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Mother 3

Introduction

In 1994, Mother 2: Gigyas Strikes Back, the follow-up to Shigesato Itoi’s beloved Famicom game was released. It accomplished the impossible by eclipsing the seemingly insurmountable popularity of its predecessor. 8,524 more words

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Earthbound

Introduction

In 1989, Nintendo released an RPG known as Mother. It differed from its contemporaries in that its scenario was conceived by a professional writer who saw a great storytelling potential in this budding medium: Shigesato Itoi. 4,262 more words

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Earthbound Beginnings

Introduction

In the eighties, a man named Shigesato Itoi rose to prominence as a prolific copywriter, a profession which encompasses a wide range of activities from coming up with catchphrases to conceiving marketing campaigns. 3,174 more words

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Itoi's Almost Daily Diary 11/06/16 - Translation

Shigesato Itoi’s (of the Earthbound fame) daily diary translation practice.

Yesterday, the people over at the Atelier Shimura had a kind of conversation-meeting (座談会) thing over at TOBICHI. 381 more words

Miitomo’s Potential! A Yoshio Sakamoto and Shigesato Itoi Interview Part 6

The final part of an interview for which a special someone will be dearly missed. 

Part 6: You Yourself Are the Content

Itoi:

What do you think of the continuity of “Miitomo,” in other words, that it will continue going on into the future.

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Miitomo’s Potential! A Yoshio Sakamoto and Shigesato Itoi Interview Part 5

Sakamoto: “There were a ton of unexpected things.” 

Part 5: Someone You Only Know a Little

Itoi:

There are a lot of things that were firsts in “Miitomo,” so there must have been a lot of unexpected things that came up after it was released.

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