Celsys is proud to sponsor the Kyoto Nippon Festival 2019 to be held from Oct. 25 to Dec. 8, 2019, to be held at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine in Kyoto.
Overview of Kyoto Nippon Festival 2019
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, the head shrine for Tenjin shrines around Japan, is a place of worship as well as a social and cultural center where art and music have long been exhibited. This fourth Kyoto Nippon Festival has the theme of “animating national treasures“. The exhibition will include the national treasure “Illustrated Legends of the Kitano Tenjin Shrine” and contemporary interpretations of the art scroll by six Japanese illustrators.
Participating illustrators En Morikura and Kamogawa used Clip Studio Paint, the artist’s tool for drawing and painting developed by Celsys, to create their modern interpretations of the Illustrated Legends.
KYOTO NIPPON FESTIVAL “Illustrated Legends of the Kitano Tenjin Shrine Youjikegen” Illustrated by En Morikura|CLIP STUDIO PAINT
KYOTO NIPPON FESTIVAL “Illustrated Legends of the Kitano Tenjin Shrine Ayako Takusen” Illustrated by Kamogawa |CLIP STUDIO PAINT
En Morikura also created the “Hatsune Miku with autumn leaves” key visual for the festival.
On the west side of Kitano Tenman Shrine is a bank created in 1591 by Japanese noble Tyotomi Hideyoshi to prevent flooding. This bank is lined with 300 Japanese maple trees, some of which are even 400 years old. During the autumn scene, they surround the bank with stunning golds and reds. From Nov. 11, the trees will be illuminated at night to create a beautiful scene just like the key visual of the festival.
The festival also includes an event with the anime "Sword Art Online," and art contest organized by pixiv, the world's largest art sharing service, and a special exhibition of traditional Japanese flower-arrangements inspired by various anime and characters involved in the festival.
【Overview of KYOTO NIPPON FESTIVAL 2019】
Oct. 25–Dec. 8, 2019
▼Kyoto Nippon Festival Illustration Exhibition
(Hatsune Miku / Kyoto / Illustrated Legends of the Kitano Tenjin Shrine)
Oct. 25–Nov. 8, 2019 (9:00–16:00)
Nov. 9–Dec. 8, 2019 (9:00–20:00)
▼Sword Art Online and Tenno Tenjin Mythology Exhibition
Oct. 25–Dec. 8, 2019
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (Bakurocho, Kyogyo-ku, Kyoto)
Tickets available from Ticket Pia (Japanese) https://w.pia.jp/t/kyotonippon-k/
KYOTO NIPPON FESTIVAL Executive Committee
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd., Celsys Inc., Yoyogi Animation Gakuin Co., Ltd.
▼Planning / Production
Sony Music Solutions Inc.
CELSYS supports creators globally in the production, browsing, and distribution of digital art utilizing information technology.
We provide solutions for content creation, distribution, and browsing, including support of creative activities through our illustration, manga and animation production software “Clip Studio Paint” and web service “Clip Studio”, as well as our e-book solution, “Clip Studio Reader”.
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Clip Studio Paint site: http://www.clipstudio.net/en/
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