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UDON Entertainment is the publisher of many great original and translated art books, manga, and graphic novels, including the smash-hit art books based on the Persona series of video games! Following on the successful releases of Shigenori Soejima: Design Works, Persona 3: Official Design Works, and Persona 4: Official Design Works, UDON is proud to announce today’s debut of the English edition of Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works.

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This is one of the most-requested art books in our company’s history, and given the instant-classic status of this fighting game, its release to comic book stores across North America today is the moment that thousands of fans have been waiting for! UDON encourages fans who want it today to check with their local comic shop to make sure they got copies, and to check for the comic store nearest them. (This book will be available through traditional booksellers in the next 7-14 days).

Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works is filled to the brim with amazing content! On top of the gorgeous illustrations and character designs found in all of UDON’s Persona art books, this volume also features a huge amount of story and development material, including animation storyboards, backgrounds, and more! Also included are two different behind the scenes interviews, offering unprecidented insight into all of the characters and the story character designs, interviews and story & background info on all of the characters in ‘Persona 4 Arena’ (or as it’s known in Japanese: Persona 4: The Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena)!

Packed tight with art, story and development material, and behind-the-scenes looks at this game, this is a MUST-BUY for fans of the Persona series, and Atlus games in general!

Keep reading for a 12 page preview of Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works, or just run out to the comic book shop today to pick up your copy!

Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works
Featuring the art of Shigenori Soejima!

Fight and survive, heading towards the one throne waiting at the end in Persona 4 Arena! The fighting game spin-off to the legendary Persona 4 RPG is an instant classic! Now this spectacular art book collects the artwork behind the landmark title, including character designs, rough sketches, storyboards and pinups. All this plus character profiles, story summaries, creator interviews and more!

Now Available
Price: $39.99

ISBN: 1-926778-81-2
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-81-5

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 176 Pages, Colour
Size: 8.25″ x 11.75″

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Shigenori Soejima Art Works: 6 Page Preview!

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Are you a fan of Persona 3? Persona 4? Have you discovered the amazing art and character design of Shigenori Soejima? Then have we got news for you! Our highly-anticipated, long-awaited art book featuring the fabulous art of Soejima-sensei will be available in better comic book stores everywhere on Wednesday December 7th! Amazon/B&N/Bookstore orders should be available in the next few weeks.

Packed to the gills with amazing art from Persona 3 & Persona 4 as well as other amazing pieces from throughout Soejima-Sensei’s career! This book includes process work (pencils/inks) for a selection of pages, and an English translation of the most recent interview with Soejima-Sensei about his art, life, and career! It’s an amazing collection that no fan should be without!

UDON is proud to present an exclusive, 6 page preview from Shigenori Soejima Art Works right here! Include s the first page of the interview! Rush out to comic book stores tomorrow to get the whole thing!

To find a comic book store in your area, visit or (in the U.S. and Canada) call 1-888-COMIC-BOOK.