Zunzima, a.k.a. Takashi Nakajima, is a self-trained illustrator who was born and raised in Japan. Zunzima’s artistic style is influenced by Japanese pop culture, including elements of manga, cartoons, movies, and comedy TV shows. In addition, Western urban art is infused throughout Zunzima’s work, as can be seen in his graffiti-style typography. Zunzima creates peculiar pop characters which are extremely detailed, and they are mostly done by freehand. Zunzima’s unique characters represent the uniqueness and liberty that all individuals have within themselves, regardless of national origin, religion, gender, or skin color. Currently, Zunzima lives and works the Washington DC area.