We are pleased to announce the four keynotes for Replaying Japan 2016:

  • Toru Iwatani, creator of the legendary Pac-Man, currently Professor at the Tokyo Polytechnic University’s Department of Game (Faculty of Arts), and President of the Digital Game Research Association Japan (DiGRA JAPAN)
  • Masanobu Endō, creator of Xevious and The Tower of Druaga, currently Professor at the Tokyo Polytechnic University’s Department of Game (Faculty of Arts), and Vice President of DiGRA JAPAN
  • Junko Ozawa, long-time game music composer at Namco (The Tower of DruagaThe Return of Ishtar, and many others)
  • Dr Minako O’Hagan, game localization expert, Senior Lecturer at Dublin City University’s School of Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies

The full program of the event should be online in spring. Stay tuned!