Here’s an interview from 1999, just before the release of Maken X (thanks, infernalgrape!) where Cozy and Kaneko talk about the very beginnings of the game, some of its main interesting points and a few ideas that were never implemented. … Continue reading
From the series of ‘things I forgot I had’, found this pretty postcard set I bought this April in Japan and wanted to share it because the Ninomaru Palace of Nijo Castle is really impressive, especially the carvings, gold leaf and … Continue reading
Maken X designs from Digital Devil Apocalypse.
Found the transcript of an old interview with Mamoru Oshii from the Angel’s Egg guide book attached to the 12.1985 number of Animage, where he talks a bit about the cancelled Lupin III movie and a bit more about the … Continue reading
I noticed the official site has a few staff comments and among them an interview with the director, Shiotani Naoyoshi. Figured I’d translate it since it also mentions the return of a certain voice actor. EDIT. Just realised I should … Continue reading
And here’s the second half as well. Finally talking about fashion Kaneko: What do you usually wear? Neatly fitted clothes? Araki: I rarely wear ties and the like. And even then, is there a brand that actually suits me? There … Continue reading