There is a book about Yoshifumi Kondo’ s sketches in daily life. He has anticipated many film project, cooperating with Takahata Isao and Miyazaki Hayao. Different from their drawing style. His drawing is more casual and free with pencil lines. Those sketches totally show his ability to capture some vivid moments in daily life, especially some details. Even a small thing under his pen, it could be very interesting. Emotions in that situation feel like be real and characters are close to life.
In the film Whisper of the Heart directed by him, it shows different film language style from Miyazaki Hayao’s, although characters look quite similar.