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- Prince of Tennis - [ Japanese Fan Art Site ] - Oh, I had to rec this site for two reasons. One, I am a ZukaAto fangirl and any site with at least three ZukaAto illustrations above a certain level and that I don't absolutely hate, automatically gets rec'd, because it makes me happy. <3 Two, OMFG I SPAZZED SO HARD OVER THE CUTE BECAUSE IT IS SO CUTE AND OMFG ANYONE WHO TALKS TO ME ON AIM IS SO GETTING PELTED WITH THE CUTE BECAUSE I MUST SHARE IT EEEEEEE SO FUCKING CUTE! ..... *ahem* Oh, yeah, and three, Yagyuu and Niou are encroaching on my brainspace and the top illustration of them certainly helped push me into loving this site. It's just... so cute with bright, pretty colors and really nice inking and the kind of cute that sends me into obnoxious XD XD XD XD fangirling. Plus, hey, there was a cute ZukaFuji one, too! *sparkles madly* (Some Yagyuu/Niou, some TezukaAtobe.)


- Prince of Tennis - [ Japanese Fan Art Site ] - This is one of those sites that caught my attention because it had Rikkai art on it and because it had a lot of different art on it, one of those all-rounded sort of sites. The artist's linework is nice, very strong, and she especially does a nice Niou, whom I'm starting to like quite a lot. >_> She also does a pairing that I've never really seen before--Sengoku/Shinji and does it really pretty. The colors are also done well and everything sort of combines... to create one of those strong sites that's a nice fix for when I'm on a fanart binge. ^_^ Plus, the Yagyuu/Niou comics really helped win me over. >_> (No central theme at all, though, it is quite Rikkai-friendly.)


- Prince of Tennis - STROBO:H [ Japanese Fan Art Site ] - You know, I've always liked this artist's work, but she never had more than five illustrations or so on her site and thus I felt like I couldn't recommend it until she got more. Today I finally had the bright idea to check out her oekaki diary and AHAHAHA JACKPOT. ♥♥♥ And the best part? The artist is both a TezukaxAtobe and YagyuuxNiou (....I think that's the batting order?) fan, which just makes me squee with delight. Not that the occasional smutty oekaki doesn't hurt as well. >_> Anyway, I really love the artist's almost sketch-like quality to the art, it gives it a sort of doujinshi-like quality almost. Plus, the fifth and sixth illustrations in her art gallery proper are gorgeous, I'm just swooning with love over here. There's also a gorgeous Yagyuu and there's a ton of art in her diary and it's all just gorgeous. I cannot flail with love hard enough. (TezukaAtobe and YagyuuNiou.)


- Prince of Tennis - [ Japanese Fan Art Site ] - I admit, this is yet another site that I waffled on for a bit, but eventually came down on the side of because the Yagyuu art here totally made me go *____*. The most recent one (as of the time I write this rec) is a stunning one of Yagyuu in formal (if girly) traditional clothing where the colors and lines are just stunning. But the entire site is really nice--the artist clearly loves Niou especially, but still likes both characters and draws them in such a way that... mmm, it's hard to put my finger on it, but I really like the artist's basic linework, I think. The proportions feel right and that's such an important part of the framework of a piece. Plus, how can I not love a site that has a really nice illustration of Niou with the subtle detail of him holding Yagyuu's glasses? *hearts* (Yagyuu/Niou.)


- Prince of Tennis/Gundam SEED - Shiso [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - Now, there are a lot of pairings on this site (including some OshiAto and BeKami), but I found them to be not as well done as the Rikkai art, which is just lovely. It's interesting, actually, there seems to be a marked difference between her Hyoutei art and her Rikkai art and I'm not sure why that is--but the Rikkai art is really why I'm rec'ing this site. There are two things I loved about the style... well, okay, three. One, the lines are fantastic, very soft but still strong and clean, not really delicate but pretty instead. I love her color, but her b&w stuff has this incredible shading that you can see better. Two, this is the kind of art that makes me fall for a group of characters--you can see that Rikkai is a team, that they do silly stuff together or have fun together or practice together or sweatrop together and it's the team interaction stuff that really makes me sparkle. Three, PRETTY YAGYUUNIOU! *twirls*

Her Yagyuu is gorgeous (her Sanada, Yanagi, and Niou aren't exactly hard on the eyes, either)--there's this one comic where he's talking with Marui and Yagyuu's wearing this suit and just... OMG I DROOL ALL OVER MYSELF--and I can't decide if I like her traditional art better or if I like the comics better. Either way, the entire site is totally worth going through for just about all the Rikkai-related stuff. *luffles* Also, I'm going to toss this into the Gundam SEED section as well because while I didn't love the art as much as I loved her Tenipuri art, there are some fantastic illustrations of Ashuran in the gallery and a couple of really, really pretty Yzak ones--the further you get into the galleries, the more her art strengthens up and is often times just beautiful. (Rikkai-centric, some YagyuuNiou and Ashuran/Yzak.)


- Prince of Tennis - pig-east [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - pigtail78 recommended this site to me, saying it was a lovely TezukaFuji site, so, well, yes, naturally I immediately pounced on it and she was right that the comics are wonderful. There's one that just... every so often a comic is done just perfectly for my tastes and this site had one with the one where Tezuka's arm was in a sling and just the sheer intensity of the look on Fuji's face when he's yelling at him. It was drawn beautifully, just... wow, it's the kind that really kind of takes me from coherent fangirl to "OH MY GOD THAT WAS SO PRETTY I'M GOING TO ANNOY YOU ALL WITH MY FANGIRLING NOW BECAUSE I LOVED IT SO MUCH". It also helps that I rather liked the color art--she does this tall and almost lanky Tezuka and Fuji that works for me. Plus... there's this one comic... pretty naked boys draped in sheets at night with moonlight streaming the windows. What more could I ask for? *fangirls* Settling down now (honest!), this was a lovely site, very much something I enjoyed going through, and put a sparkle in my eyes. *twirls* Plus, hey, there's some pretty Niou/Yagyuu on the site. ^_^v (TezukaFuji, some Niou/Yagyuu.)


- Prince of Tennis - Lucky Pack [ Korean Fanart Site ] - ......I know I have to rec a site when I think I'm winding up squee'ing over each and every single last illustration on the site. I was originally attracted here for the YagyuuNiou art, which is SO PRETTY, but I totally wound up staying for the SanaYuki stuff and there's this one absolutely GORGEOUS illustration of Yanagi and Inui as kids that I just FLIPPED over. There're also illustrations of a gorgeous Yanagi, a gorgeousgorgeousgorgeous Yukimura, a gorgeous chibi!Sanada, and so on. There's also one of the single most brilliantly funny Tenipuri/CCS fusion illustrations that I've EVER SEEN (not to mention one of the prettiest) and still yet so on and so on. The artist's work isn't just squee-worthy, it's actually pretty, she has a good sense for colors and straddles the sketchy/polished lineart look line just enough to make me really, really like the art. This is yet another one of those sites where I couldn't stop going through all the art and shoving it at people because it was SO pretty and SO squee-worthy. ♥ (No real themes, but some YagyuuNiou and SanaYuki, plus Rikkai-friendly.)


- Prince of Tennis - White Line [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - *ufufufufufu* It's amazing what an illustration or two of my favored pairings will do for me and my mood. ^_~ There's not a TON of art here, but it's winding up on my recs list because 1) YagyuuNiou art, 2) it's pretty, and 3) there are a couple of Tezuka illustrations that are just BEAUTIFUL here. ♥ Including one TezukaRyoma that I find myself surprised that I thought was as pretty as I did--but Tezuka was NICE. The artist's lines are her real strength, I think, they're wonderfully inked and I really like the way her basic lineart looks. Then toss in some PRETTY Yagyuu/Niou and some pretty Oshitari illustrations (*hisses and spits*) and an illustration of Atobe singing in that purple and white striped shirt from Valentine's Day Kiss with Kabaji and Oshitari singing in the background that made me DIE OF LAUGHTER and a couple of vaguely Zukatobe illustrations and... well, I had to rec. >_> (A little Yagyuu/Niou, Hyoutei-friendly, some Oshitari/Atobe.)


- Prince of Tennis - Magma [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - I am rec'ing this site for two reasons--really pretty Niou illustrations and a couple of adorable Bane-chan/Davide illustrations; the artist really does do great lines with her characters, very detailed and sharp, with really good colors. She's the kind that puts a lot of detail into the hair and eyes, combining it with a solid sense for proportions, so that it really looks like they could have stepped out of a manga. But, really, you're going here for the prettypretty Niou. ....oh, and that really hot one of Sanada and Yanagi. XD (Some Niou/Yagyuu, some other shounen ai, Rikkai-friendly, Rokkaku-friendly.)




















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