Megumi Kato The Most Beautiful Heroines Saekano Ukiyo-e Woodblock Print (Import)
About Megumi Kato The Most Beautiful Heroines Saekano Ukiyo-e Woodblock Print (Import)
This limited edition woodblock print features the character Megumi Kato from the popular anime series "Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend" and comes with a designated original frame, certificate, and an explanatory booklet. *Does not include actual woodblock seen in video.
Hand-carved by Kazuo Watanabe and printed by Hideo Yoshida, this product is extremely limited. All are handmade so no two are exactly alike. Different color alignments, uneven coloring, or a little wrinkled paper can be seen on the products, but that is one of the major features of woodblock printing. Please enjoy its unique characteristics.
Woodblock (unframed) measures approx 8.94" W x 14.17" H and is made of washi*, wooden plywood, and paper. Please make sure to store in a cool and airy place and to also avoid direct sunlight.
*Washi is Echizen Kizuki Bousho, the finest traditional Japanese paper made by a living national treasure, Ichibei Iwano Echizen.
Product Made in Japan. The images provided may differ slightly from the actual product.
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Kazuo Watanabe, was born in 1945 and is from the Ibaraki Prefecture. He started his studies under Hanbei Okura, an Edo Woodblock Carver. After six years of studying, he became an Edo Woodblock Carver. In 1991, he did a live performance at JAPAN WEEK held in Essonne, France. In 1992, his wood block print was exhibited for the Gyokokei for both the Japanese Emperor and Empress. In 2010, he was certified as an Edo Woodblock Print Traditional Craftsman. He has been very active in the front lines not only for Ukiyo-e but also making Gensai-style paintings a woodblock print.