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Big Hero 6, Anime, Marvel & More: A Chat w. Artist David Nakayama | Japan Station 90

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On this episode of the Japan Station podcast, we’re talking about Big Hero 6, anime, drawing comics, and more with artist David Nakayama.

About David Nakayama

David Nakayama is an artist known for his work on covers for Marvel Comics, video games and more. He is also known for having worked with Chris Claremont to relaunch Big Hero 6 comic book series in 2008.

Topics Discussed

  • David Nakayama’s work on the 2008 relaunch of the Big Hero 6 comic book title
  • David Nakayama’s approach to redesigning Baymax for the 2008 relaunch of Big Hero 6
  • The Japanese influences on the 2008 redesign of the Big Hero 6 relaunch
  • How David Nakayama got interested in anime
  • Nintendo and old video games
  • The anime inspired visual style of the 2008 Big Hero 6 relaunch
  • How David got into American comic books
  • Meeting Stan Lee
  • How David began working in comics
  • About penciling and the American comic book creation process
  • How David was able to get into doing comic book covers for Marvel (Longshot Saves the Marvel Universe)
  • The magic of art
  • About making a compelling cover
  • And much more!

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Links, Videos, Etc.

Check out David Nakayama’s website or his social media accounts to see his amazing work.

Don’t forget to check out the latest episode of Ichimon Japan.

Special Thanks

Opening/Closing song: Oedo Controller (大江戸コントローラー) by Yunomi featuring Toriena (Used with permission from Yunomi) To listen to more of Yunomi’s music, check out his Soundcloud page or YouTube channel.

Japan Station cover art: Provided by Erik R.

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