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The RPG Fanatic: Seiken Densetsu 3 Retrospect and Review + Operation Manafall
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San Japan 4TW: Shinichi Watanabe
Posted on August 14, 2011 by Carey

The RPG Fanatic was able to get this exclusive interview with Japanese animation director Shinichi "Nabeshin" Watanabe when he attended San Japan 4TW in San Antonio, Texas. Mr. Watanabe has directed such works as Tokyo Pig, Excel Saga, Puni Puni Poemy, Nerima Daikon Brothers, Tenchi Muyo! GXP, Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge (known as The Wallflower in the US), and Lupin III: Da Capo of Love: Fujiko's Unlucky Days.

In this interview we get his thoughts on Lupin III, internet piracy, the streaming of anime, the influence of Osamu Tezuka and Tokyo Youth Ordinance Bill 156.

 

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Is crowd funding the way of the future?

Absolutely. It gives power to the gamers by letting them pay for the games they want to see.
Nope. Crowd sourcing will be fine for a year or two until too many developers do not follow through with their games and waste our money.
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