The Incredible Psychedelic Paintings Of Yoko d’Holbachie From The Other Side Of The Rainbow

The Incredible Psychedelic Paintings Of Yoko d’Holbachie From The Other Side Of The Rainbow

Yoko d’Holbachie was born in 1971 in Yokohama, Japan. She studied Art and design at Tama Art University in Tokyo. She has worked as a freelance designer for advertisements, books, magazines, and video games. Continue reading »

Kawaii In The Afterlife: The Playfully Religious Art Of Japanese Illustrator Hasuimo

Kawaii In The Afterlife: The Playfully Religious Art Of Japanese Illustrator Hasuimo

Japanese illustrator hasuimo makes no secret about the orientation of her art. The tweet pinned to the top of her account clearly states: “I like spiritual things.” Continue reading »

Kawaii, Fetish, Bizarre, Cruel: The Art Of GENk

Kawaii, Fetish, Bizarre, Cruel: The Art Of GENk

The fearful is beautiful, the horrific is erotic. Both kawaii and fear coexist in his paintings. The adorable and the strange based on bloody fantasy and insanity with a tinge of the occult. Even in his most intensely individual works, many people have been charmed by the alluring gazes of the girls in his paintings and by his beautiful expressions of blood. Combining elements of the kawaii, the fetish, the erotic and the cruel, GENk’s paintings are both visually arresting and alluring, disturbing and enticing. Continue reading »

Meet Miisa, A Kawaii Hijab Cosplayer From Malaysia

Meet Miisa, A Kawaii Hijab Cosplayer From Malaysia

If you enjoy cosplay or have been following anime-related or even fashion-related news, there’s a good chance you’ve seen Miisa before. As one of the leading figures in the hijab cosplay movement, the 23-year-old native of Kangar, Malaysia, has not only appeared in local media. Continue reading »

Japanese Illustrator BerryVerrine Dazzles With Awesome Retrowave Kawaii Art

Japanese Illustrator BerryVerrine Dazzles With Awesome Retrowave Kawaii Art

Talented Japanese illustrator BerryVerrine says she likes “neon, pop, kawaii, psychedelic art”, and her vibrant and expressive style definitely backs that up. A majority of her illustrations feature stylish girls and landscapes, but despite the explosive use of color can sometimes give off a haunting aura. One might look at her artwork and find influences rooted in retrowave, as well as various anime and works of science fiction, but she somehow finds a way to blend them together expertly in a uniquely dazzling aesthetic. Continue reading »