Autograph session with Range Murata at Epitanime 2008 (Paris, France).
October 2, 1968 |
|Known for||Last Exile
Blue Submarine No. 6
Renji "Range" Murata (村田 蓮爾 Murata Renji?, born October 2, 1968 in Osaka) is a Japanese artist and designer, known for his unique style combining Art Deco and Japanese anime elements. He is best known for his conceptual design work on anime series Last Exile and Blue Submarine No. 6.
He began his career in the early 1990s doing design work for video games. He still continues to do some work in this area today, having done the character designs for the PlayStation 2 game Spy Fiction.
- The Animatrix (The Second Renaissance)
- Blue Submarine No. 6
- Last Exile
- Mardock Scramble (OVA version, cancelled)
- SoltyRei (Rose Anderson's bike design only)
- Table and Fisherman
- Last Exile -Fam, The Silver Wing-
- Like a Balance Life
- Throw Line
Murata has been designing figures based on his printed art since at least 2007. These figures appear to be substantial (although small, that is less than 6x6x6 inches) works of art.
- Figures and sculpture
- PSE Pro series figures 1/10 scale
- PSE Solid series small figures in sets of 6 (usually)
- Pinky street collaborations
- Wall hangings
- "Silk screen on silk 28x44 inches"
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- PSE Web - Official site of Range Murata
- Range Murata at Anime News Network's encyclopedia
- Range Murata July 2005 Interview at J LHLS
- Cosplay Lab interview with Range Murata at Anime Expo 2004
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