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Chinese Artbooks loot!Chinese Artbooks loot!

HappyLawHappyLaw5 måneder sidenDiary

More than a year has passed since I've last bought from Amazon China, so I've decided to make a new incursion!
I've found these three gorgeous artbooks:
https://78.media.tumblr.com/0b71bee8b91d37aeb607e93a09cc4d8a/tumblr_ovyb238ANX1vvpqf8o7_r1_500.jpg

everything about these three books and their content has been translated with "google translate" so maybe it's not completely accurate (^_^)"
so take the informations and titles of manhua - game - novels - artists with caution!

1:Firefly - Wei Ying illustration - 萤色 魏莹插画集
https://78.media.tumblr.com/15d75ba07ffb0149d95672d93dc32772/tumblr_p21ak9g8RT1vvpqf8o1_500.jpg
artist: wei Ying - 魏莹
a little bigger than a B5 -120 pages
comes with a poster
illustration from:

- 甄嬛传•叙花列 (Zhen Huan Chuan • Syria flowers column) (???)
https://78.media.tumblr.com/3ef4ee37ad313ef94f92634c805a8987/tumblr_p21arvBK2t1vvpqf8o4_500.jpg

https://78.media.tumblr.com/2f692d52e6a1c358e8c214a908f6dd19/tumblr_p21arvBK2t1vvpqf8o3_500.jpg

- 奇想镜花缘 (Wondering Mirror Flower Edge) (???)
https://78.media.tumblr.com/92f66bf280810f19b635712e30921e01/tumblr_p21arvBK2t1vvpqf8o5_500.jpg

https://78.media.tumblr.com/eda94a8b0c31115b234511b9b023d403/tumblr_p21arvBK2t1vvpqf8o7_500.jpg

https://78.media.tumblr.com/a4b56917773f7bee8e3969c458e53dab/tumblr_p21arvBK2t1vvpqf8o8_500.jpg

https://78.media.tumblr.com/840eb8207b0cf56a1fc9f86345203018/tumblr_p21arvBK2t1vvpqf8o1_500.jpg

and these could be also from "Wondering Mirror Flower Edge", but I could be completely wrong ;)
look how cute they are:
https://78.media.tumblr.com/3bb3596ff589c1cc751c0f6b1513ffa9/tumblr_p21ak9g8RT1vvpqf8o5_500.jpg

https://78.media.tumblr.com/b41d2cafdbc260cff283bea94a530964/tumblr_p21ak9g8RT1vvpqf8o6_500.jpg

https://78.media.tumblr.com/d65bdb7dc06d4bfef8d17c62f5b1b732/tumblr_p21ak9g8RT1vvpqf8o7_500.jpg


more and bigger pics here: part 1 - part 2
Amazon China link

2:Dream Cloud Line - illustration collection 行云画梦
https://78.media.tumblr.com/1e7e15350783cc6b2f6a0a35188e2dde/tumblr_p21f1w819n1vvpqf8o1_500.jpg

63 different artists, including Old Xian (old先) (artbook review) and Sevnilock/lin Lang (眠狼) (artbook review)
Hardcover A4 - 155 pages
comes with 4 postcards:
https://78.media.tumblr.com/d37fd46f611c7bedce9a713b2eefaca9/tumblr_ovyb238ANX1vvpqf8o8_r1_500.jpg

it's a collection of illustrations for the game Ghost Story 2online (倩女幽魂2online)

Old Xian:
https://78.media.tumblr.com/2c652096198661ef9517f1f7d9d5b4f9/tumblr_p21f1w819n1vvpqf8o4_500.jpg

Old Xian on the left:
https://78.media.tumblr.com/13593155c402f8575382126122851d21/tumblr_p21f1w819n1vvpqf8o8_500.jpg

Sevnilock:
https://78.media.tumblr.com/450265c8ec089e882fc1ceb492862b0c/tumblr_p21f1w819n1vvpqf8o6_500.jpg

and all these talented artists (that I can't tell the chinese name :P )
https://78.media.tumblr.com/87a5ce3f6c8729aa3ded2848df600ee0/tumblr_p21f1w819n1vvpqf8o5_500.jpg

this one!!!!
https://78.media.tumblr.com/30323467792e577789842dfe1eea5a6a/tumblr_p21f1w819n1vvpqf8o9_500.jpg

https://78.media.tumblr.com/e9e8841f72cb2bbd8e8f2acbb838e3b7/tumblr_p21f9aLRkB1vvpqf8o4_500.jpg

https://78.media.tumblr.com/2140f8f0d64fed21282330d18a133903/tumblr_p21f9aLRkB1vvpqf8o5_500.jpg

https://78.media.tumblr.com/17103ec19231a4bb595a0afca70255c3/tumblr_p21f9aLRkB1vvpqf8o9_500.jpg

more and bigger pics here: part 1 - part 2
Amazon China link

and last but not least...why can't I have a chinese bishonen artbook?!?!
soooo.....

3:Pure Blue - Pure Boys Illustration Collection ( 纯蓝:男神画集)
front:
https://78.media.tumblr.com/d3aca674b653c4f1905995628d196217/tumblr_p216d1bw7r1vvpqf8o1_500.jpg

back:
https://78.media.tumblr.com/f2461f192f59e1e7dfda0b1cbb4ec23a/tumblr_p216d1bw7r1vvpqf8o2_500.jpg

Cover by "Shishio"
Hardcover (no dustjacket) A4 - 111 pages
various artists

https://78.media.tumblr.com/ec1ca433e3fff79581e735a0a6a9d758/tumblr_p216d1bw7r1vvpqf8o10_500.jpg

https://78.media.tumblr.com/1e351ba5138309bfe8b2dfc4af8a980e/tumblr_p216d1bw7r1vvpqf8o5_500.jpg

this one!!!! wow!!
https://78.media.tumblr.com/6c9951ee03ba9c15feb3165d7ff31cb9/tumblr_p216fwSZH11vvpqf8o1_500.jpg

https://78.media.tumblr.com/2338eef65c0e080b24eaf81675c26ee7/tumblr_p216d1bw7r1vvpqf8o8_500.jpg

https://78.media.tumblr.com/72a825f408cc6e3f1649915ae04335d4/tumblr_p216fwSZH11vvpqf8o3_500.jpg

https://78.media.tumblr.com/7a164b5c8f923246ad61c235e6f042d9/tumblr_p216fwSZH11vvpqf8o7_500.jpg

https://78.media.tumblr.com/67e07ef73e47ce705357f6c14569de0b/tumblr_p216fwSZH11vvpqf8o6_500.jpg

more and bigger pics here: part 1 - part 2
Amazon China link

I'm so glad of my purchases,the print quality is good and even the binding, expecially for Dream Cloud Line - illustration collection 行云画梦...*o* top quality, is very satisfying!

and that's all my artbook fanatic friends!
wait for my next blog: Taiwanese artbooks loot! to the conquest of Taiwan! ^_^
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WindsorSeven SHSL Vegone
The-Hurricane (5 måneder siden) #30841223
Thanks so much for the pics! I wish I had some from the inside of my books as well, so you could see more than just the cover lol. Also, Elna! I remember trying to buy a book of hers but it was WAY overpriced. I really regret it though, cause I've never seen it since, sigh. Ugh yes I agree about it being a drain on wallets. Shipping isn't cheap compared to JP... Maybe then it's a good thing it's close to impossible finding stuff lol. Then we'd really be broke!
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WindsorSeven (5 måneder siden) #30840890This is probably the first time anyone has ever asked me about Chinese doujinshi, so I'm excited but idk if I'll do a good job explaining anything! Also I feel the need to show off my list LIST #17382 ehehehe. Six out of those thirty are JP or Western, but the rest are Chinese!
This doujin.bgm.tv/ is the site I use to keep track of Chinese art doujins, and more specifically this is the art section doujin.bgm.tv/b...
Some of the entries will have direct links to their sales page on Taobao, but for the majority you'll probably have to search for by name. There is A LOT of heartbreak when it comes to Chinese stuff though. Half of the things on my wishlist have never shown up on any sites, and there's no Surugaya equivalent that I know of to search for older titles. So if you see something you like, buy it right away lol. I like Basetao as a proxy (never figured out how to get stuff shipped straight to the US) because they're cheap and they take pictures without any extra fee! Plus they'll send the stuff back if it's damaged or you're unhappy with it.
The best kinds of books imo are the ones that focus on a theme, which I don't see as much in JP doujins. Basically the group picks an idea (some of the ones I have are "judgement day", "shops", and "being with you") and then a bunch of artists draw something related to that. Those produce the most creative art and where Chinese stuff really shines.
This boomclass.taoba... shop is one of my favorites. gensoukyou.taob... and binofish.taobao... is good too though kinda annoying to navigate. You NEED the auto-translation service that Chrome has if you're using Taobao; it's just way too difficult without it.
If you have any more questions I'd be happy to help~.


That's an awesome collection! Thank you for the recommendations as well, those look like they'll come in handy...at sucking money from my wallet, but still. I collect some Chinese doujin stuff like that too in addition to my original artbooks. :) I have a bunch of Chinese One Punch Man doujinshi because I'm obsessed with the series and Chinese doujinka produce some awesome stuff (one of my top 5 favourite fanartists in OPM fandom is a Chinese artist, they made some doujin too but I haven't been able to find them for sale TT______________TT), and I have some doujin from one of my favourite Chinese artists "Lovely Hollow". I got into her work because of her amazingly drawn Doflamingo x Crocodile artwork:

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i.pinimg.com/or...

I have everything of hers but 2 of her earlier doujin, both of which are extremely expensive on the aftermarket, like $100-300. x___X

I also have a lovely doujin/artbook sort of thing of Sengoku Basara by the artist Elna:

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I wish Chinese doujinka were easier to find and the sites were easier for me to navigate. :/ Somehow I have little to no issues finding Japanese doujin but Chinese doujin are almost impossible, and to make things worse there are often strange ways of listing them so unless you're a native speaker or somebody who understands enough to plug in multiple keywords you can miss a coveted item being put up for sale too!
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WindsorSeven SHSL Vegone
The-Hurricane (5 måneder siden) #30802706
HappyLaw (5 måneder siden) #30781790

This is probably the first time anyone has ever asked me about Chinese doujinshi, so I'm excited but idk if I'll do a good job explaining anything! Also I feel the need to show off my list LIST #17382 ehehehe. Six out of those thirty are JP or Western, but the rest are Chinese!

This doujin.bgm.tv/ is the site I use to keep track of Chinese art doujins, and more specifically this is the art section doujin.bgm.tv/b...
Some of the entries will have direct links to their sales page on Taobao, but for the majority you'll probably have to search for by name. There is A LOT of heartbreak when it comes to Chinese stuff though. Half of the things on my wishlist have never shown up on any sites, and there's no Surugaya equivalent that I know of to search for older titles. So if you see something you like, buy it right away lol. I like Basetao as a proxy (never figured out how to get stuff shipped straight to the US) because they're cheap and they take pictures without any extra fee! Plus they'll send the stuff back if it's damaged or you're unhappy with it.
The best kinds of books imo are the ones that focus on a theme, which I don't see as much in JP doujins. Basically the group picks an idea (some of the ones I have are "judgement day", "shops", and "being with you") and then a bunch of artists draw something related to that. Those produce the most creative art and where Chinese stuff really shines.
This boomclass.taoba... shop is one of my favorites. gensoukyou.taob... , binofish.taobao... and yezjt.taobao.co... are good too though kinda annoying to navigate. You NEED the auto-translation service that Chrome has if you're using Taobao; it's just way too difficult without it.
If you have any more questions I'd be happy to help~.
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ipwnboyz (5 måneder siden) #30815062Hmmm... wrong quotation there I think, I don't remember saying that ô.O
But again it was 2am when I posted my last comment so... nngh XD

ooooops!!! I must have messed up writing on my phone XD eheh
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ipwnboyz (5 måneder siden) #30815062Hmmm... wrong quotation there I think, I don't remember saying that ô.O
But again it was 2am when I posted my last comment so... nngh XD
Those are great but I'll have to join HappyLaw's opinion on that one as I also prefer the more anime / abstract look over realism. There is more beauty in less crisp details I find. It's a bit hard to explain. But thank's a lot for sharing, it's nice to know they are out there and appreciated! *v*


Ahhh, gotcha! If you're more into the anime look you might want to check out Feimo's deviantart before purchasing her works. I think her style is absolutely drop-dead gorgeous but her works look a whole lot like Heise's to me, they have the same semi-realistic feel to them (i.e. feimo.deviantar...), she has a bit more of an anime look to some works, giving her works more "classic bishounen face" proportions compared to Heise on average but I think she still draws more heavily detail-oriented stuff that might not be to your taste. Either way I don't think you can go wrong with them and some of her artbooks can be got for incredibly cheap (around $7-10) so it's worth taking a risk on if you're on the fence I would think. :)
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HappyLaw (5 måneder siden) #30809628Great art, but instead I'm an oldfashioned collector...I prefer the anime look over the realism one ;) even though I understand the awesome works of these artists.

Hmmm... wrong quotation there I think, I don't remember saying that ô.O
But again it was 2am when I posted my last comment so... nngh XD

The-Hurricane (5 måneder siden) #30808900
Those two artbooks you linked look great too, you can scroll down to see some reviews that give you a look at the inside of them as well, and they look nice to me! I'm a sucker for that sort of half anime/half realism look all of these artists have going on. :)

Those are great but I'll have to join HappyLaw's opinion on that one as I also prefer the more anime / abstract look over realism. There is more beauty in less crisp details I find. It's a bit hard to explain. But thank's a lot for sharing, it's nice to know they are out there and appreciated! *v*
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ipwnboyz (5 måneder siden) #30807713I'm a sucker for that sort of half anime/half realism look all of these artists have going on. :)

Great art, but instead I'm an oldfashioned collector...I prefer the anime look over the realism one ;) even though I understand the awesome works of these artists.
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ipwnboyz (5 måneder siden) #30807713
No idea if they're good or not but my ovaries are bleeding just by looking at their cover. *___*

GWHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!!! ^_^ :D
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ipwnboyz (5 måneder siden) #30807713I found one!!! Haaaaaaaa!!! Thank you so much for the tip! I didn't know about Taobao until now and they have everything amazon.cn has and more!
Totally getting the Sevnilock/lin Lang and Feimo ones.
Also these 2 that caught my attention:
detail.tmall.co...
detail.tmall.co...
No idea if they're good or not but my ovaries are bleeding just by looking at their cover. *___*


You're so welcome. Oh man taobao is insane and there's so many artbooks and stuff to grab from there. I also have some cosplay artbooks from taobao too. Feimo actually did one and I grabbed it just because she and her friends are so incredible at cosplay lol. I have no clue who the're cosplaying (it's like alternative Chinese historical cosplay) but they're still amazing.

If you like Feimo's stuff I would definitely grab Heise's works too. You can see a bunch of examples of her work at her deviantart:

heise.deviantar...

Feimo has a deviantart too:

feimo.deviantar...

Those two artbooks you linked look great too, you can scroll down to see some reviews that give you a look at the inside of them as well, and they look nice to me! I'm a sucker for that sort of half anime/half realism look all of these artists have going on. :)
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The-Hurricane (5 måneder siden) #30806766If you like that then I would absolutely grab Heise and Feimo's other artbooks too. You can order them via a Chinese taobao proxy with no issues (or order it and have it forwarded using the world.taobao service if you feel comfortable navigating and ordering on taobao by yourself). All of their artbooks are fucking gorgeous and they always send little gifts/extras like postcards, a how-to DVD, etc. It's awesome and I can pretty much guarantee if you like what you see on that Amazon link that you'll fall in love with all of their artbooks. :)
I found one!!! Haaaaaaaa!!! Thank you so much for the tip! I didn't know about Taobao until now and they have everything amazon.cn has and more!
Totally getting the Sevnilock/lin Lang and Feimo ones.

Also these 2 that caught my attention:
detail.tmall.co...
detail.tmall.co...

No idea if they're good or not but my ovaries are bleeding just by looking at their cover. *___*
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