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Hato Rami's CONCERT Illustrations

September 20th, 2010, 7:56PM by nat | 4 comments

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Hato Rami's CONCERT is the other half of her two part Comiket 78 doujinshi release. While STAR★DUST focused entirely on fan art illustrations, all the art works in CONCERT are of original characters. And Hato Rami's original designs are gorgeous as usual ^^

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Like STAR★DUST, Hato Rami's CONCERT is also A4-sized, but instead of being staple-bound, it's glue-bound and doesn't have illustrations on the inside covers. Seems like a more traditional approach overall. CONCERT is also the longer of the two, with 24-pages in total when counting the covers.

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While most of the illustrations received a full page publication, there were three pages like the ones above, with a split page display. But as with the other Hato Rami release, the print quality is so high that the images would have looked as perfect at a quarter of the size. Also, only two of the illustrations were two-page spreads.

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I was quite surprised to see some of Hato Rami's newest illustrations included, one of which was the angel-winged girl with the guitar which was released as a post card set with Plastic Moon's Kazumi for Comiket 78. The other was her CD cover illustration for Eru Project's STILL ALIVE which came out after C78.

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The last few illustrations in the book were covers from earlier Hato Rami publications. In my case, several of them were ones I didn't have, so it was nice to see those illustrations in full---and without the title text on them! And... what's the deal with the tiny white paint splatters on every illustration? I've noticed it before, but today I went on a quest and they are indeed on every illustration...

I'd say CONCERT was the better of Hato Rami's two Comiket 78 releases, mostly because it was longer and I prefer her original illustrations. CONCERT was slightly more expensive than STAR★DUST, retailing for 1,344円 on Toranoana and it's currently still available, so there is still hope for late shoppers ^^


  • Title: CONCERT
  • タイトル: CONCERT
  • Release Date: 08/15/2010
  • Pages: 24 (including covers)
  • Buy: Toranoana
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Anonymous

8 years, 9 months ago

 

It looks really pretty, I'm always wanting art books with sparkling and guitars though!

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Anonymous

8 years, 9 months ago

 

Can't buy from Toranoana, hoping someone will scan it some day! fingers crossed

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pig8739

8 years, 8 months ago

 

where are the pics 5841 and 5845 ?

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nat

8 years, 8 months ago

 

Sometimes pictures just get left out after I've uploaded them. No reason...