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Believe in Yourself

The project I've been working for Company G has been announced in Japan.

It is a charity doujin book to benefit the Great East Japan Earthquake.

Title: "Believe in Yourself"
84 pages (including cover)
Content: "Gurren Lagann" illustration collection drawn for charity. All images were drawn specifically for this book.
Price: 1000 yen
Cover illustration by Sushio.
Back cover illustration by Hiroyuki Imaishi.

All profits will be donated to the Japanese Red Cross Society.

Hiroyuki Imaishi
Masahiko Otsuka
Shingo Abe
Akira Amemiya
Kei Anjiki
Syouta Ibata
Shota Iwasaki
Ikuo Kuwana
Keisuke Kojima
Hirokazu Kojima
Nozomi Goto
Sorato Shimizu
Yuka Shibata
Yusuke Tanaka
Hiromi Taniguchi
Hiroaki Tomita
Shouko Nakagawa
Atsushi Nishigori
Hitomi Hasegawa
Akemi Hayashi
Syuhei Handa
Tatsumi Fujii
Ryouji Masuyama
Hiroki Mutaguchi
Yusuke Yoshigaki
Mai Yoneyama
Keisuke Watanabe
Bobby Rubio
Dean Kelly
Grant Alexander
Kenji Ono
Kihyun Ryu
Lauren Montgomery
Michael Chang
Seung-Hyun Oh
Bryan Konietzko
Elsa Garagarza
Ethan Spaulding
Ian Graham
Joaquim Dos Santos

They will be selling this book at doujin events such as Comiket. They are also planning to have this sold online by GAINAX.

A message from Masahiko Otsuka, who proposed this project.
"I would like to express my deepest sympathies to everyone in the stricken area of the Great East Japan Earthquake.
This project came from the feelings of a few anime staff wondering what we could do to help. Hence, we came up with creating an illustration book to benefit charity.
Not only did GAINAX animators contribute, but singer Shouko Nakagawa, and creators from overseas participated as well.
The title of the book, "Believe in Yourself," was named by Kazuki Nakashima.
All profits from the sales of this book will be donated to the Japanese Red Cross Society."

This book was published due to volunteer work of anime staff with the consent of Gurren Lagann Committee and GAINAX Company, Limited.
The Gurren Lagann Committee and GAINAX Company, Limited are not responsible for the publication and sales of this book.

So what did I contribute, you ask?
I translated the correspondence between the U.S. artists and the staff of Company G.
I also translated the artist profiles to Japanese and English.


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