Viz Media is publishing a series of interviews conducted by the former boss of Nintendo.
English translation of Nintendo’s books Iwata asked It will be released later this year.
The 176-page hardcover book (named Ask Iwata) is published by publisher Viz Media and is scheduled to be released in the United States on April 13, and will be released in the United Kingdom two days later. This is the first edition of the book released in Japan in 2019.
Iwata Asks is a series of interviews conducted by an executive named Nintendo, which began in 2006 and continued until his death in 2015. The most important hardware and software versions. These were originally done in Japanese, but have been translated into English and can be read on the company’s website.
“Famous for his analytical skills and imagination, but even more for his humble and people-oriented leadership style, Iwata Satoshi is loved by game fans and developers all over the world,” said the marketing summary on the Viz website.
“In this motivating series, Satoru Iwata addresses various topics such as positioning bottlenecks, how success breeds resistance to change and why programmers should never refuse.”
Iwata joined Nintendo in 2000 as the head of the company’s corporate planning department. He was previously engaged in development work and served as the president of HAL Labs. In 2002, he became the president of Nintendo.