Noboru Shimataki is an independent illustrator who has been featured in Japan and Europe. His artwork, which includes a mix between art nouveau and manga, have appeared with Ambition Studios, TokyoPop, and Top Shelf Productions.
Noboru’s artwork explores themes in relation to futurism, globalism, history, relationships, romantic love, science fiction, and steam punk. Known for his recluse nature, Noboru prefers not be seen photographed in public, although he has been spotted, mingling with unbeknowst fans at various conventions in the past.
Noboru is a graduate of Liberty University.