Mega Man Gets A 430-Page Art Book As Part Of His 25th Anniversary [Update]


[Update (2): The hardcover version of the book will cost $100 at Comic-Con and will be available July 17th – 21st. Any remaining copies will be sold through PAX Prime and Udon’s online store in August. The softcover version will cost $60, and will be available starting this September.]


Mega Man’s 25th anniversary continues with an Udon art book. Udon are going to be publishing MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works in North America this month. The book will consist of a whopping 432 pages, and here’s Udon’s description of it:


MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works is an in-depth chronicle of the amazing art created across 25 years of games in the Mega Man series by the good folks at Capcom!


Featuring over 400 pages of official game art, concept designs and sketches, rare pin-ups, and all-new tribute art, this is a stunning art book collection that every fan of the Blue Bomber will want on their shelves. UDON Entertainment has faithfully translated the entire book into English, including production notes, creator comments, and three all-new exclusive interviews with the creators from across the history of the series!


MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works will be available for $60. Amazon list this versi


At Comic-Con (July 17th – 21st), Udon will debut an exclusive limited hardcover edition of the book. This will come with hardcover binding, a deluxe blue laser foil dust jacket, and special “schematic design” varnishing under the dust jacket. It will be on sale for $100 on a first-come, first-served basis at Udon’s booth, #4529.


Here’s a sneak peek inside the book:



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Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.