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Nilitsu's About 18 Songs 2

January 14th, 2012, 9:56AM by nat | 11 comments

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Nilitsu's About 18 Songs 2 captures girls with headphones in a variety of surreal scenes and fan art illustrations. Every girl is in some way involved with music, be it through listening or playing it, so this short doujinshi has an easy to follow theme overall.

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About 18 Songs 2 is full color, B5-sized and 20-pages, although not every page features an illustration. Some pages feature the sketches and comments for other illustrations, while others are graphic text and messages from the artist.

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Nilitsu has a really distinct style, one that can be especially recognized in the faces which have an almost alien-like quality to them. Though Nilitsu's art work is still rare to find in commercial collections, there was an illustration from the artist in K-ON! Super Illustrations Vol. 1. Interestingly, there are two more K-ON! illustrations in About 18 Songs 2, but they're not from the art book ^^; Guess it's just a favorite subject (Ritsu especially!)

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All in all, there are 14 illustrations About 18 Songs 2, which isn't half bad for a doujinshi. If you like the style, it's definitely one to get into! As for the site, I'm sure a lot of you know it's easier to just be a consumer, especially when it comes to hobbies that don't ever get mentioned in your day-to-day life. And yeah, I fall into that zone sometimes and just need to kick start myself out of it. I'll be going through things I've already taken photos of for a while before I attempt to even touch the pile of stuff I've accumulated in the last few months, so I will be out of date, but still in a lot of cases, it should be unfamiliar material ^^;


  • Title: About 18 Songs 2
  • タイトル: About 18 Songs 2
  • Pages: 20 (including covers)
  • Release date: 02/20/2011
  • Buy: eBay
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Kei

2 years, 9 months ago

 

Finally!

Glad to see a new review. Been checking for past few months hoping to see something, was getting afraid this site was dieing :( Did you grab anything for C81?

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nat

2 years, 9 months ago

 

I grabbed a few things, but I'm just going to go through backlog for now.

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Lonigus

2 years, 9 months ago

 

Glad you back!! Awaiting as soon as possible the new Huke artbook here! XD

PS: Was able to grab the new Pixiva 05! Pricy as hell, but I go for Vania600 pics trough hell and back! XD

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Tiff

2 years, 9 months ago

 

Hurray, you're finally back! I've been missing your reviews; they proved invaluable when deciding which art books to buy. Glad you're back, and I'll take this opportunity to say a heartfelt thank you for your work!

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twig

2 years, 9 months ago

 

Just wanted to agree with Tiff. Definitely find your site a good resource.

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Mira

2 years, 8 months ago

 

Perfecto...

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Sang

2 years, 3 months ago

 

Your reviews are absolutely amazing. I hope you continue to write more, I'm watching forward to it.

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Krishna

2 years, 3 months ago

 

I just found your website, and I must say that I'm jealous. I just got into artbooks and I'm finding a lot of ones that I love and can't find. If you don't mind me asking, how do you go about getting them. And do you ever scan them and post them online?

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Phi

1 year, 9 months ago

 

Have been coming back every once in a while for a year now... Haha.

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anonymous

1 year, 1 month ago

 

We all do. We all do ...

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