[Topic] Making of Land of the Lustrous (Houseki no Kuni) – CG Development

A mysterious and beautiful anime series, Land of the Lustrous (Houseki no Kuni) is now on air.

Director: Takahiko Kyogoku (京極 尚彦)

Production: Orange

http://orange-cg.com/

The Orange is a CG animation studio and has supported to produce many titles.

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

Genesis of Aquarion

Terror in Resonance

Land of the Lustrous is the first title for their own prime production.

And they aired the making of Land of the Lustrous by Niconico douga on 30 October 2017.

http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv307847666

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They are the members of the Orange !

Yes, otaku must wear glasses.

 

They have developed their original 3D graphic drawing system.

Show you their works.

 

At first, pictures of development of Phosphophyllite (main character)

 

Adjustment of facial expressions

 

Prototype of Bort (Black diamond)

 

Prototype of Euclase

 

Prototype of Morganite

 

Development of Diamond

Dark color

 

Adding red

 

Shinning too much

 

Present model of Diamond

So cute!

 

Development of Cinnabar (Mercury)

Mercury splash  around Cinnabar

 

Rutile and her original jewel

Rutile is called as needles-in-crystal in Japan. Exactly.

 

And the Orange has bought their original jewels!

Not so big one, haha!

 

And Snail in episode3, who eats Phosphophyllite

 

These green colored points turn to be Phosphophyllite

 

Plants also are drawn by CG and move automatically.

 

Background materials

 

All characters are drawn by CG with using motion capture.

A few scene is drawn by hand.

Background arts are mainly drawn by hand.

 

In producing Japan’s anime, they create pictures and record the voice acts. But this title recorded voice at first and the system recognizes it to let character’s mouth moving automatically!

Adjustment of mouth moving

 

The Orange has harmonized technology and art.

Thanks, otaku guys with glasses!

 

You must watch all series of ” Land of the Lustrous” !!

 

See also;

Land of the Lustrous (Houseki no Kuni) Character and Jewel Sheet

[Goods]Ghost in the Shell TACHIKOMA Guitar

[Goods]orange LINE stamp

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