Pokémon Secret Club Reveals Characters Designed By Land of the Lustrous Creator Haruko Ichikawa, Zaregoto Illustrator Take
posted on by Kim Morrissy
The online Pokémon Secret Club, which is available to fans who pre-ordered Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield from Japanese stores, revealed messages of support in the lead up to the game's release from Zaregoto illustrator take, Land of the Lustrous creator Haruko Ichikawa, and Undertale creator Toby Fox, all of whom contributed to Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.
Ichikawa's message included an illustration depicting two characters she had designed: Chairman Rose and Oleana. A member of the club posted the image on Twitter on November 13.
ポケモンのソード予約したからひみつクラブのサイト見てたんだけど市川春子先生キャラデザやってるじゃん!!!知らんかった! pic.twitter.com/cPeQumHVev— ソラト (@gdgdsr10) November 13, 2019
Take posted their illustration for the Pokémon Secret Club on October 4, showing their designs of Allister, Milo, Nessa, and Bea.
Both artists are also credited in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon as character designers. Toby Fox composed a musical track for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.
Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield shipped worldwide for the Switch on November 15.
Thanks to Scarlet Fairy for the news tip.
Source: @gdgdsr10 via Manga Mogura, Kenzen na Tamashii wo Hagukumisokoneta Hikenzen na Otaku Blog (Sayami), Comicbook.com (Megan Peters), Go Nintendo (rawmeatcowboy)