Famed Japanese artist, most famous for producing posters for movie hits of [[TheSeventies the 1970's.]]

Born in 1935, his prodigious attention to detail got him hired first as an assistant manga illustrator. In the west he's best known for his amazing ''StarWars'' posters. [[http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20080603175004/starwars/images/thumb/8/8d/Noriyoshi_Ohrai.jpg/250px-Noriyoshi_Ohrai.jpg Self portrait here]].
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!!!Film projects Noriyoshi has illustrated for:

* The original Japanese poster for ''Film/{{Gojira}}''.
* Posters for the ''StarWars'' saga; some of his designs were so popular that other foreign countries also adapted them. [[http://www.starwars.com/collecting/news/misc/news20080103.html All can be seen here.]] The last ''Star Wars'' related project was in 1999, a magazine cover about the new prequel trilogy.
* Art for ''Franchise/MetalGear''.
* The original poster for ''Anime/FutureWar198X'', along with the 1982 calendar and LD case.
* The foreword for Naoyuki Kato's third volume of art.
* [[http://www.flickr.com/photos/9120653@N06/4276445530/ A poster]] for ''Film/TheBeastmaster''.
* [[http://www.flickr.com/photos/9120653@N06/4250462682/ Art]] for ''NinjaMission''.
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