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Ukiyo-e Heroes are a group of artists who work in the medium of tradional Japanese woodblock printing (ukiyo-e), a style most strongly associated with Japanese culture.  This group has turned their facebook page into a virtual gallery displaying their favorite muse: video games.

This is your Throwback Thursday article of the week, your peek into the archives of RocketNews24 featuring articles from back when we were just getting started. We’d hate for you to miss any of the quality quirky news from Asia and Japan just because you recently stumbled upon our site. And if you’re a devout RN24 reader, thanks for sticking around! Enjoy this blast from the past! 

(Originally published on July 1, 2012)

The following are 10 of their completed prints (Pokemon’s not 100% yet).  Also available on their facebook page are videos and pictures showing how they made these beautiful pictures so stop on by and show your appreciation with a kind word.

Now get ready to geek out!

Source: Ukiyo-e Heroes (English/Japanese) via Hamusoku (Japanese)