Watch Isamu Kamikokuryo drawing live Final Fantasy characters in this special speed-up video process, from sketch to coloring.

Isamu Kamikokuryo is a Japanese video game artist who worked at Square Enix until his resignation on March 31, 2017. He is known for his work on the company’s role-playing video game series Final Fantasy, for which he designed locations and characters. Among others, he was involved in the Ivalice Alliance and Fabula Nova Crystallis franchises. Kamikokuryo had initially planned to become an oil painter and illustrator but was inspired to join the video game industry by the release of Final Fantasy VII.

Isamu Kamikokuryo Final Fantasy

Isamu Kamikokuryo Final Fantasy

Isamu Kamikokuryo Final Fantasy

Isamu Kamikokuryo Final Fantasy

Isamu Kamikokuryo Final Fantasy

Isamu Kamikokuryo Final Fantasy

Isamu Kamikokuryo Final Fantasy

Isamu Kamikokuryo Final Fantasy

Isamu Kamikokuryo Final Fantasy

Isamu Kamikokuryo Final Fantasy