Kaoppe is a freelance illustrator and Copic marker master. She is responsible for many illustrations, cartoons and original character designs, which can be found in manga, magazines, TV programs, and product packages throughout Japan. Her unique style stands out with her twist of gothic but cute steampunk themed characters and settings that pull you in with opaque outlines and blended coloring. Since 2005, she has held demonstrations and taught Copic marker technique workshops at anime events in the United States and Italy. Kaoppe is also a Copic art instructor at a manga school in Italy. She is known at events for her custom caricatures and her big passion for Karaoke.