Shukyu special issue
210 x 297mm, 178 pages
Tokyo, Japan (Japanese with English-language booklet)
First published 2015
Editor-in-chief: Takashi Ogami
Art director/designer: SO (So Hashizume)
A special issue of the Japanese football magazine, marking 30 years of Japan’s J–League with a close-up look at the competition’s design history.
It’s a visual treat, a taxonomy of logos, emblems, jerseys, mascots, merchandising and advertising. Plus the players, including Gary Lineker and other European stars who went east for a final career fling.
Includes a (vital) English translation booklet.