Reservations for Doraemon 20th Anniversary manga just started!
A new Ukiyo-e woodblock print to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Doraemon manga has been announced. It was created by Edo Densho Handrail from woodblock print publisher, Sanzo Co., Ltd.
A limited quantity (only 500) of this original picture (180 mm x 245 mm) will be released on the EC platform “COLLAB JAPAN“, which sends out collaboration products of Japan contents and artists. The price is set at ¥22,000 yen plus tax and shipping. It will be shipped at the end of Autust, 2020.
The colorful vividness of persian blue and the technique of spreading fine gold leaf on the screen through a bamboo cylinder called “Sago”, which was known as a paper decoration technique from the Nara era in the old days.
Craftsmen who have inherited the techniques of “carving” and “suriri”, which have specialized in ukiyo-e since the Edo period, have created a work that commemorates the 50th anniversary in a simple and elegant atmosphere.
This is a great opportunity to enjoy the finest Japanese paper (Echizen Seisuke Hosho) texture, the unique colors of indigo ukiyoe woodblock prints, and the luxurious and elegant works of pure gold leaf.