Creators cannot control how their creations are received once they enter the world. Case in point, one of the key people behind the popular and long-running Yakuza The series apparently had no idea how many people, especially women, found a recurring one-eyed character on the series Goro Majima To be very sexy.
Majima first appeared in the original 2005 PlayStation 2 Yakuza As the head of the Majima family and lieutenant of Futoshi Shimano. In that game, he becomes slightly obsessed with the hero Kazuma Kiryu because Kiryu refuses to fight him when provoked, which leads to Majima following and ambushing him to get him to fight.
Majima has since appeared in many Yakuza / Like a Dragon Toys And he became very famous in his own right. but it seems, Yakuza Series producer and director Hiroyuki Sakamoto had no idea how many people find Majima totally attractive.
in meeting with Rock Paper GunSakamoto was asked what his favorite thing was Like a dragon: Kant! (a A remake coming from Japan only previously Yakuza spin off set in 1800s Japan). His answer was so funny that it sent his translator into meltdown.
Sakamoto said RPS That’s when they were developing the original 2014 version of She was!They were having a hard time choosing which ones Yakuza Characters to be included. They wanted to make an “all-star” team but weren’t sure who should be in the game, so they asked the fans and went with who was the most popular.
“When we’re done with it [the popularity contest]We announced the results in Shinjuku, Sakamoto explained, in front of this place called Alta – a great gathering place in Shinjuku, if you’re not familiar with that. “And I think we did the top five, or top 10 and we had that on a big screen and it was, like, a big ad.”
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And when the number-one result was revealed to be Majima, the crowd’s reaction caught Sakamoto and others off guard.
“There was just this huge horde of female fans that all just screamed and screamed. And at that moment, we were like, ‘Wait a minute, girls like Majima this much? Is he that popular with the ladies?!’”, Sakamoto recalled with a smile.
When it comes to fictional paramours, it seems many people don’t want a boring dude in a suit or your average tough guy, but instead someone who’s a bit more out there. Or maybe they were all really big Mark Hamill fans. Wait, let me explain. In the original (unbeloved) Western PS2 dub of Yakuza, Majima was voiced by Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill. But Hamill, after all these years, He doesn’t seem to remember Yakuza Or he was in it! Anyway, maybe that’s not why everyone finds Majima sexy. It’s probably his devilish grin, cool outfit, and sick eye patch. This is not rocket science.