Luna H. Mitani

Painting, Visual Artist

1963 –


Who is Luna H. Mitani?

Luna H. Mitani is a Japanese-American artist. He works in the fields of painting and pen & ink drawing.

After traveling through more than 33 countries in Europe including England and Ireland, Mitani began his fine art training in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Afterward, he continued traveling around the world for sketching. After completing the training, he became interested in commercial art, and moved to the USA to study commercial art, while beginning his career as a professional artist for the publishers and entertainment industry. He was soon called upon to design and create LP-record, music tape and CD covers for artists such as George Benson, The Platters, Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane, Thad Jones, Yardbird, Chet Baker, Wayne Henderson, Dan Moretti, Coale Johnson, The Highland Project, Rue Davis, Bobby Warren, and more. His CD cover works led him to work on designing posters, magazine covers, and comprehensive packaging design.

Mitani has been featured in several exhibitions in Los Angeles, California. After that, he has received a great deal of attention in Japan for his American works and was appointed Head Advisor for the Yoyogi Animation School, the largest animation school in Japan. Mitani has been featured many times in magazines, newspapers and on television in the Europe, the United States, and Japan. He resides in Hollywood, California.

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Dec 22, 1963
Also known as
  • Luna Mitani
  • Japanese American
  • Japan
  • United States of America
Lived in
  • Kushiro

on July 23, 2013


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