Kenichiro Takaki, producer of the Senran Kagura collection, has reportedly left his place at Japanese developer Marvelous.
Takaki, referred to as the “enormous boobs producer” by followers because of his work on the mature-themed Senran Kagura video games, had been working with Marvelous for 13 years. The information of his departure comes by way of Famitsu journal, with a translation from Gematsu revealing that “restrictions on the depiction of sexual content material” are principally in charge.
In line with Gematsu, Takaki “felt thread had snapped inside him”, saying that whereas sexual content material is usually criticised in video games, loads of individuals get pleasure from it, and that the latest development of its censorship may have unfavorable results on sport improvement as an entire. He’ll nonetheless work because the producer of Senran Kagura titles going ahead, reportedly cooperating with present workers on the video games, however will depart the mandatory changes to Marvelous.
Now, Takaki plans to complete up tasks at the moment in progress, together with a brand new Marvelous-published multimedia venture which is ready to contain a sport and anime content material, however has formally moved to Dragalia Misplaced developer, Cygames, to work on console titles. Apparently, he hopes to create a conventional fantasy-esque sport.
The Famitsu article, which shall be formally printed on 28th March, accommodates an interview with Takaki. This is a snippet:
“Even when my administrative center or the character of my titles change, what I present received’t change and I don’t need it to,” Takaki mentioned. “I’m a sport fan at coronary heart; I inform soiled jokes and make irresponsible feedback (laughs), however I’ll work my hardest to make video games.”