Space Teriyaki 4

Visions of space and the future in Japan in the 70s and 80s.
What you are seeing here is a selection of scans from my (somewhat endless) stash of books and catalogs on Japanese illustration and design.
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“Blood maintaining life by conveying various substances,” illustration by Kazuho Itoh for “Newton,” 80s

Tadanori Yokoo, 1968

Yusaka Kamekura, “Design Expo ’89 Nagoya, Japan,” 1987

Shusei Nagaoka, from his wildly erotic SF illustrated book Androla in Labyinth, 1984

Shusei Nagaoka, Androla in Labyinth, 1984

Shusei Nagaoka, Androla in Labyinth, 1984

Aquirax Uno, early 70s

Aquirax Uno, early 70s

Katsuji Isaka, early 70s

Katsuji Isaka, early 70s

Kazumasa Nagai

credit TK (have to dig through my books for it…easier said than done)

“Chronological table of space,” illustration by Ichimatsu Meguro for “Newton,” 80s

Josuke Kubo, ca. 79-80

Harumi Yamaguchi, early 70s

Kenzo Nakagawa & Kumiko Nagasaki, early 70s (illustration/design)

Yoshio Hayakawa, Tanaka, Kojitana-irie
(scanned this months ago and can’t decipher my shorthand)

Haruo Takino, early 70s

Haruo Takino, early 70s

Masaki Hisatani, early 70s

Hideo Yamashita, early 70s

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(Via 50 Watts)

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