Anime-Style Illustrations Created In Microsoft Excel

[Image: Enbos]
[Image: Enbos]

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

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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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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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macklemoreorless
Mackleless

As impressive as this seems at first glance, its also ludicrous. Why work so hard and waste so much time? Just to say you can? I mean that’s fine. It doesn’t make it any less a waste, especially considering Excel has’t added anything to the process that could be achieved much quicker with many other programs.