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Retro Gamer’s Room: Room 5 – MCU

For this issue we have a very popular musician that serves as an MC for Kick The Can Crew, MCU! We've infiltrated his game room, which feels more like a secret base, that he maintains despite moving frequently.

Interview/Photo/Text: Kaze no Iona
In collaboration with Retro Consumer Game Fun Club

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The retro items and games that are on display here. MCU is both a musician and lover of retro games and items, and is also publicly known as a retro game fan.
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Takahashi Meijin Speaks: The Game Industry During the First Year of the Heisei Era

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Interview/Text: Kaze no Iona
Photography - Noriaki Watanabe

Profile - Starting out in the game industry with Hudson in 1982, he was in the PR department when Hudson began releasing games on the Famicom, and was known to the media as "Takahashi Meijin". Since leaving Hudson in 2011 he's appeared on broadcasts as a game presenter, established his own company called DokiDoki Groove Works, and has otherwise continued to be active in the industry.

30 years ago, the name of the era changed to Heisei. What was the game industry like during that first year? We took a look back on it with someone who was on the front line as an employee of Hudson, Takahashi Meijin.

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