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Project A-ko by Kurumi-Lover Project A-ko by Kurumi-Lover
It's A-ko, B-ko and C-ko from left to right respectively.
Started as a redraw of a picture I drew circa 2001 that I had submitted on the now-defunct
But with news of the site's revival, I thought I'd celebrate this momentous occasion (since was the first website I frequented constantly when I first started using the internet in elementary)

Japanese trailer for the film from back in 1986:…

Artwork (c) Jonathan Castleman :iconkurumi-lover:
Project A-ko (c) APPP, Katsuhiko Nishijima, Yuji Moriyama

Other Project A-ko arts by me:
Project A-ko Cover by Kurumi-LoverMSPaint A-ko by Kurumi-Lover
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Kebiru Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
I miss this so much. I ran my VHS copy to the ground rewinding and studying the animation. Current Anime is missing the detail and story of classic Anime.
Kurumi-Lover Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for this, I'm glad I'm not the only one. I had to rebuy the VHS back in the day because I ran the first down watching everything in slow motion. My favourite scenes to watch were all of the action scenes, pakapaka, and explosions. I feel for your entire comment though c:
TheSkullgrin140 Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Damn fine work, plus for a drawing you originally drew back in 2001 this is a great redraw of a classic Anime. Fantastic work mate. 
Kurumi-Lover Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much!
The original picture this was based on from 2001 was pretty terrible though.
It was originally just B-ko, but this is what it looked like:…
Lilly-Lamb Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014
Fantastic! :icongreatjobplz:

This takes me back. :iconluvluvplz: A-Ko will always be my favorite!
Kurumi-Lover Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!
A-ko is the best! My favourite anime film of all time <3
xeno55 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
Is there a bigger version of this, I would love to use it as my desktop wallpaper
Kurumi-Lover Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
There was, but due to art thievery, I shrink all my pictures down before submitting them here so that they're low resolution s:
I'm sorry...
xeno55 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014
That's OK, you gotta protect your art.
AmazonMandy Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
I LOVE Ako (cosplayed her, too!!). She was my first anime-crush (her and Ryoko). This is wonderful!
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