Today, Sega announced that Yakuza Executive director and producer Toshihiro Nagoshi will step down from the board of corporate directors. However, he will remain in Sega.
As stated Sports biz, Nagoshi will leave the board on April 1, when the new Japanese financial year begins. He will step down as Chief Creative Officer of Sega But will serve as creative director.
There is Speculation Online in Japan that was pushed out in the wake of Nagoshi A controversial comment Last year, they performed fake Puyo Puyo Exports players. The producers said they felt like eating beef bowls with cheese. Words Sing chizu gaudon ((顔 ズ 牛 丼 or) or “Cheese Beef Bowl Face” aired online. Shortened to Chigu ((, 牛) or “cheese beef”, this slang term used to refer to people who live in rural areas, look very young, wear glasses, and don’t have much ambition. There is a downside, a term used to deride people who cannot be considered “cool”.
Nagoshi Apologized For comment, saying, “As the commentary was directed at the players who are playing all their Sega titles, Puyo Puyo, And as I compile all the esports, I am deeply sorry for that. It was really unforgivable. “
Famous producers appear in Sega YouTube Livestream (Picture, above), so perhaps Nagoshi is moving for other reasons. Hopefully, he will be able to concentrate more on his energy Yakuza Not sports and corporate politics.