Jed Henry is an illustrator from Indiana, USA, with a strong love for Japan and its gaming culture, which is being reflected in his works. He is a self-proclaimed lifelong gamer, Japanophile, and all-around nerd currently illustrating children’s books and bringing projects like Ukiyo-e Heroes to life.
In the Ukiyo-e Heroes project, he merges characters from modern games into ancient Japanese style and settings. The result of this mix brings us unique and very interesting works that you will find at the end of this article.
Some of the game represented include famous titles like Final Fantasy, Rockman, The Legend of Zelda, Mario Kart, Metroid, Castlevania, etc.
Samurai Art got in touch with him and he agreed to answer a few questions where he talks about his inspirations, his obsession about Japan and his very interesting two years spent there. Very inspiring!