Persona (new version), by Hiroh Kikai



This is a second, smaller version of Kikai's 2003 book Persona, which has now been published outside of Japan as Asakusa Portraits by Steidl. (The original 2003 large, hardcover version of Persona goes for for hundreds of dollars here in Japan). Captions are translated into English, but short afterword is not. A sampling of photographs from the book can be seen here.

Softcover, with obi. 21cm x 15cm, 236 pages, 216 b/w reproductions. Published in 2005.