Great setup here! The fact that you refined the lines and shape of your main focus (this character) and left the background more simplified and less contrasted makes this image work very nicely in terms of clarity. He does look a bit paper-cut however. To fix that I suggest duller hues on his feet and backside so he blends more with his environment (such as toning blue his back arm/ponytail so that it looks like there is some depth there). Much better once more, good work.