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NEO JAPAN 2202 - THE BOOK by johnsonting NEO JAPAN 2202 - THE BOOK by johnsonting
Hey guys, flash news!

A NEO JAPAN 2202 BOOK! 

So im going to need some pretty big favor from you guys! Currently im looking to make Neo Japan 2202 into a book before into a game! (hopefully), so there's a poll johnsonting.deviantart.com/ on the main page above my journal entry, i hope you guys dont mind doing a pretty fast two-click survey for me. If it were to be made into a book, it's going to be roughly like this:


-- English! But will probably have japanese translation/subtexts.
-- Most probably hardcover
-- 150 - 200 pages.
-- 50-100 artworks (Illustrations and sketches)
-- At least 30-50 Exclusive artworks that can only be in the book. 
-- The Story, tons of it! Not just plain texts but with visuals as well. 
-- Documents from the Neo Japan 2202 universe, maps/files/pictures/blueprints/namecards etc.
-- Price wise, im not really sure right now but i will definitely keep it as low as possible, the same goes to shipping, but if its not too much of a trouble i hope you guys dont mind dropping me a price range you would buy it!
-- Probably a digital ebook version as well (Download code for physical book buyers included)
-- Hopefully some soundtracks! (Currently looking for collaborators, you guys recommend anyone?)
-- Prints / posters inside!

This is still an initial concept so this is not the final product, just a rough mock up and testing around stuffs. Hopefully i can include different printing materials in the book to add a little more variety into it. 
Let me know what you think :D Feedbacks are important and let me know what you want the most to be in a book that you would love to own and love! It's important for me to know what you guys think and you're playing a big role to decide whether this book would be coming in the near future, so i take all the help i can get!

Also, if you're a publication company and interested to talk further, do not hesitate to contact me@ johnson.ting@hotmail.com.
Any other artists that wishes to contribute anything to the Neo Japan universe, let me know in the comments below! 

IN OTHER NEWS, i have 19 invitations for Artstation this month, anyone need them? Im more than happy to give them :)

PS. Keep the feedbacks going! I read them all and will reply them one by one as always, it's important for me to know what you think, any help is greatly appreciated!
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:icongabrielwillames:
gabrielwillames Featured By Owner 2 hours ago
i can make the brazilian-portguese translation :D eheh btw i will buy !!!
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Nerdinvader67 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015
where I can buy it owo???!!!
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:iconniallsimon:
niallsimon Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014
I love your art man, would like to buy the book if its coming out, or is it already out?
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Baldoak Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014
I just saw your art on Kotaku. Just letting you know that I would buy this book in a heartbeat. I'd be willing to pay a fair amount for it as well ($100+) if it came with all of your ideal inclusions. :)
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Danieru93 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014  New member
I would definetly buy it. But don´t you think crowdfunding might be a very good idea for such a project. At least there are some succes story for the same kind of stuff :)
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Madbird-Valiant Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014
Literally cannot define in words how much I would buy this book.
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:icondkounios:
dkounios Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I will definitely be buying this.
Slowly working on something like this of my own so seeing artists get their own I.Ps out (Like Luvisi) is so inspiring and keeps the motivation going.
Can't wait dude!
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:icon2darki:
2Darki Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I would buy this, but shipping and taxes are really expensive in germany.
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:iconyutr0n:
YuTR0N Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Student Interface Designer
I wanna get this!!
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:iconxvart:
xvart Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014
just sell me the damn book already
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Phantom-MJP Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  Student Artist
Hey man, I will drop $50 for this to be honest. Your work is amazing and well worth buying. I love your style and concepts. I'm currently practicing 3d and 2d so if I can help in anyway possible just let me know. Your work in inspiring. I always had an idea similar to yours in a since I wanted a story taking place in the future with mechs, cyborgs, drones, and other sci-fi stuff. A story I'm thinking of writing was going to be called Neo Flash. Will be following you.
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YuuuKun Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Would buy.
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:iconrobotron-awesome:
Your fucking drawings are badass as shit dude. Keep up the outstanding work. Truly inspiring. Definitely going to buy that book.
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:iconvizormusic:
vizormusic Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014
Well, when this gets released you have a guarantee that I will get it. This is such a great idea, keep up the outstanding work :).
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:iconfublin33:
Fublin33 Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014
I would so buy the digital version. I'm extremely into this kind of art!
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:iconguijin01:
Guijin01 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014
Shoot, I'll buy a couple and give them as gifts. 
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:icontkatchenko:
Tkatchenko Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I love this, cant wait to see more!
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:iconfreelancerrook:
Freelancerrook Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Student Writer
I want this, I'm so excited :D
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:iconunkabaka:
unkabaka Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I just waiting for it to be published. I plan on picking up at least two copies.
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Psychokiller21 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014
Sounds really cool
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:iconthatredfox:
ThatRedFox Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014
Very interested in getting this!! 
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nikaela Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014  Hobbyist
THIS IS INCREDIBLE! Have you considered creating a kickstarter for this project? I'm sure a lot of people would donate!
I think a price range from $70-100 USD would be very reasonable considering how much this book would include.
Another idea could be making more than one book or installment, that way each book could be cheaper and attract a wider audience, just a thought!
Good Luck! <3 
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:icondxeleven:
dxeleven Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014
$30. Nothing considered past that. 
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:iconcaptknowles:
Captknowles Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014
YOUR WORK IS AMAZING, YOU NEED TO RELEASE
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:iconrevealedfromthevoy:
RevealedFromtheVoy Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I buy it !

When is the release date ?
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:icondinarium:
Dinarium Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I will buy it! If u get out a digital version i probably will go with that as I live abroad, the price.. i dunno. 40$?
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Veistim Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Professional Photographer
I can't give you feedback, too blinded by the excitement. But I'd definitely buy it.
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kahunaSK Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
If it will be possible to buy this book even for me (Central EU, shipping is pain in ass), I will buy it and I will give 50 € for book. I hope that this will happen.
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Saiosen Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Literally just stumbled onto your page. I can say if this were up on Amazon (Canada) right now for 40 - 50 USD, I would buy it.
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panekomo Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014
Do you have a price in mind? I wish I can have one of these :) Love your artworks and stories :)
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monnnntana Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014
I would TOTALLY buy this book! Your artwork is like totally INSANE! Some of the coolest stuff I have seen. 
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Wasteandwanting Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014
Really will depend on how you do all the extras: maps, files, etc, but no doubt the print quality will be great, so $30-50 is fair.
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Namo911 Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I don't have all that much to spend with, but if this is like a 20-30$ buy, definitely going to pick it up!

I love your artwork and use plenty of your Neo Japan pictures as desktop wallpapers. Having a physical book would satisfy me in many ways. Emotionally, psychologically, sexually... >//<

Having posters for my room would be amazing, too.... Heheh. Yeah I love it :D
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:iconpatrykkozyb:
patrykkozyb Featured By Owner May 27, 2014  Student Digital Artist
take my money and shut up
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AgentSteve93 Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
IDGAF, id pay stupid amounts of money for a collection like that. 

Good work! 
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:iconkotsos13:
kotsos13 Featured By Owner May 16, 2014
The book looks awesome..guess you put alot of work into that beauty and believe i would love to get a copy of that
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:iconerdna1:
erdna1 Featured By Owner May 10, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
This looks fantastic, I'd love to get my hands on a copy. Looks gorgeous. 
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:iconmclindinm:
mclindinm Featured By Owner May 8, 2014
Wow this looks amazing, I was just wondering how long the book would be up for purchase once release?
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guswindo Featured By Owner May 7, 2014
Will you also make a pdf, please... Racing Girl Emoji (Pretty Please Onegai) [V3] 
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chrisnfy85 Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
bro! i would love to contribute! let me know haha!
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:iconpraetorian187:
praetorian187 Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Love this I would easily pay the same price for this as one of the Ballistic publishing slip case books, amazing stuff man! I would love to help contribute to this too if thats ok with you i'll send you a note on it. 
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Koopsmas Featured By Owner May 6, 2014
I want it, tbh I normally don't care for these kinds of things but this series of your's has been the only thing dragging me back to this site as of late and to see it fleshed out into a book would be superb. Price is an iffy one mind you, I'd happily pay 25($42) for it but anything over that would have to feel real special. LMS is 34 but it's heavy enough to kill someone with. 
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rad66203 Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Depends on price. If it's above $50 dollars then no. Below $50 then yes.
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62nh Featured By Owner May 5, 2014
I love the idea. I'd spend no more than $50 though.
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:iconkeshanlam:
keshanlam Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Student Digital Artist
i want one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
take my money!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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:iconrob-cavanna:
Rob-Cavanna Featured By Owner May 5, 2014
Just tell me when and where to send the money. I want that book! 
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:iconexitmothership:
ExitMothership Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Make it happen! This is too great!
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:iconluminariumgames:
luminariumgames Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
You did it mate :-) Cool stuff!
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Double-Echo Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
What are you looking for in terms of sound? Dark and gritty? More upbeat, like thehighplainsdrifter or Kyoshize suggested? Instrumental or electronic?  Something else?
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Double-Echo Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh geeze, wowza, this is absolutely stunning. Don't make me buy this!

If I may suggest another book (and MMO universe) for inspiration, check out the EVE: Source book! (Which, thanks for reminding me, I think I might buy a copy now...)
Preview on Youtube via CCP www.youtube.com/watch?v=jthyWH…
 www.amazon.com/EVE-Source-CCP-…
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