Kanetake Ebikawa served as mechanical designer for the 2011-2012 Mobile Suit Gundam AGE series. Featured in his art book Kanetake Ebikawa Design Works were a collection of his design contributions to such works as Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Mobile Suit Gundam AGE, Gundam Build Fighters, Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans, Fullmetal Panic! Series and Eureka Seven AO.
The book also included a few early drafts for the titular RX-78-2 inspired Gundam mobile suit, Gundam AGE 1, its initial forms and the Nu Gundam inspired Gundam AGE-FX.
Ebikawa spoke with Forbes’s Ollie Barder briefly about his design experiences for the AGE series in an interview on his “minimalist elegance” approach to mechanical design.