The Soul of Anime
Professor Ian Condry, the author of “The Soul of Anime” and expert researcher of Japanese culture, interviewed several famous animation studios (Madhouse, Gonzo, Aniplex, Ghibli, 4°c) for his book. The book discusses how Japanese anime has been able to achieve global success by having collective social energy that operate across industries. This energy is the soul of anime. For this book cover design, a Samurai is used to represent the Japanese spirit and will.