There’s a reason Hi-Fructose keeps tabs on Tokyo artist Shohei (aka Hakuchi) Otomo(featured in Hi-Fructose Vol. 20). The only son of great manga artist Katsuhiro Otomo, the acclaimed writer and director of the anime cult classic Akira, Hakuchi carries on his father’s legacy with his own graphic illustrations that combine Japanese iconography with a dark, retro-punk edge and a healthy dose of sardonic humor. Read more on Hi-Fructose.
Artist note: I took a vintage Kenner remote control sandcrawler and gave it a face lift. I repainted it and fit a rechargeable boombox inside it. The Boombox has 4 speakers, rechargeable lithium battery, aux plug and a remote. It still functions as a remote control toy too!