Spice Alley. The underbelly of the city, home of strip clubs, shady deals and the finest Ramen in town.
This is a personal piece I concepted up using multiple programs and taking advantage of whatever assets I have. Whatever got me there the quickest and was able to tell a visually interesting story.
As far as references go I hugely suggest checking out Liam Wong's book TO:KY:OO which I stumbled across at Kinokuniya. Also clearly heavily influenced by Blade Runner, fifth element, Japan, slums, etc.