Vol 12 Color Art

10 06 2010

…or Kaitani pulled one over on me. 0.0

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Happy Cover Art

14 02 2010

Yes, I know you really can’t guarantee anything from cover/color art normally from this manga. Up to and including what Akiyama’s ‘real’ hair color is and what Nao’s ‘real’ eyecolor is (seriously, color art shows it as either being blue or brown).

That said, Kaitani is definitely using his cover art to pander to the keen-eyed supporters of the Akiyama x Nao pairing. Especially since it would be difficult to do so within the story itself without derailing the plot.

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Just something I noticed in the past chapters.

31 01 2010

I must say, for all the criticisms of Kaitani’s art (and I do have a couple), one thing that he tends to get down stat are facial expressions, particularly in the later chapters. Not the overly exaggerated panicked ones the characters get when they’ve just been had, but some of the more subtle ones. Particularly in 97 and 98.

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