Thursday, November 02, 2006

Momotaro 桃太郎

Momotaro 桃太郎

"Let the wind take us to the Megi-jima Island"

Momotarō (桃太郎) , a hero from Japanese folklore. Literally meaning Peach Tarō, as Tarō is a common Japanese boy's name, it is often translated as Peach Boy. Read more at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Momotarou

A quick practise with no reference.


Other version make for my porfoilo :

*added mountain

3 comments:

Valaine said...

This is awesome! I love everything about it ^___^ You have a great eye for design!

Michelle Lana said...

Cool work!

mjc said...

Great drawing. The characters have such a cool expression!

There are a lot of statues over the world with a monkey riding a turtle. Please, do you know if that image is from the chinese or japanese folklore? I would like to know about the meaning of that image.