Bengosha: April 02 (Pencil & Photoshop)

This was a character design for a 'Dragon Slayer' contest. It was also used on the cover of the 80 page Art of Drawing Manga book and as a character design example in the 124 page Art of Drawing Manga book.

Character Info: Japanese cyborg warrior from the future where monsters, demons and dragons have become a real big problem in Tokyo after a parallel dimension portal opened up in Shinjuku 100 years ago! His Father was a world famous Samurai master of Yosake Dojo and the secret owner of the legendary Murasame sword. After his father died in battle while he was still a boy, Bengosha, inherited the Murasame and now acts as an elite defender of Tokyo ^_^