Shigenori Soejima (副島 成記, Soejima Shigenori) is a Japanese illustrator, graphic designer and currently an employee of Atlus' Japanese branch. He is best known for his work on both Persona 3 and Persona 4 and is responsible for the art direction of the Persona Team's games. His style is nowadays defined by the vibrant colors in his artwork that create a certain sense of lighting as well as his characters that resemble typical manga-styled figures.
Soejima stated in an interview that he prefers to sketch on paper as he can't be creative while staring on a computer screen although the majority of his work is done using programs like SAI and Adobe Photoshop.
Below is a list of works within the series associated with Shigenori Soejima.
|Devil Summoner||1995||Sega Saturn||Character Portrait Designer|
|Megami Ibunroku Persona||1996||PlayStation||Opening Movie, Character Portrait Designer|
|Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers||1997||Sega Saturn||Character Portrait Designer|
|Persona 2: Innocent Sin||1999||PlayStation||Sub Character Designer, Character Portrait Designer|
|Persona 2: Eternal Punishment||2000||PlayStation||Sub Character Designer, Character Portrait Designer|
|Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne||2003||PlayStation 2||World View|
|Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3||2006||PlayStation 2||Character Designer, Art Director|
|Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 FES||2007||PlayStation 2||Character Designer, Art Director|
|Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4||2008||PlayStation 2||Character Designer, Art Director|
|Persona 3 Portable||2009||PlayStation Portable||Character Designer, Art Director|
|Catherine||2011||PlayStation 3, Xbox 360||Character Designer, Art Director|
|Persona 4 Golden||2012||PlayStation Vita||Character Designer, Artwork|
|Persona 4 Arena||2012||PlayStation 3, Xbox 360||Character Designer, Artwork|
|Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth||2014||Nintendo 3DS||Character Designer|
|Persona 5||2016||PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4||Character Designer|