LIMITS Asian Championship 2022 Grand Final

THE FINAL BATTLE BEGINS – SUNDAY, MAY 15th!

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It all comes down to this… The final battle!

At regional tournaments, the most talented artists in all of Asia plunged into an all-out artistic war, and now only 8 phenomenal creators remain. 

The best of the best – the 1st and 2nd place winners of the LIMITS Asian Championship Regionals in Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan will finally meet face to face in Tokyo for the exciting finale. 

There can only be one winner. With artistic pride and glory on the line, who can defy all odds and push beyond all limits to become the LIMITS 2022 Asian Grand Champion?

Live Streaming

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The event will be available to view worldwide via livestream on the LIMITS and UCOLLEX official YouTube channels. Which of our finalists will surpass all limits and become the Asian Champion? Tune in Sunday, May 15th and don’t miss a single electrifying moment!

Prize: $50,000

Date:
May 15, 2022 (Sun)

Time:
1:00 ~ 6:30 PM

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GRAND Finalists

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Kookie

TAIWAN            CHAMPION

Prolific freelance illustrator with his own brand called “Cookie Funk”. Along with sharing his creations and illustrations on various social media channels, he produces video tutorials aiming to teach in a clear and enjoyable way.

SG-08-JABA

Jaba

SINGAPORE    CHAMPION

Didier Jaba Matthieu, AKA Jaba, has taken part in a Limits World Series Championship before, back in 2019. This Limits veteran describes his work as futuristic abstract math, alphabetical constructivism and facial cubism, brutally refined.

Mankee

Oh Mankee

HONG KONG  CHAMPION

Graduated with honors in product & industrial design at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. With characters like Hoko the tricolor cat, she aspires to create infectious works that deliver warmth to her audience around the world.

The WInner

Daniel Suzuki

JAPAN                CHAMPION

Daniel is a half-Japanese, half-Polish artist born and raised in Izu, Japan. Daniel began his career in 2018 with a solo exhibition in Ginza, and strives to imbue his works with a positive message centering on the theme: "You have the light".

Hiroco Ichinose

Hiroco Ichinose

JAPAN                        STAND-IN (TAIWAN RUNNER-UP)

Holding a master's in Media Art from Tokyo Polytechnic University, Hiroco is involved in animation and hosts workshops and live painting. Together with her husband, they form the creative unit, Decovocal.

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Inksheperd

SINGAPORE        RUNNER-UP

Aaron, AKA Inkshepherd, is a long time gamer – kicking ass since the 1980’s. He is a passionate artist who loves to design fantasy worlds. His career as a game art director has taken him across the globe, most notably to Japan and Taiwan.

HK-02-Rosine Wo

Rosine Wo

HONG KONG      RUNNER-UP

Rosine is a freelance illustrator, mainly working with Procreate. She likes to utilize crisp lines and space to depict extraordinary moments in ordinary life. The human body and insect elements are always present in her works.

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jbstyle.

JAPAN                CHAMPION

LIMITS World Grand Prix 2019 Runner-up. His weapons are his Adobe Illustrator skills and fiercely unique style. He has done artwork for brands like TEKKEN, B-SIDE LABEL and has performed live all over the world.

Judges

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KENTOO

Winner of DLP-BATTLE, the predecessor of LIMITS, he has worked extensively as an illustrator in Japan and abroad.

tamaki

Tamaki Yasunori

Executive Producer at KADOKAWA, Editor-in-chief at LOVE Walker and visiting researcher at International University of Japan.

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Jason Scuderi

Lasergun Factory (J. Scuderi) is a Digital/Crypto Artist based in Japan. A former Creative/Art Director in NYC, he has worked with a plethora of global brands.

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Mariko Nishimura

Founder of HEART CATCH Inc., Professor at Musashino Art University and fellow of the Japan Innovation Network, she connects business, creativity and technologies across borders.

Our MC's

綿谷エリナ

Erina Wataya

Multilingual TV personality and radio DJ

ニック・スリワースキー

Nik Sliwerski

Bilingual creator, model and DJ

Commentators

赤津豊

Yutaka Akatsu

Manga artist, illustrator and Designer

ktym

ktym

Official LIMITS Instructor and Illustrator

AUDIENCE POLL

THE FINAL VOTE IS IN YOUR HANDS

What is the audience poll?

In LIMITS Battles, the winner is decided by the judges and by audience poll.

The judges will determine their vote according to the judging criteria, and the audience will vote for the artist that amazes them, or they like the best.

 The audience poll has a major impact determing the winner.

Your vote may decide the winner!

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Watch the livestream and VOTE for your favorite artists! Your vote makes a big impact and could mean the difference between victory and defeat!

Click below for more details on how to participate in the audience poll !

NFT Battle Art

All artworks produced during the Grand Final will be minted as NFTs and will be available for purchase on the UCOLLEX platform.

Visit the UCOLLEX LIMITS ACS22 page for more information.

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