Drawing the Light of Life by Hand
Based in Osaka Prefecture, Sukikara Makiko creates humanistic stories with animals as the main characters. Join us and find out the secret behind the critically acclaimed creator's creativity.
Sukikara Makiko
Sukikara was born in 1982. 

Major animated works
"WILD PEAR" (2011)
"WHILE THE CROW WEEPS" (2013)
・ Winner of the New Face Award at the 17th Japan Media Arts Festival
"DEEP SEA'S RAINBOW" (2019)
・ Winner of the Jury Selection Award at the 23rd Japan Media Arts Festival
WILD PEAR
A work based on a children's story by Miyazawa Kenji. The story takes place in a mystical underwater world and follows a young crab.
WHILE THE CROW WEEPS
This work tells of a young crow overcoming the loss of its mother. In the story, life is passed on by the young crow consuming the mother.
DEEP SEA'S RAINBOW
A work that took 5 years to complete. She used a variety of different paint to create a glowing, vibrant light to represent life. This story of life follows a squid and whale at the bottom of the ocean.