Behind the Scenes of the Sonic Annual Cover by the Sonic Team

The Sonic the Hedgehog Annual 2020 is here! Go behind the scenes of the making of the cover celebrating Sonic’s second anniversary at IDW with the Sonic Team!

About Yui Karasuno

Herself is a big fan of Sonic since high school. She majored designs in college and soon she joined Sonic Team as a contracted artist and created Classic Sonic art. She officially joined SEGA in 2017. She currently focuses on reviewing the IDW Sonic the Hedgehog series as well as providing art assets for the games and licensed products. Her favorite food is chocolate.

Message to fans

“Hello World!  It’s Karasuno here. I’m very honored to get this opportunity to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of IDW’s Sonic the Hedgehog comic book series together with the fans. To make this anniversary extra festive, I drew Sonic and his friends celebrating it. I hope you can feel that they are celebrating the anniversary together with you!”

“While Yui is the youngest member of Sonic Team, she knows and loves Sonic as much as all of you. She brings her passion into her work with her solid creative skills and has contributed to pushing the boundaries of Sonic’s world. In the years she’s been working with me, she has created amazing art for Sonic and she thoroughly enjoys reviewing the IDW Sonic the Hedgehog comic book series. I’m pretty sure that everybody will love her cover art to celebrate the 2nd Anniversary of the series!”

– Yuji Uekawa of Sonic Team

Sonic the Hedgehog Annual 2020 is available now! Pick it up at your local comic shop!