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Bonhams’ The World of Anime

Kiki's Delivery Service, Kiki and Jiji, Studio Ghibli, 1989, art by Hayao Miyazaki, acrylic on celluloid,
with color reproduction background

The World of Anime, Bonhams New York
Online auction, now through February 2nd

Spanning Anime classics with the likes of Astro Boy, Sailor Moon, and Pokémon, Bonhams' first World of Anime online sale is now live and includes more than 150 rare Anime production cels and drawings. Relics of the pre-digital animation era, the production of Anime originally was done one frame at a time by hand-painting sheets of celluloid (production cels) and then layering them to create the effect of continuous motion. These production cels allow fans to own a tangible part of the most recognizable Anime in the world.

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