Leiji Matsumoto 60th Anniversary Compendium Out Now

Leiji Matsumoto 60th Anniversary Compendium 松本零士ぴあ

“Leiji Matsumoto Pia” compiles 60 years of the manga artist’s work.
© Leiji Matsumoto / Toei Animation

On August 23rd, book publisher Pia released a 60th anniversary compendium of the works of manga artist Leiji Matsumoto.

Titled “Leiji Matsumoto Pia”, the book features artwork from Matsumoto’s manga and anime series, including “Galaxy Express 999” and “Captain Harlock”, as well as an overview of the evolution of his characters and artwork over the past 60 years. The book also includes a special feature on the upcoming “Captain Harlock” 3D anime feature film, opening on September 7th. Features include a 2-person interview with voice actors Shun Oguri and Haruma Miura, question and answer sessions with Leiji Matsumoto, and a preview of the upcoming movie. The book also includes a poster of the many mechanical and vehicle designs from Matsumoto’s 60-year career.

The book retails for 1,000 yen.

Leiji Matsumoto 60th Anniversary Compendium 松本零士ぴあ

The book includes a poster of Matsumoto’s mechanical and vehicle designs.
© Leiji Matsumoto / Toei Animation

Links:
Leiji Matsumoto Pia
Leiji Matsumoto Official Site