Shirow Miwa Draws Masterful Touken Ranbu Artwork
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
Artist Shirow Miwa (Dogs: Bullets & Carnage, 7th Dragon) drew two illustrations to celebrate the appearance character Sohayanotsurugi in the new stage performances of Touken Ranbu and the character Oodenta Mitsuyo in the sixth episode of Katsugeki! Tōken Ranbu. Miwa designed the Sohayanotsurugi and Oodenta Mitsuyo characters in the game.
Miwa also shared drawings of the game's enemies on Twitter.
昼にお目見えした絵を描くのに自分用につくった遡行軍覚え描き 個人的なものなので公式設定とは関係ありません。 pic.twitter.com/IC69KqRRXp— 三輪士郎/Shirow Miwa (@zi38) August 6, 2017
DMM's Touken Ranbu "sword personification training game" takes famous swords from Japanese history and interprets them as bishōnen. Nitroplus designed the characters and scenario. The game launched in Japan last year, and it has more than 1.5 million registered users. The game has acquired a large female fanbase and inspired a wide range of merchandise, as well as several manga and stage productions.