Beijing ZhuYe Culture Studio is in contact with artist Nico Delort for tracing elements of their Where the Wild Things Are poster art
A poster promoting the Evangelion: 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon A Time film’s release on Chinese streaming platforms is the center of a plagiarism controversy. Fans on social media have posted comparison pictures between Chinese artist Huang Hai’s poster and Nico Delort’s poster art for the 2009 film Where the Wild Things Are.
— 大哞 (@xiao55344) January 14, 2023
This fact came to the attention of Delort, who commented that the art “didn’t lift my style they actually sampled my Where the wild things are poster and clone-stamped the clouds.”
The Evangelion official Japanese Twitter account and Chinese Weibo account announced on Sunday that the poster in question has been removed.
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