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Shenmue 3 Kickstarter Update #19

Posted on June 30, 2015 at 20:55 PM BST

When Shenmue Got its Name


Hello Everyone!

Today we introduce Masahiro Yoshimoto, the script writer for Shenmue. He has written scripts and screenplays for film and TV, from dramas, to crime, to suspense, to mystery, to period dramas, and for just about every genre there is.

He talks about how his experience writing for, and playing Shenmue, and reflects on his life now that he will be involved with Shenmue again. And! Yoshimoto-san recounts the day when Yu Suzuki pitches him the title for a story. No spoilers here, but if you are a Shenmue fan, you don’t want to miss it!

Please welcome, Masahiro Yoshimoto!

That was one for the record books! Thank you so much Yoshimoto-san for helping to bring the Shenmue story to life!

Coming Up…

Suzuki-san has heard the many requests for additional rewards, and they are in the works as we speak. Thank you for all the great ideas everyone!

Plus, there are more behind-the-scenes interviews with the Shenmue project members on the way, so stay tuned!

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