Celebrating his 30th anniversary, Ito teamed up with Japan’s Nemuki+ Comics to release his first ever official art book. The book contains 133 assorted artworks and manuscripts in both vibrant full color and daunting black and white, many of which had been previously unseen by the public, leaving us to wonder if we’ll find crumbs of not-yet expanded upon story pieces. Included are an exclusive interview with the man himself and brief commentary on the artworks in the book. It covers everything from previously mentioned masterpieces such asTomie,Uzumaki,Gyo, all the way to his latest works.
Texts in Japanese
Released in March 2019. His book launch exhibit was held at Span Art Gallery, Tokyo from 3/23-4/9/19.