Senran Kagura collection creator and producer Kenichiro Takaki has left Marvelous, the writer of the collection, after being part of the corporate for 13 years. Takaki introduced the information on social media and an interview with Famitsu journal.
Takaki has now moved to Granblue Fantasy developer Cygames. Though he’s leaving Marvelous, he’ll nonetheless be credited as a producer on future Senran Kagura titles and he’s nonetheless serving to with the event of Senran Kagura 7EVEN. The fundamentals of the sport will not be going to be touched, however the erotic gags that the collection is understood for are being taken extra severely by firms like Sony, which implies that modifications must be made.
Takaki can be engaged on a Marvelous title that might be launched as a sport and get an anime adaptation. Not many particulars have been given in regards to the mission, nevertheless it has been in improvement for a 12 months and half, will function fully-clothed characters, and can contain a woman on a motorbike. Together with his subsequent mission, he’s supposedly aiming to make a conventional fantasy sport like those he performed as a child. He advised Famitsu he desires it to be superb, regardless of his “oppai” nature.
Takaki mentioned that “a thread snapped inside him” when chatting with Famitsu. He might be leaving as a result of he felt he was restricted on what sexual content material he may present along with his video games from Marvelous.
Senran Kagura has been critiqued for its sexual depiction of girls, however the former producer of the collection appeared to haven’t any disgrace. Up to now, Marvelous launched a trailer with him testing pudding and gripping water balloons in a lab to simulate boob physics when it introduced Senran Kagura Reflexions for the Nintendo Change.
Nonetheless, Takaki is conscious that this collection isn’t being obtained in addition to it may very well be within the west, because of the sexual nature of the video games. He mentioned to PSLS throughout an E3 2017 interview, “Now that the franchise has grown, and is getting extra fashionable, it is perhaps value contemplating having options that differ relying on the place it’s being offered[;] that means it would be capable to promote higher in sure areas the place it could be problematic to have that type of content material.” Takaki additionally clarified that he didn’t need the ladies to be seen as victims and as a substitute have them “be in on the joke and having enjoyable.”
Senran Kagura has fairly an extended historical past on PlayStation programs, with entries on the PS3, Vita, and PS4. The newest PlayStation four launch is Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal, a remake of a 3DS sport.
[Source: The Outerhaven, Gematsu]