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- Togainu no Chi - [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - I was pretty sure I was going to like this site, just from the current top illustration of Akira crying in the rain. But then I went poking through the gallery and there was adult!Rin and OH MY GOD SO HOT. The artist's work is lovely, she's got that solid sort of style that gets across the intensity (or whatever that certain something this game has) and gorgeousness of the art, but... asdlfkjasdfja, adult!Rin. So hot. And then immediately after that is another insanely hot one of Shiki and it's like the artist is trying to make my brain explode. In the good way. ♥ There are also more insanely gorgeous ones of Akira and there's a couple of really hot Shiki/Akira and... okay, I am totally failing in writing a proper rec. I think my brain has melted. (Motomi/Akira, some Shiki/Akira, a little gen.)

- Togainu no Chi - INSIDE+sd [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - Aaaand once again I prove that I am a h0 for a hot!Shiki. Of which this site decided to provide me with plenty of. And the hot!Gunzi didn't hurt either. *__* Or the hot!Akira. Or-- ....well, you get the point, yes. The artist uses those almost-glowing-yet-dark CG colors that I find so attractive, so there's all this black to set off the colors and it does a really fantastic job of capturing the feel of the original game while still being fanart. And... man, I really can't describe how hot some of the characters on this site were, how gorgeous the art is, how detailed the artist gets at times, how beautifully she does game art-style poses for the characters, how fantastic some of her concepts are, and how much her Shiki/Akira made me melt through the floor because it was so hot. This one deserves a better rec, it's beautiful. (Pretty much Everyone/Akira, but lots of Shiki/Akira.)

- Togainu no Chi - BATTEN CLUSTER78 [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - The first few images on this site are a little bit off, the CG style itself is gorgeous, but the proportions needed a bit of tightening. The cool thing, though? The artist does that within a few images and then her work gets to be really quite stunning. By the time I was halfway through the gallery, I was kind of drooling on myself a little because the art is just so lovely, her attention to detail is fantastic, the way she captures the feel of the original art so well that I could almost mistake some of them for official art, the way her smut is hot in the same way the original game was hot. There are several pairings and they all are really beautiful to look at, but... I admit, her Shiki/Akira, especially the one on the bed, just... asldfjkasldkjf, brain melting. Though, I also have to admit... her Ema was hotter than a hot hot thing. And the Nazi uniforms were hot. And-- asdlfkasldkfj, brain melting now. ♥ (Everyone/Akira, but especially Motomi/Akira and a little Shiki/Akira.)

- Togainu no Chi - raido [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - Even from the current top illustration of Keisuke, I was pretty sure I was going to rec this site. The art is really, really strong and the colors are gorgeous and the details around their eyes is fantastic and the clothes look great. But I got a couple of links in and there was a really beautiful one of Shiki and, yeah, okay, definitely going on the recs list. It's not perfect art, the artist has to work up to getting really good, but it's solid and the kind of art that I don't really mind not being perfect because it hits the right vibe. She uses all these dark backgrounds (when she's not using white ones for single character illustrations) to get the feel of the series down and as she goes along she gets even better. A nice little site to round my night off. :D (Some Keisuke/Akira, some Shiki/Akira, some gen.)

- Togainu no Chi - [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - This is yet another site I debated about on for awhile, the art is solid and interesting to look at, but I'm not a huge fan of Keisuke. It's not that I have anything against him, he's a fine character, just that... well, my interests lie elsewhere. But the site is one I think would be good to add to a collection of sites and... okay, the real reason is that there's a Gunzi/Keisuke image on the site and I almost never see stuff like that, so the sheer novelty of it put me over the top. XD This isn't to say it's a bad site, I happily collected the art, just that it's not going to be quite like other sites. Though, I do wish the artist had done a few more comic/doujinshi-like pages, her art was really quite pretty in them and her Shiki/Akira was, um, kinda hot. *_* (Mixed pairings, some Shiki/Akira, some Keisuke/Akira, some other.)

- Togainu no Chi - Ganet Aria [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - This artist can draw the characters off some of the time, but she does well with the softened CG style like in the original game and Shiki/Akira in black leather and being all hot together? Well, that's all I needed to sign up. The slightly risque Keisuke/Akira didn't hurt, either, despite that it's not my favorite pairing. There's also some nice ones of Gunzi and stand-alones of Shiki and... okay, the art isn't perfect. But the colors are bright without being too gaudy and I mentioned the black leather with Shiki and Akira, right? Okay, good. Not a perfect site, but one worth visiting for the handful of illustrations, especially if you're going on a spree. (Some Shiki/Akira, a little other.)

- Togainu no Chi - cobinrobin [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - The artist here, too, can be a bit off, but I found I didn't really mind when she drew the characters as being so very hot or when she drew these adorable, adorable little chibi almost-sprites of the characters. The artist's work is generally at her best when she's doing lighter images, ones that use mostly faded pastel colors or when she really, really concentrates to make her art detailed and finely drawn (like the one of Gunzi yanking Akira up by the hair and sticking his tongue out at the 'camera'), but generally everything is worth a look. It helps that there are a lot of quick little sketches tucked away that show off the artist's genuine talent; the further you get into the gallery, the more you can see she tightens up her lines and there's a lot of detail being put into the right places with those sketches. Some of the half-naked Akira or even Keisuke/Akira being sweet and quiet were really very, very pretty. (Mostly Keisuke/Akira, a hint of Shiki/Akira, a little other/Akira.)

- Togainu no Chi - beast [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - This is yet another example of how a chibi!Shiki fanart combined with a handful of other neat illustrations can rather easily win me over. I'm kind of easy for my favorite characters, as most people have probably noticed by now, but that doesn't mean the site isn't worth checking out. Not everything bowled me over, but there were a handful of illustrations, of just about every character, that are worth visiting for. When the artist wants to, she can draw some really lovely stuff and you can see that in a handful of illustration. There were a couple of Kiriwar/Gunzi that were really pretty, a cute/funny/pretty Shiki/Akira comic, and so forth. A nice little addition to my growing collection. :D (Some hints of pairings, a little Shiki/Akira, Kiriwar/Gunzi, a little gen.)

- Togainu no Chi - SWR [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - Not everything on this site is perfect, there's a lot of art I skipped over and didn't even sit on the fence for a few seconds about. But, at the same time, there's also a lot of art that I did collect for my own personal folders, especially any time Shiki appeared or any time he was molesting Akira or pulling him in close. I'm sure it helped that I'm a fan of that particular pairing, so I'd mostly recommend this site for other fans, but it's a solid, decent, good-for-a-fix site. There's also a lot of oekaki and the artist often manages to disguise her weaker points by playing up certain perspectives or keeping things simple, which I like. There's also at least one really kinda pretty Shiki/Akira kiss illustration I liked and one really good image of Shiki lying on top of Akira, whose arms are not quite coming up around him. And, okay, I liked the multipage-oekaki-comic... thing. XD (Shiki/Akira.)

- Togainu no Chi - [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - It can be a bit of work to find the TnC fanart on this site, but it's worth it because the artist has a cute, clean style with bright, glossy, shiny colors that I really like. Sometimes the art is super-cute, sometimes it's kinda hot and I have great affection for sites that can give me a little of both. I also like that the artist seems to have genuine affection for Akira's character and the entire cast of the series, not just one or two pairings, even as she tends to make Shiki/Akira stuff the absolute prettiest. But even more than that, there was just something about this site that left me feeling... I'm not sure. But fond towards the series all over again, enjoying the series/fandom and feeling happy about being able to look for art from it. Maybe that's just me, but the art is worth checking out regardless. There are several illustrations that are totally worth picking up for just about anyone. (Everyone/Akira, a little more than usual Shiki/Akira and Nano/Akira, occasional not-safe-for-work content.)

- Togainu no Chi - [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - I'm generally not that fond of this style of art (you'll see what I mean if you wander through the site a bit), I probably skipped about half of the illustrations here. So why recommend it anyway? Because the other half... there's a certain something about them. Part of it is that I love the Shiki/Akira pairing. Part of it is that the author has a certain sort of appeal, a certain something about a bloodied Akira being curled up against Shiki's side or holding a gift in his arms with the pissiest/most embarassed expression ever or the incredibly adorable set of chibis or Shiki just generally being hot or Akira in the Nazi uniform that shouldn't be as hot as it is or a bunch of other illustrations. The site isn't perfect, but the artist manages to create a handful of illustrations that I totally enjoyed going to the site for, <3 (Mostly Shiki/Akira, a little other.)

- Togainu no Chi - [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - Okay, I totally only had to get to the second Akira illustration on this site to go, "Whoa, that's pretty. *_*" when he's all decked out in black leather that's... well, slinky is the only way I can think to describe it. I have a weakness for Akira in those sort of clothes. As well as when he's holding Shiki's long katana and the background dark teal and black clouds are beautiful and just... mmm. :9 That is one of the artist's specialties, she can do gorgeous colors to go with the intense looks on the characters face, colors that are dark while still being bright, much like the game itself. (That makes sense in my head, okay?) Her Akira is gorgeous. Her Shiki is glossy and smirky and gorgeous. Her Gunzi is hot and crazy and then hot again. Her Shiki/Akira is bloody and hot. Her Rin/Akira is light, airy and beautiful. In short... asldfkja;sdlkjasdlfj, I love this site. (Shiki/Akira, a little other.)

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