From Saturday, July 1st through Tuesday, July 4th, Los Angeles was the proud host of Anime Expo 2023, the largest anime and manga convention in North America.
During the event, pixiv Inc. sponsored a booth in collaboration with Genshin Impact, displaying key visuals and scenery from the game. The booth also showcased approximately 80 works of fan art, hand-picked from more than 150,000 Genshin Impact artworks posted on pixiv.
What's more, popular illustrators Modare and Oshioshio held live drawing demonstrations of Genshin Impact fan art and also held autograph sessions.
In this article, we will introduce the artworks that the two artists crafted for this event and share their comments.
Here are Modare's illustrations!
Here are Oshioshio's illustrations!
Anime Expo was buzzing with energy! Just stepping in made you feel like you were part of this big, tight-knit community. It was so amazing to see that many fans all the way over in the United States. If I ever get the chance, I'd absolutely love to participate again!
Illustrator and manga artist hailing from Kanagawa prefecture, Japan. Mainly creates artworks featuring characters overflowing with a wide range of emotions.
Representative works: character design of Amane Kanata from Hololive; Sorahoshi Kirame from Nijisanji; My Deer Friend Nokotan, serialized in Kodansha Shonen Magazine Edge; and more. Loves cats, dogs, and animals in general.