182 x 257 mm, 122 pages. Tokyo, Japan (Japanese & English-language)
The Life Issue ( ライフ特集) of the Japanese football mag.
Includes an English translation booklet.
On the Journal:
‘The latest issue of Japanese football mag Shukyu is a world cup special. What makes that notable is it’s the magazine’s first world cup; their first issue appeared only three years ago, they’ve not published alongside the tournament yet.
The subject plays to the magazine’s strength, its photography. Recent issues have added a booklet of English text translations but for me it’s always been the imagery (photo and illustration) that appeals. Partly because of the basic quality of the images, but also the way they’re used in the Japanese layout design is so different to how we in the west crop and place images.’ Read on…