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April 15, 2013
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:frail:Shinsekai Yori Comic Strip
Characters : Asahina Satoru, Aonuma Shun

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You'll hear the music once it's fully loaded :meow:
Static version :pointr: [link]

Finally finiiiiiiished! :iconhappyblueplz:

Ok some explaining:

Started this on the Greek celebration day "Καθαρα Δευτέρα" [meaning "Clean Monday", something like a "Purification" celebration].

There's lots of customs for that day. One of them is to fly kites in the sky, and paint the roads white *well...Shun here isn't painting any road white lol XD He's just turning the lake surface into a path of ice so they can run on it and fly their kites What? Makes perfect sense! :dummy:*

Something else that is common here is parents saying to their children that if you count the stars, you'll get bad luck/something bad will happen to you :fear:
So yeah...I kind of get the feeling that Shun is the type of boy who would do something like try to count the stars
Ok ok I just wanted an excuse to draw sparkles in his eyes :icondurrhurrplz:

Well this comic strip doesn't really make sense~ Just desired to draw some SatoruxShun and point at Shun's curious nature and how he would count the stars, get bad luck (=turn into a Karma Demon), and end up joining the stars in the sky(=dying) :saddummy:


Process-wise, I must say I didn't struggle finding things to "separate", more like "connect" the panels with each other and make the whole comic strip fluid! It went pretty smoothly I must say! :la:
Decided to take it a step further though and add more perspectives as well, like Dutch View, or Eagle View :nod:
Then also thought to add faces too... damn hard with that style though :faint: That's the only point where I struggled for pretty long D: Started watching a new anime though, called "Aku No Hana" which totally gave me inspiration so it worked in the end! I hope! :giggle:


*hope the music-video synchronization is ok! :iconimsorryplz:*
Anyway~ Will upload a static version soon too~


Time: ~33 hours
Media: Sai | Photoshop | Adobe Flash CS3 | Moyea | Audacity | Windows Movie Maker |
Music: Shinsekai Yori 1st Ending - Instrumental
Progress wips and text-bubbleless panels: [link]

Thank you very much for viewing! Hope you enjoyed reading! :iconblushplz:

And like always! :la:

Let's get Shinsekai Yori an Official Novel Translation!! :pointr: [link]

Also big thanks to ephemeralii and Dusahn for their fan-translations of the novel!! :pointr: [link]

And :pointr: [link]



Now I'm off to draw Maria wuiiiiiii~~~ :iconfeelingfreeplz:
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Aoyuu Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014
I keep coming back and just really wish everyone could have the opportunity to see this wonderful piece. ;______;
sakonma Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014
Aaaaaah nononon it's ok! ;7; Thank you so much! :iconleeblushplz: I really appreciate it! :iconbrohugplz:
xSayuriChan Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Student Digital Artist
sakonma Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Thank you!
largand0109 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014
Oh dear this is one level above beautiful...
sakonma Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014
Thank you! :la:
Atheshya Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
crying nowww
sakonma Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
Awwwww nononono dun cry ;A; <3333
WitherIndignation Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Student General Artist
So amazing!!!! And music, and all this feels!!!! So GREAT!!!!!!!!!!!Moon (Feeling love) [V1] Raindow dance Yuuko Crying Icon 
sakonma Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
Aaaah thank you so much!! :iconleeblushplz:
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