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A young “idol” with paperback in hand standing in a high school classroom isn’t what one would expect to see on the cover of Natsume Soseki’s literary classic “Botchan.”

But putting a new face on old masterpieces has become a print industry trend, with both large and small publishers releasing paperbacks of well-known literature featuring creative cover designs in an attempt to expand sales and readership.

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