59-year-old acclaimed manga artist/illustrator Hisashi Eguchi, best known for his baseball comedy manga Susume!! Pirates and transgender-themed Stop!! Hibari-kun! in the early 1980s, provides a newly drawn illustration for the CD jacket of 9-member Japanese ska band Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra‘s 38th single “Uso Tsuku Kuchibiru” (Lips That Tell Lies) to be released in Japan on December 9.
Among anime fans, he is also known for his character design works for Hiroyuki Kitakubo’s 1991 anime film Roujin Z, Satoshi Kon’s 1998 film Perfect Blue, and the 2003-2004 TV anime series Uninhabited Planet Survive!. He has drawn CD jacket illustrations for various Japanese artists, such as BAHO, ROUND TABLE featuring Nino, Ging Nang Boyz, Takuro Yoshida, lyrical school, So nice, and Shiggy Jr. You can also check his artworks for the CDs in the bottom of this article.
“Uso Tsuku Kuchibiru” limited edition
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra with the guest vocalist Rina Katahira
Short version MV
Hisashi Eguchi’s CD Artworks
“HAPPENINGS” BAHO (June 1998)
“Sunny Side Hill” ROUND TABLE featuring Nino (October 2003)
“Kimi to Boku no Daisanji Sekai Taisenteki Renai Kakumei” Ging Nang Boyz (January 2005)
“Isshun no Natsu” Takuro Yoshida (March 2005)
“date course” lyrical school (September 2013)
“Kousoku Douro” So nice (April 2014)
“LISTEN TO THE MUSIC” Shiggy Jr. (July 2014)
via: Comic Natalie