"These ladies are 'Yakuza', which is a genre of the movies I love. When I started discussing the creation of 1-2 color letterpress prints with 1xRUN, I immediately thought that the bold black line image would be perfect for the strong personalities of these women.
These are drawn with Sumi Ink, which I love to work with. I like doing calligraphy and drawing Manga with Sumi. I always find it enjoyable." –Yumiko Kayukawa
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