For 30 years, Detective Conana and Yaiba mangaka, Gosho Aoyama, has been thrilling audiences across generations. Now, as the manga legend celebrates his 30th anniversary as a mangaka, several other popular mangaka are sending congratulatory artworks. A new 30th anniversary book is compiling these congratulatory artworks, together with Gosho Aoyama’s own works.

The mangaka contributing artwork for the book are a who’s who in the manga industry itself. In other words, artworks from a few industry heavyweights are included in this book. Among them are:

  • Mitsuru Adachi (Touch, Mix)
  • Rumiko Takahashi (Ranma 1/2, Inuyasha, Urusei Yatasura)
  • Monkey Punch (Lupin the Third)
  • Ai Kozaki (Asahinagu)
  • Keisuke Itagaki (Baki series)
  • Nobuyuki Fukumoto (Kaiji)
  • Inio Asano (Solanin, Goodnight Punpun)
  • Minami Mizuno (Rainbow Days)
  • Ai Minase (Hachimitsu ni Hatsukoi)
  • Shinichi Ishizuki (Blue Giant)
  • Makoto Ojiro (Fujiyama-san wa Shishunki)
  • Saho Yamamoto (Mujihi na 8bit)
  • Momoko Kouda (Heroine Shikkaku)
  • Rei Hiroe (Black Lagoon)
  • Ako Shimaki (Pin to Kona)
  • Yak Haibara (Kaiyuu no Mori)
  • Kanan Minami (Kyou, Koi o Hajimemasu)
  • Soichirou Yamamoto (Fudatsuki no Kyoko-chan)
  • Miyako Kashiwa (Deatte 5-Byou Battle)
  • Jun Mayuzuki (Koi wa Ameagari no You ni)

Here are a few sample tribute art:

The tributes don’t just include Conan, but also Aoyama’s previous manga, Yaiba. The book also features a few Aoyama artworks and comic strips, and here are a few samples:

It also takes a look at the life of Gosho Aoyama himself, and even takes a look around his workplace where the magic happens.

Yeah, Aoyama-sensei is a huge Star Wars fan it seems. Shogakukan will be releasing the tribute book this October 18, 2017.

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Source: Comic Natalie

 

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