Pictures Drawn on Digital Drawing Board “Oekaki Artist” Come Alive – JapaneseUp

Pictures Drawn on Digital Drawing Board “Oekaki Artist” Come Alive


You can now move the pictures you’ve just drawn! Introducing the digital drawing board “Oekaki artist,” which can function like a flip book.

18 May 2016

Bandai’s subsidiary, Megahouse, has announced that it will release a digital drawing board, in which you can move the pictures drawn and move images like a flip book, called “Oekaki artist” in the beginning of July. Its retail price is JPY 21,600 ( approx USD 197).



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With the Oekaki board, you can draw pictures with the stylus that comes with the LCD screen (9 inches). You can move the pictures along a line you’ve drawn, move images like a flip book, record a drawing procedure, or simply draw from the beginning – there are many possibilities.

The digital board has an in-built camera. You can draw or doodle on the photos taken, or trace and dim the photos.

There are 96 colors, and there’s a sound for each color used. You can choose from four types of drawing pen (such as pencil, calligraphy pen, etc) and three kinds of thickness.

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The internal memory can store up to 150 pictures. It is also possible to store and transfer the pictures using a micro SD card sold separately.

Size: 352 mm (width) × 25 mm (thickness) × 262 (height) mm.

Weight: 1,105 grams.

Comes with a handle.

Approx 4 hours of continuous usage with 3  alkaline batteries.

Main target: 3-4-year-old children. To be sold in toy stores throughout Japan.