Hi & Welcome to Paper Rabbits!
I’m Makoto Koji, a Japanese Illustrator and Animator, born in Hiroshima in the Year of the Rabbit and raised in the wilderness of rural Queensland. My work draws from my unique up bringing of both Eastern and Western sensibilities. I am inspired by fairy tales, animals and all things sweet.
I started my journey at Griffith University in Queensland, where I graduated with Bachelor of Animation, in 2007. For the last eight years, I’ve worked on many exciting projects for some of Australia’s leading Animation Studios and have produced illustration for books, children’s toys and editorial.
Alongside these experiences I’ve been consistently developing my own stories, filled with cute and cheeky characters. Through my brand Paper Rabbits, I hope to share these stories with you all.
Paper Rabbits studio is currently located on the 4th floor of the charming little Epworth building, in the heart of Adelaide’s CBD, surrounded by some of city’s best hidden cafes and pastries.
Thanks for dropping by and don’t hesitate to get in contact. I’d love to hear from you!
email: makoto [at] paperrabbits.com
ph: +61 423 428 379
33 Pirie Street,
Epworth Building, Room 463a,
Adelaide, South Australia, 5000