At least, it was falling out of style until a group of young artists - the Ukiyo-e Heroes - decided to revitalize the medium with depictions of classic video game characters. The end result is a project that is so overwhelmingly geeky, awe-inspiring, and artistically powerful that it could only have come from Japan
This print needs to adorn the fence around my non-existant zen rock garden
At current, there are 10 prints available on their Facebook page that include a Pokemon fight, a heroic Mega Man pose, the quintessence of Castlevania, and a rather impressive looking Samus Aran...
...I might just have to brush up on my Japanese so I can donate to this.