To help mark Godzilla's 60th Anniversary Aspect is releasing Godzilla Illustrations a book featuring the artwork work of Yuji Kaida. The book being released on July 28 features Kaida's works in the full color book as well as an interview. The book is 128 pages and will be about $30 US. Below is a bio on Kaida from Aspect's site, and you can purchase the book on Amazon Japan here.
1953年Born in Hyogo Prefecture. Kyoto City University of Arts graduation. Illustrator. Living in Tokyo.
A number of monster film, including "Godzilla" series from boyhood, familiarize yourself with the special effects movie, while involved in the editing of the fanzine of special effects more relevant art school student, and begins to announce the illustration work. Activities start as an illustrator and to Tokyo after graduation. I deal a lot of illustrations cover magazine "spacecraft", Plastic package "Godzilla" and "Mobile Suit Gundam" series, such as video Soft Jacket "Ultraman" and "Godzilla" series, to take the nickname of <monster painter> unawares made. Continued beside fan activities of work, twice a year, I have been editing issue "special effects came" a fanzine. "Monster Gallery Exhibition" (1996, Shibuya Tokyu Toyoko shop, etc.), "Monster Museum Exhibition" (Kawasaki City Museum in 1997), "Yuji Kaida dream exhibition of the 20th century and the Monster" (2007, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa), Trade shows many "world of special effects and Tsuburaya monster artist Yuji Kaida" (~ 2012, Shibuya Parco other, etc.). I was held illustration exhibition of Toho special effects movie associated "ART OF Godzilla" at Ginza Qi path Gallery in the spring of 2014. A "monster caricature" (Bandai), "Monster Gallery" (Media Works), "Ultra Q Yuji Kaida art book" (Kadokawa Shoten), "UTOPIA Yuji Kaida Works" and (wedge Holdings) to book.