Kenichiro Takaki, producer of the Senran Kagura sequence, has reportedly left his place at Japanese developer Marvelous.
Takaki, often called the “large boobs producer” by followers due to 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 largely guilty.
Based on Gematsu, Takaki “felt that a thread had snapped inside him”, saying that whereas sexual content material is commonly criticised in video games, loads of individuals take pleasure in it, and that the current development of its censorship may have unfavorable results on recreation growth as a complete. He’ll nonetheless work because the producer of Senran Kagura titles going ahead, reportedly cooperating with current workers on the video games, however will go away the mandatory changes to Marvelous.
Now, Takaki plans to complete up tasks at present in progress, together with a brand new Marvelous-published multimedia undertaking which is ready to contain a recreation and anime content material, however has formally moved to Dragalia Misplaced developer, Cygames, to work on console titles. Apparently, he hopes to create a standard fantasy-esque recreation.
The Famitsu article, which can be formally printed on 28th March, incorporates an interview with Takaki. Here is a snippet:
“Even when my place of business or the character of my titles change, what I present gained’t change and I don’t need it to,” Takaki mentioned. “I’m a recreation fan at coronary heart; I inform soiled jokes and make irresponsible feedback (laughs), however I’ll work my hardest to make video games.”