Biography

Marco Albiero (3 May 1981) is an Italian illustrator, cartoonist, character designer and mangaka.

He published his first comics when he was sixteen years old, after winning a contest held by Rock&Comics publishing, with the “Mr Spot” – “166 – Call Me” manga (1998), while he was attending a professional course of editorial graphics.

He has been employed by several publishing and comic books houses as a manga writer and illustrator with “Tama Girl”(1999), “Janette Darc” (2000), “My Virtual Boy” (2001) – Panini, “Il Ruggito del Campione” (2002) – Milan AC, “Vale e Tati – Forever Friends” in the weekly magazine Pop’s (2005) – Edizioni Cioè.

His illustrations can be found on the CD cover of “Fivelandia 18” and “Pokémon e Dragon Ball Dance Compilation” (2000) – R.T.I. Music.

He collaborated as an illustrator for the “Targten”, “Magic Weel Mistress” and “Megaslot” videogame (2002) – Qubica-Nextia.

He created the logo for the “Fumettopoli” comic exhibition which takes place in Milan (2003/2017), for “Manga Dax” comic fair in France (2013/2017), “Animesse Berlin” in Germany (2017-2018) and “Japan Icons” in Rimini (2017).

Marathon Animation hired him to make the French comic books of “Totally Spies” along with several illustrations for their style guide (2005).
He also made some illustrations for the style guide and collaborated to some publications of the “Gormiti” series (2008).
For the Marathon Animation he collaborated to the character design and the clean up of the second season villains in the cartoon “Redakai” (2011), of which he also made comic strips episodes (2012).

He collaborated as an illustrator for the magazines “Princess Sissi” – Edizioni Cioè (2002) – Panini (2009)
“Tanya Prima Amica” (2003), “Tokyo Mew Mew”, “Nadjia” (2004), “Mermaid Melody” (2007), “Saint Seiya”, “Spider Riders”, “Gormiti” (2008),
“Twin Princess”, “Blue Dragon” (2009), “Kilari” (2010), “Bella Sara”, “Dragon Ball”, “Dragon Ball Z”,
“Tom & Jerry”, “Scooby Doo” (2011), “The new adventures of Peter Pan”(2013) and “Zou” (2014) Edizioni PlayPress.

He created the illustration for the national advertising campaign of the Vespa GTS 125 (2007) – Piaggio.

He is both illustrator and character designer of the book series “Milla & Sugar” (2006), “La gatta magica” (2009), “Vuoi ballare con me?” (2010), “Le nuove avventure della gatta magica” (2011), “La gatta magica è tornata” (2013) and “La Gatta Magica la Serie” (2015) – Battello a Vapore – Piemme; “L’occhio della mente” (2011) – Kappa Edizioni and “Argo l’avvento del prescelto” (2012) – Edizioni Vertigo.

He was asked to collaborate to the column “Parola di…” of the collectable “Disegna Manga & Anime” (2009) – De Agostini.

Simultaneously with the international relaunch of the anime, he made the drawings of the international style guide for the series “Sailor Moon”, “Sailor Moon R”, “Sailor Moon S”, “Sailor Moon SuperS” and “Sailor Moon Sailor Star” (2009) Backstage – Toei Animation. Naoko Takeuchi PNP.

He drew the illustrations of the DVD covers of the series “Captain Tsubasa“, “Captain Tsubasa Road to 2002” (2012), “Attacker YOU!”, “New Attacker YOU!” (2014), “Ashita no Joe“ and “Ashita no Joe 2” (2015) – Gazzetta dello Sport – Yamato Video and for the DVD-BlueRay “Versailles no Bara – Lady Oscar” – Anime LTD (2015).

Since 2012 he has been collaborating as a digital colouring teacher with the “Accademia Europea di Manga”, unique European partner of “Yoyogi Animation Gakuin”.

He is currently working as an illustrator and character designer of the game series “Witch & Bitch”, “SQUILLO Deep Space 69” – Freack & Chic S.r.l. “AnimanQuiz”, “SpaceStunt2” – YumeGears.

He was asked to collaborate to the style guide of the series “LoliRock”, “Le Ranch” – Zodiack Kids Distribution, “Glimmies” – Giochi Preziosi S.p.A., “MarbleGen” – Monello Productions; and Illustrations for magazines “DokiDoki Magazine” by Raptor Publishing and for the series “Star Wars”, “Crazy Chic”- Clementoni (2017)

Curriculum Vitae

1998
Covers, illustrations and comics for magazines:
Mr. Spot – Le Terre di Ecron SD – *166* Lodoss Magazine by Rock’n’Comics

1999
Illustration of promotional card: Majokko Club by Seventeen Entertainment – Yamato S.r.l.
Illustrations and comics for magazine: Tama Girl – Jeannette Darc – Forever Night – Il ragazzo di cristallo
“Toki Cartoni Tv” – Panini S.p.A.

2000
Illustrations for magazine: Lodoss Magazine 2000 Calendar – Garden of Angels
Covers, illustrations and comics for magazine: Come to the Party of XMe “Toki Cartoni & Tv Mini”
by Seventeen Entertainment by Xme Mondadori S.r.l.
Cover and illustrations for CD: Fivelandia 18 – Pokémon & Dragonball Dance Compilation
By Seventeen Entertainent – RTI Music S.r.l.
Comic: Beauty Sister “Japan Magazine Maxi” – Edizioni G.E.S. S.r.l.
Covers, illustrations: Chun Li on “Street Fighter Visioni Italiane” by Ediperiodici S.r.l.
Storyboard: Television Advertising Campaign against Ecstasy by Alboran S.p.A. – Regione Lombardia
Fashion Design: Dresses for Alcatel SMAU by Alboran S.p.A. – Alcatel S.r.l.

2001
Graphics and comic for magazine: Virtual Boy – Love Story – Micho Chan
Advertising Campaign: Beach Golf by Alboran S.p.A
Covers, illustrations and comics for magazines: Seiyu Generation “Ukiyo” and “Special Ukiyo – The Saints”
by Edizioni Lo Vecchio S.r.l.
Graphics: Mediafilm Videotapes wrappers by Text Image by Mediafilm S.r.l.
Illustration: Social card ADAM Italy by ADAM Italy
Comic for magazine: Virtual Love On “Man.ga Voci e Anime dal Sol Levante”
by Whites Well Publishing S.r.l. – Yamato S.r.l.

2002
Covers, illustrations and comics magazines: Il ruggito del campione by Seventeen Entertainment – Milan A.C.
Covers, comics for magazines: *WOW* “Cut for G” by Associazione Culturale Y.S.A.L.
*WOW* “Frammenti” by B+B Echo Communications
illustrations and Comic: Call Me by Sound and Vision Karthea U.S.A.
Videogames Design: Targten – Magic Wheel Mistress – Mega Slot by Nextia S.r.l. – Qubica
Covers, illustrations, comics and magazines: Magika Mistery on “Cartoon Manga”
by Seventeen Entertainment – Brio S.r.l.
Covers, illustrations, comics for magazines: Princess Sissi – Totally Spies
Edition by Editing Communications S.r.l. – Edizioni Cioè Kids S.r.l. – Panini Kids S.r.l.
Covers, illustrations and comics for magazines: Tanya Prima Amica by Edizioni Play Press S.r.l.

2003
Comic: Hell and Heaven “Anime Magazine” by Laxy Produzioni S.r.l.
Illustration and comic: Expo FUMETTOPOLI (Milano)

2004
Covers, illustrations, comics for magazines: Blue (January) – *WOW* “Happy Boys” by Coniglio Editore S.r.l.
Comics : Caffè e Patatine My Scene by Editing Communications S.r.l. – Mattel S.r.l.
Illustrations for Wallpapers, wireless, mms and wap: Sexy Manga – I Cucciolosi – Hentai Adventure
by Buongiorno Vitaminic S.p.A., TIM S.p.A., Vodafone S.p.A.
Covers, illustrations for magazines: Tokyo Mew Mew – Yu-gi-oh – Virtual Yui –
Nadja – Bayblade – Winx – Animal Club by Edizioni Play Press S.r.l.
Illustrations for magazines: Tweens – MiniGirls for Edizioni Cioè S.r.l.
Cartoon: Portoperfetto, broadcasted by Mediolanum channel 803 SKY – Mediolanum Comunicazione S.p.A

2005
Comics: Una torta effetto Manga – Streghe in maschera “Isa & Bea Streghe tra noi”
by Editing Communications S.r.l. – Edizioni Cioè Kids S.r.l.
Illustrations and comics: Vale&Tati Forever Friends on “Pop’s” by Edizioni Cioè Kids S.r.l.
Covers, illustrations for magazine: “Mondo Japan” by Edizioni Mondo Distributions S.r.l.
Cartoon: 4Freedom – Alessandro e le scoperte dell’economia,
by Mediolanum Channel – Mediolanum Comunicazione S.p.A.
Cover: Oh mio Dio! on “Kappa Magazine 151” by Edizioni Star Comics S.r.l.

2006
Covers, illustrations for books and website: – Milla & Sugar – Milla & Sugar Una Magica estate
by Il Battello a Vapore – Edizioni Piemme S.p.A.
Illustrations: Reiko by Rock’n’Comics
Covers, illustrations, comics for magazines:
Kappa Angels on “Kappa Magazine 166/172”, Kappa Angels 20 Years Collection Card
by Edizioni Star Comics S.r.l

2007
Illustration for the institutional advertising campaign: VESPA GTS 125
by Industrial Strange Srl – TBWA/Italia S.p.A – Piaggio & Co. S.p.A.
Covers, illustrations, magazines: Pichi Pichi Pichi Mermaid Melody by Edizioni Play Press Srl
Covers, comic for magazine: – Kappa Angels Manga Star, special edition released at Fantasio Festival
TenenteBaròro & Barbàra “Keroro” by Edizioni Star Comics S.r.l

2008
Covers: Magic Magazine Disegna e Colora con Orsetti e Cuccioli – Teddy
by Editcom S.r.l. – Edizioni Cioè S.r.l.
Illustrations for magazines: Saint Seiya – Spider Riders by Edizioni Play Press S.r.l.
Cover and illustrations for book: Espandi il tuo cosmo – Iacobelli Editore S.r.l.

2009
Covers, illustrations, comics for magazines:
Gormiti – Twin Princess – Blue Dragon by Edizioni Play Press S.r.l.
Cover and Illustrations for book: – La Gatta Magica by Il Battello a Vapore – Edizioni Piemme S.p.A.
Illustrations for Style Guide: Totally Spies – Gormiti Supreme Eclipse
by Il Sole di Carta S.r.l. – Marathon Media – Giochi Preziosi S.p.A.
Illustrations, wallpaper, wireless, mms and wap: Manga by Digitouch S.r.l.
Illustration for Slot machine: Slot Machine Ghost by PlayBet S.r.l.
Illustration and texts: Parola di… by “Disegna Manga&Anime 39/50” by Envisage S.r.l. – De Agostini S.p.A.

2010
Covers, illustrations for magazines: Kilari – Angel’s Friends by Edizioni Play Press Srl
Covers and illustrations for book: – Vuoi ballare con me? by Il Battello a Vapore – Edizioni Piemme S.p.A.
Illustrations: various notebooks by FSG Design
Illustrations for Style Guide: Sailor Moon – Sailor Moon R – Sailor Moon S
by Kappa Srl, Backstage S.r.l. – Naoko Takeuchi (PNP), TOEI Animation

2011
Illustrations for Style Guide: Sailor Moon SuperSuperS – Sailor Moon Sailor Stars
by Backstage S.r.l. – Naoko Takeuchi (PNP), TOEI Animation
Cover: L’Occhio della Mente by Kappa S.r.l.
Cover and illustrations for books: Le nuove avventure della gatta magica –
Milla & Sugar Un magico Natale by Il Battello a Vapore – Edizioni Piemme S.p.A.
Colouring: Style Guide Tom and Jerry – Style Guide Scooby Doo
Illustrations for magazines: Bella Sara – Dragon Ball – Dragon Ball Z by Edizioni Play Press Srl
Turn Around clean up, action pose, clean up Illustrations for Style Guide:
Redakai 2 by Milanima Srl – Marathon Media

2012
Covers and illustrations for DVD: Capitan Tsubasa – Captain Tsubasa Road to 2002
by Zampe Diverse – La Gazzetta dello Sport – CORRIERE DELLA SERA – YAMATO S.r.l
Cover for book: Argo guardiano di Minerva – Edizioni Vertigo
Comics: Redakai by Marathon Media
Covers, illustrations and comics: Arcana Mundi by Studio Ebi
Illustrations: SarannoCampioni by Davide Murmora
Teacher of digital coloration near the Accademia Europea di Manga,
partner of Yoyogi Animation Gakuin

2013
Cover and illustrations for book: La gatta magica è tornata by Il Battello a Vapore – Edizioni Piemme S.p.A.
Illustrations: Expo MANGA DAX (Dax)
Illustrations for magazines: The new adventures of Peter Pan by Edizioni Play Press Srl
Illustrations for card: SQUILLO Bordello d’Oriente by Freack & Chic S.r.l.

2014
Illustrations for Style Guide: Lolirock by Marathon Media
Cover and Illustrations for magazines and DVD: Totally Spies by Marathon Media
Illustrations for magazines: Zou by Edizioni Play Press Srl
Covers and illustrations for DVD: Attacker YOU! – New Attacker YOU!
by Zampe diverse – La Gazzetta dello Sport – CORRIERE DELLA SERA – RCS MediaGroup S.p.A.

2015
Covers and illustrations for DVD: Ashita no Joe – Ashita no Joe 2
by Zampe Diverse – La Gazzetta dello Sport – CORRIERE DELLA SERA – YAMATO S.r.l
Comics and books: Lolirock by Zodiak Media
Cover and Illustrations for books: – La Gatta Magica la Serie by Il Battello a Vapore – Edizioni Piemme S.p.A.
Illustrations for DVD-BlueRay: Versailles no Bara – Lady Oscar by Anime LTD

2016
Illustrations for card: Lo chiamavano Jeeg Robot
Illustrations for: Akiba-Chan for Akiba Stop
Illustrations for: Motul
Illustrations for Style Guide: Le Ranch by Zodiack Kids Distribution
Illustrations for: Star Wars – Crazy Chic by Clementoni

2017
Illustrations for: Witch & Bitch – SQUILLO Deep Space 69 by Freack & Chic S.r.l.
Illustrations for Style Guide: Glimmies by Giochi Preziosi S.p.A.
Illustrations for magazines: DokiDoki Magazine by Raptor Publishing
Illustrations: Expo ANIMESSE Berlin (Berlin)
Illustrations for Style Guide: MarbleGen by Monello Productions
Videogames Design: AniMan Quiz – Space Stunt 2 by Yume Gears
Illustrations: Saint Seiya by Tsume-Art
Illustrations: Expo Japan Icons (Rimini)

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