This portrait was made as part of toco toco, a short documentary series that showcases Japanese artists and creators.

Akira Yasuda is a renowned illustrator and character design, known under the pen name “Akiman”, standing on a 30-year long career working in the game and animation industry and as a freelance illustrator. He is known as the father of iconic characters such as Chun-Li, Guile or Cammy from the Street Fighter series and his work on other classic Capcom titles such as Final Fight or Darkstalkers. His work in animation includes character design on Turn A Gundam and mecha design on the Code Geass series.

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