Characters 11 & 12: Kuro + Shiro

Characters 11 & 12: Kuro + Shiro

This is Kuro(Black) and Shiro(White) from the manga of the same title by Taiyo Matsumoto. I first heard of it through the animated adaptation by studio 4C in Japan. Also, the homie Zees put me on to a lot of Taiyo’s illustration work.I just imagined them here as Afro-Asian teens; slightly older than the characters Taiyo or Production artist Shinji Kimura drew. Doing my best to keep it moving, but the transition from elder to ancestor…..trying to figure out a way to honor them properly. Any of you all out there lost relatives recently?

Comments: 2
  • paintgurl40 September 22, 2010 8:44 pm

    i lost my parents over ten years ago and i still grieve. but i don't feel like my world has been torn apart anymore.

  • Robert Trujillo/Tres September 23, 2010 12:56 am

    My respects to u and ur fam! That's a hard thing to surpass, but it sounds like u r carrying their spirit w/you! Stay up!

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