Art of the Venus Wars

The Venus Wars is an animation movie produced by Bandai Visual, Gakken and Shochiku and directed by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko in 1989. The anime was based on the homonym manga series also written and illustrated by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko. The pictures on this page are a collection of artworks created for this movie.


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