The popular action comedy series SPY × FAMILY is launching an art book, titled SPY x FAMILY Animation Art Book, which will be released in Japan on December 8, 2023. International orders will be available within a week of the Japanese release. See the cover below:
IG Port store (IG Port is WIT Studio’s parent company) describes the Spy x Family Animation Art Book as:
The long-awaited art book containing approximately 300 setting materials used in the TV anime “SPY x FAMILY” is now available!
Delivered in a large volume of 200 full-color pages, including a rich collection of facial expressions and costume settings for characters including Anya, prop settings such as “Mr. Chimera,” and art settings and artboards such as the Folger family and Eden School!
In addition, there are fun quizzes and newly drawn illustrations that use the settings, the entire storyboard for the 2nd season’s OP by Tetsuro Araki [second cour of season 1], and the ED by Takayuki Hirao, and even a thorough explanation of how to create animation.
This is a must-see book for fans filled with the charm of “SPY×FAMILY”!
The specifications for the art book are B5 size/17.6cm x 25cm. Multiple versions of the book will be on sale, each with different extras:
- Purchasing from the WIT×CLW Anime SPY×FAMILY SHOP comes with a “Newly drawn visual bromide frame set with drawing ver.”
- TSUTAYA‘s version comes with the free bonus “Newly drawn visual glitter card suit ver.”
- WIT STORE offers the free bonus “Kyoji Asano-autographed mini colored paper with revisions by the executive director ver.”
- Animate offers the free “Mini Sticker ver.”
Tatsuya Endo’s Spy x Family debuted in Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ magazine in 2019, inspiring two anime seasons and a movie – Spy x Family: Code White, which premieres in December 2023. With over 30 million copies in circulation, Spy x Family is one of the most successful manga of all time. Shueisha’s official platform MANGA Plus describes the manga:
The master spy codenamed <Twilight> has spent his days on undercover missions, all for the dream of a better world. But one day, he receives a particularly difficult new order from command. For his mission, he must form a temporary family and start a new life?! A Spy/Action/Comedy about a one-of-a-kind family!
Source: WIT Studio’s Website
©Tatsuya Endo/Shueisha/SPY×FAMILY Production Committee