We had the privilege of talking to Itaru Hinoue, Key Visual Arts’ lead character designer. Hear what one of the architects of moe has to say about that concept, her surprising BL work, and what audiences are supposed to take away from her drawings!
We had an extensive interview with Ryukishi07–the creator of Higurashi and Umineko, as well as the writer of the Lucia arc in Key’s latest visual novel Rewrite. Find out more from this pioneer of the visual novel medium!
Dan interviewed the professional cosplayers Marie-Claude Bourbannais and Vegas PG at Anime Expo! Check out his video interview, live from the floor of the exhibit hall.
Gendomike talked to 1st PLACE head and producer, Kumiko Murayama, about their latest hit Vocaloid IA. We asked questions about Lia’s involvement, the future of pop music and Vocaloids, and just what has made IA so popular in recent years.
Jeremy talked to the famed creator of Danganronpa, Kazutaka Kodaka, at Anime Expo. Hear all about his roots, influences, and things he looks for in games–his own and others when he helps bring them to Japanese audiences.
Gendomike and Linda talked to one of the leading developers of otome (girls’ dating sim) games, Voltage Games, at Anime Expo. Hear what they have to say about the challenges of bringing these types of games to the American audience and more!