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Honey and Clover Wallpaper: HachiKuro: Pottery no Tatsujin

Chika Umino, J.C. Staff, Honey and Clover, Shinobu Morita, Ayumi Yamada Wallpaper
Chika Umino Mangaka J.C. Staff Studio Honey and Clover Series Shinobu Morita Character Ayumi Yamada Character

1920x1200 Wallpaper

Artist Comment

I'm in an experimental mood lately, so while this wall fails as actually being a utilitarian wallpaper I had a lot of fun making it. The idea came about when I was reading the Hachikuro manga (which I recently acquired) and kept seeing Yamada beat the crap out of everyone, complete with HP bars and combo moves. I decided to expand that into a 2d fighting game a la Street Fighter 2. I chose Morita as Yamada's opponent because when I saw the image of him trying to sneak up and give someone a haircut, it was the perfect jumping attack move. Morita's attack name comes from the fact that the "Shinobu" of his first name is the same "nin" as in "Ninja" (which he gleefully explains as he sneaks out in one scene. Yamada's attack name comes from the fact that everyone compares her to a white swan when she's throwing pots.
Characters traced from various pages of the manga; background ferris wheel traced from another H&C scan.
To get that Street Fighter 2 look, I reduced the colors to 256 and deliberately pixelated the image.
"Pottery no Tatsujin" is a play on the game "Taiko no Tatsujin" (a music simulator game where you beat the living daylights out of taiko drums) and Yamada's nickname, "Pottery no Tatsujin".
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Comments

  1. bromithia Retired Moderator Jul 25, 2006

    Ahaha. What a fun wallpaper. I love the idea, and how you gave it that Street Fighter feeling. Great job!

    Definitely my desktop background!

  2. pana Jul 25, 2006

    ive already commented on this piece on AP
    well done with the comical arcade look :)

  3. BlueAngel17 Jul 25, 2006

    haha. this really caught my eye. and the anime that really popped in my mind at first thought was Honey and Clover. It was only when I scrolled down then I've noticed. :) I dunno how you say it in English, but it's has a "makulit" theme.. a childish, fun and comedic theme.. >.< This is a fav from me!

  4. HaWaIIofHoaI Jul 25, 2006

    great, funny concept. =) though i must say. it would be awesome to see a more... detailed version. =/

  5. cagalli-y-a Jul 25, 2006

    Yike~ That's awesome. I love the arcade feeling~ :D
    Don't know what to say now... ^_^' It's just amazing.

    +Fave+

  6. tsukasagr Jul 25, 2006

    AMAZING idea! lol! More of this please...

    We could use some fun, even in our wallies. :)

  7. Sandra Jul 25, 2006

    Wow what a great idea :D I love it XD

  8. Ardenta Jul 25, 2006

    Hello ^_^
    I agree, it is a great idea to make it this way. I love Honey & Clover and this is a funny wallpaper of it. And I like funny ones. Thank you. :)

  9. Kenichi Jul 25, 2006

    u sure have one imaginary idea making this weird interesting wallpaper
    .. that's all i can say, i'll get back to u on that.

  10. annakee Jul 25, 2006

    its very funny, but i dont know why i cant laugh. maybe i want to see Hagu vs Morita >_<"

  11. shiningdays Jul 25, 2006

    rofl. this amused me. :D

  12. Misato-Kun Jul 26, 2006

    oh wow! What a unique wallpaper! I really love this anime series, and its really great to come across a wall such as this. Great concept, thanks for your hard work!

  13. CuteSherry Jul 28, 2006

    Super original idea! ^__^
    Very funny and quite unique too.

  14. Bibliomancer Jul 30, 2006

    Very funny and neat.

  15. aznprianime Jul 31, 2006

    cool

  16. animefairy Aug 07, 2006

    Aww....how cute and sugoi! XO You have a such a great idea to create this cool bg and chibi characters! :nya: :nya: Bright and cheery colorsyou used! XD

  17. kmupt Aug 19, 2006

    Wa~ hahahahahahahaha sugoi desu ^O^

  18. Mallory Oct 21, 2006

    AHAHAHA! very funny...creative! otsukaresama deshita! keep it up, and thanks.

  19. Kasbunny Jan 30, 2007

    You, my dear, are MADE OF WIN. It is fantastically crafted and an amazing idea to begin with. <3

  20. WWLAOS Jun 07, 2007

    At first, I really wasn't sure if I should even look at this one, but I am so glad I did. It's hilarious. Your description made the whole thing make sense, since I have no experience with this manga, and that just made it all the more awesome. Thanks for that. And for this wallpaper. It made me smile, and that's always worthwhile.

  21. TomoyoYumemi Feb 07, 2009

    Hahahahahahah xD
    gosh thats funny
    great idea

  22. Jalfred-kun Feb 13, 2010

    thanks very nice image love Honey & Clover!

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