Ukiyoe character series

These portraits of famous cartoon characters, illustrated in the style of Samurais in combat were designed by Takao Nakagawa. Born in 1979, the designer went on the study at the department of illustration, Osaka College, before going freelance in 2005. His unusual style has won fans and clients on an international scale, and his beautiful children's illustrations have graced books and magazines alike. To see more from Nakagawa, visit his portfolio on Behance.