Santa Inoue

Guest of Honor

Comic artist[a.k.a.“King of Street Comics”] who is famous for the graphic novels “Tokyo Tribes”. He also produces own clothing and toy brand “SANTASTIC!”.

Parisian-born Japanese artist[a.k.a.“King of Street Comics”]. His largely popular graphic novel “Tokyo Tribe” has gained a cult following since its original release in 1993. Its sequel “Tokyo Tribe2” was also big success in Japan and  has been translated and released in the U.S., France and several other countries (as “Tokyo Tribes”).

“Tokyo Tribe2” was made into an animation with MADHOUSE in 2006 and also made into a film directed by Sion Sono. It had a successful theatrical run in Japan and other countries.

Prior to that, in 2005, another of his serial works “The Neighbor No. Thirteen” (1994) was made into a feature film and US film company Distant Horizon officially announced its re-make.


  • Events

    "Tokyo Tribes" Creator, Santa Inoue, joins AX 2018 for Live Art and Portfolio Review Sessions in The Annex

    June 10, 2018

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