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Anime-Style Illustrations Created In Microsoft Excel

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Game scenario director Hiroo Otsubo has an interesting work process: he creates anime-style art in Excel.

According to Otsubo, he can do a drawing in about four to five hours.

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If that sounds incredibly difficult, just look at how they’re put together in Excel. (This clip from another artist should shed light on how drawing in this Microsoft program works.)

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The tweet below reads:

Amateur: “Which drawing software do you recommend?”

Crazy Man: “Excel.”

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Previously, Kotaku profiled a 70-something year-old man who also created art in Excel. It’s a thing!


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Brian Ashcraft

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.