Best known for his work on the Persona series, Shigenori Soejima has two art books that can be pre-ordered. One is a collection that will finally be released in English, and the other is a 2011 reprint. Both paperbacks will be released in English on May 11, 2021. [Thanks, Wario64!]
The first is the new art book in the west, Shigenori Soejima and P-Studio Art Unit: Art Works 2. With 208 pages, the collection contains illustrations for Persona 5, Catherine, and Persona series of spin-offs from 2010 to 2017. In addition, the book contains interviews with the P-Studio Art Unit team and Soejima. The collection was originally released in Japan by Kadokawa in 2018, but will eventually release in the west on May 11, 2021 through Udon Entertainment. The paperback is available at RightStuf for $ 29.99 and on Target for $ 26.49.
The following is a reprint of an art book originally published in 2011, Shigenori Sujima artworks. This collection features art from 2004 to 2010 from games such as Persona 3, Persona 4, Stella Deus, and Momoiro Taisen Pairon. The 152-page paperback also includes interviews with Sujima in English. The reprint will also appear on May 11, 2021. Fans can purchase the book at RightStuf for $ 29.99 and on Target for $ 29.49.
Shigenori Sujima has mainly worked on the Shin Megami Tensei and Persona series, but he also designed a character in 2019’s Sakura Wars. In the same year, Atlus shared a 30-minute commemoration video about the game’s character designer Persona 5 Royal‘s launch.
Both Shigenori Sujima art books will be launched in English on May 11, 2021.
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