The Atelier Sentô is a French duo (Cécile Brun & Olivier Pichard).
We create comic books, video games and illustrations inspired by our travels in Japan.
Through our work we want to show an unusual side of Japan, made up of small villages in the mountains, festivals, forgotten spirits.

two comic book artists

CONTACT: ateliersento@gmail.com

Festival of Shadows comic book cover


English version

In a Japanese village, the inhabitants are entrusted to assist the "shadows" of those who died tragically to find peace. Naoko, a dreamy young woman, is given a year to save the soul of a mysterious man. As the years goes by, Naoko finds herself teetering between the worlds of the living and the dead. Could she be risking her own life to help someone who has already lost his?

Cécile Corbel and Atelier Sentô

Cécile Corbel
& Atelier Sentô

Collaboration with Cécile Corbel (composer of Ghibli's Arrietty soundtrack), the music video "La Poussière de l'Air" accompany the release of her new album "Songbook vol.5" and makes you travel in Naoko's childhood - the main character of our comic book "Festival of Shadows" - through exclusive illustrations.

Cécile Corbel and Atelier Sentô present an exclusive live drawing concert show called "L'heure Bleue". Atelier Sentô creates live illustrations while Cecile Corbel sings and plays harp. More infos below.

comic books by Atelier Sentô


We create comic books and artbooks available in bookstores and on internet.

video game on ipad


We are currently working on an adventure game called "The Coral Cave". Everything is drawn on paper with watercolor. While we finish it, you can play our free games set in Japan, available on itch.io

japanese frecoe inside a manga store


We work on book covers, illustrations, frescoes, Japanese handprints and many other things.

poster of 3 old gods short movie


We directed the short movie "3 Old Gods" in Japan and create making of videos and animations on our Youtube channel.


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