Daily news (August 31): Bangai-O / Pokémon anime series

Today’s Daily news: Bangai-O interview @ shmuplations, but also…

  • Pokémon anime series
  • Tool Assisted Speedrun


The latest translation from shmuplations is an interview about Bangai-O: click here to check it out!

Originally published in the Japanese Dreamcast Magazine, this 1999 interview saw Treasure alum Mitsuru “Yaiman” Yaida and Koichi “Kafuichi” Kimura discussing the conception and development of the frenetic side-view omnidirectional 2D shooting game Bakuretsu Muteki Bangai-O, with a particular focus given to the game’s deliberately classic and unadorned game design, as well as the inspiration behind the game’s notoriously off-the-wall characters and tone.

Also included is a short interview with Treasure president Masato Maegawa, which further contextualizes Bangai-O as a game developed in defiance of the contemporary trends towards safe, big-budget 3D game development.

Pokémon anime series

Here’s the preview for the next episode of the latest Pokémon anime series, which airs this Friday (September 3rd) in Japan:

Tool Assisted Speedrun

Here’s the latest Tool Assisted Speedrun video for Nintendo platforms:

  • Clue (SNES) by Deign in 00:26.5


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