Pseudomorph of Love is an art book with art works of the artist Haruko Ichikawa, who is known for her manga Houseki no Kuni (Land of the Lustrous) which is still currently publishing since October 25, 2012. Houseki no Kuni also got a 12 episode anime adaptation on October 7, 2017. As a result of a great anime adaption the manga series attracted lots of new fans.
Haruko Ichikawa is a great artist with attention to detail, especially for the crazy black/white ratio drawings which will leave you astonished and longing for more. And so on November 22, 2017 the art book Pseudomorph of Love got released which focuses on the art works of Houseki no Kuni and a couple of other original art works not based on a serie.
Opening the art book for the first time welcomes you with a red transparant page, the color of love. The first 55 pages are colored Houseki no Kuni art works. The next 15 pages are the famous Houseki no Kuni black/white pieces of art. Finally the other pages are Houseki no Kuni manga pages drafts and original art works which shows more of Ichikawa's talent of black/white drawings.
The retail price of 2800 yen (25 dollars, 22 euros) makes it a really great buy if you're a fan of Houseki of Kuni or love unique art works. Enjoy the photos and video: