Dokuro-chan Illustrator Torishimo Passes Away
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Torishimo provided the original character designs and illustrations for Masaki Okayu's Bokusatsu Tenshi Dokuro-chan light novel series. Dengeki Bunko published the 10-volume novel series in 2003-2007. The novel series inspired Mitsuna Ouse's manga of the same name, and Kasumu Kirino's Bokusatsu Tenshi Dokuro-chan Ripiru manga.
The novels also inspired a television anime series in 2005, and the Bokusatsu Tenshi Dokuro-chan Second original video anime in 2007. Media Blasters released the anime on DVD under the title Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-chan in 2008, and again in 2010. Both releases included the television anime and the OVA series.
Torishimo also illustrated Okayu's Moriguchi Orito no Onmyōdō light novel series. In addition, Torishimo illustrated the following light novels or light novel series: Hokato Suenaga's 108-nenme no Hatsukoi., Kou Narayama's Himitsu no Tech Girl, Ramune Wakaōji's Kichijō GOOD☆LOOKS, and Kazū's Nishigami-sanchi no Desuko-chan.