Earthbound creator's company releasing book looking back on Satoru Iwata

R.I.P. Iwata

Japanese journal brand Hobonichi, founded by Earthbound creator Shigesato Itoi, is releasing a book all about Nintendo's late president, Satoru Iwata. The book will include a collection of old writings from Satoru Iwata, and will be 7 chapters long. The chapter breakdown is as follows.

- Iwata-san until the time he became the President (of Nintendo)
- Iwata-san’s leadership
- Iwata-san’s personality
- Iwata-san is a person you can trust
- The games Iwata-san aimed (to make)
- Talking about Iwata-san
- Iwata-san is this kind of person

The book, entitled 'Iwata-san,' is due out in Japan on July 1st, 2019. There's no word on a localization at this time.

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I would attempt to learn Japanese to read that book.

I'd love to get that in English.
It's sweet that it's being put by a company run by a man who knew and worked with Iwata.

The more I look at Satoru Iwata, the more sad I feel. I just can't seem to cope up with him gone no matter what.


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