If those well-received pop culture characters came from ancient Japan, what would they look like? You can’t imagine? The following illustrations should be a nice answer.
Takao Nakagawa, a Japanese artist designed this awesome illustration series called Ukiyoe Character. As shown in the images, the huge illustration series sports 28 famous characters from pop culture, including Mario, Luigi, Batman, Astro Boy, Master Yoda, Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Luke Skywalker, and more. Moreover, Each illustration sports the style of Ukiyoe, a traditional genre of paintings and woodblock prints in Edo Age of Japan. If you like this kind of mix of traditional and modern style, let’s keep checking the following illustrations from Ukiyoe Character.