil and acrylic paint, airbrushing only finishing details, he creates memorable images in a hyper-realistic style. He is often referred to as the contemporary Vargas by those familiar with his pin-up style works, and is respected by artists and illustrators for his perfect technique. In 1978, "Sexy Robots" series made his name known to the world. In 1999, he worked on the concept design ofthe original Sony Aibo robotic "pet" whichreceived the Good Design Award Grand Prix (MITI), Media Arts Festival Grand Prix (Agency for cultural affairs). 

 

 


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