Hajime Sorayama

Hajime Sorayama

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Date of Birth February 1947
Industries Art
Headquarter Imabari, Japan
Hajime Sorayama is a Japanese illustrator, his creations are known for erotic portrayals of feminized, biomechanoid robots, as well as his design art pieces for the original Sony AIBO robotic ‘pet’. Sorayama’s designs are a blend of fine art, illustration, and industrial design, developing his unique style of ‘superrealism’. He has collaborated with brands such as Medicom Toy, X-LARGE®, and British Knights.

1983

Sorayama’s art book ‘Sexy Robot’ - resulted to publications with Penthouse and Playboy

1999

Production models of Sony AIBO released to the market

2013

Star Wars director George Lucas reached out to request a contribution to Star Wars Concept
Hajime Sorayama Teams up with Medicom Toy on Gold BE@RBRICK & R@BRICK Figures
Design

Hajime Sorayama Teams up with Medicom Toy on Gold BE@RBRICK & R@BRICK Figures

Celebrating the Japanese artist’s upcoming “Sorayama Explosion” exhibit.

Hajime Sorayama Gets Villanous for New "Sorayama Explosion" Exhibit
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Hajime Sorayama Gets Villanous for New "Sorayama Explosion" Exhibit

To be held at Tokyo’s NANZUKA Gallery.

APPortfolio Teams up With Sorayama, POSE, Zebu and Craig & Karl on a Set of Limited Edition Skate Decks
Design

APPortfolio Teams up With Sorayama, POSE, Zebu and Craig & Karl on a Set of Limited Edition Skate Decks

Releasing exclusively at Lane Crawford.

Hajime Sorayama Teams up With Medicom Toy on Exclusive BE@RBRICK and R@BBRICK
Arts

Hajime Sorayama Teams up With Medicom Toy on Exclusive BE@RBRICK and R@BBRICK

As part of a new exhibit titled “Sawasdee Sexy Robot.”

Hajime Sorayama's HBX Collection First Drop: A First Look
Fashion  

Hajime Sorayama's HBX Collection First Drop: A First Look

Featuring hoodies, tees and Hawaiian shirts.

Hajime Sorayama's Iconic Artwork Features in New Capsule Collection
Fashion

Hajime Sorayama's Iconic Artwork Features in New Capsule Collection

The pieces are exclusive to HBX’s CLUB SORAYAMA pop-up.

How to Break Taboos With Hajime Sorayama
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How to Break Taboos With Hajime Sorayama

The father of fembot art speaks to HYPEBEAST Magazine in his chaotic Tokyo studio.

Hajime Sorayama, JAY-Z Collaborator Arthur Jafa, & More Captivating Works of Art You Need to See
Arts  

Hajime Sorayama, JAY-Z Collaborator Arthur Jafa, & More Captivating Works of Art You Need to See

Also featuring an intimate exhibit review by Takashi Murakami.

Hajime Sorayama Talks "Sexy Robots," Japan's Underground Art Scene and More
Arts

Hajime Sorayama Talks "Sexy Robots," Japan's Underground Art Scene and More

“I simply focus on the parts that will jump out to the naked eye and attack those relentlessly.”

In the Studio With Hajime Sorayama to Talk About His XLARGE® Collaboration
Fashion  

In the Studio With Hajime Sorayama to Talk About His XLARGE® Collaboration

Presented by XLARGE
Hear about his thoughts on being a creative and fans of his work.
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