Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance Ike Concept Art (130-131) Translation

This post is part of my ongoing translations of the Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance Memorial Book: Tellius Recollection (Vol 1). 

This post is of page 130-131, which features concept artwork of Ike with some commentary. The commentary is translated both on the page and here on this post.

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130-131

Translated text:

[01] Full body artworks of Ike. You can get a glimpse of what is normally hidden behind Ike’s cape here. His back, the reverse side of his breastplate, and a small sack attached to his waist are some of the fine details that go unseen. [02] Some busts of Ike. The sketches focus on his hair in its usually spikey state. [03] Rare sketches of his under-clothing. They were probably designs for his everyday life that went unused from the early versions of the game. [04] Detailed designs for the pattern on the bandana. [05] A bust sketch of the gallant Ike, though still with a hint of inexperienced youth to him. [06] Full body sketches of Ike after his class change. His ranger color scheme was completely changed in order to give off the impression of a calm general who can hold an army together. [07] Details and sketches of Ike’s equipment. Things like his self-defense dagger that are never actually used in the story are shown too. [08] A manga-esque proposition regarding Ike’s cape and its movements.

Notes:

  • For more information on the “original draft/game”, you can check out this translation from the Making of Fire Emblem 25th Anniversary Book of her old profile.

Japanese text (original):

01アイク全身図。普段は見られないマント下の背面、胸当ての裏側、腰に下げた反袋なども細かくデザインされている。02アイクバスとアップ。髪型のツンツン具合の指定にも注目。03珍しいインナー姿のラフ。本編では描かれなかった目常生活への想像もふくらむ。04バンダナの模様にも緻密な意匠が。05バストアップのラフ凛々しさの中に、やや幼さも残すか。06クラスチェンジ後のアイクの全身図。レンジャーのそれとは色使いも一新され、一軍を束ねる将らしく落ち着いた印象に。07装備品の設定も詳細に描き起こされている。作中では使われることのなかった護身用のダガーなども。08動きのあるマントさばきの提案はなんと漫画風に描き起こされたもの。

 

 

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