Katsuya Terada

A JAPANESE ILLUSTRATOR AND MANGA ARTIST BORN IN TAMANO, OKAYAMA (1963-)

Katsuya Terada, a.k.a. Rakugakingu (or "Doodle King") is a Japanese illustrator who is well known in the US from his work related to Ironman and Hellboy. He likes to doodle 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 are 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 Virtual Fighter. 

 

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