Translation: What is the “Other Reason” Why Sonic is Blue that Has Never Been Talked About Before? A Number of Anecdotes that Jumped Out in the Sonic Superstars Interview [TGS2023]

The Tokyo Game Show 2023 (TGS) was held over four days from September 21, and at the Sega/Atlus booth, it was possible to try out Sonic Superstars, which is set…

Continue ReadingTranslation: What is the “Other Reason” Why Sonic is Blue that Has Never Been Talked About Before? A Number of Anecdotes that Jumped Out in the Sonic Superstars Interview [TGS2023]

Translation: Sega’s Jun Senoue (53), Who Creates Music for the Popular Game “Sonic,” is from Matsushima, Miyagi, and Always Keeps the Earthquake Disaster in the Back of His Mind «Hometown Support Story».

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Mr. Senoue, who plays a guitar with Sonic characters drawn on it, says he is stimulated every day, surrounded by young colleagues at Sega’s headquarters in Nishi-Shinagawa, Tokyo. Mr. Jun…

Continue ReadingTranslation: Sega’s Jun Senoue (53), Who Creates Music for the Popular Game “Sonic,” is from Matsushima, Miyagi, and Always Keeps the Earthquake Disaster in the Back of His Mind «Hometown Support Story».

Translation: [CEDEC+KYUSHU] “Efforts Toward Realizing Open Zones in Sonic Frontiers” Lecture Report

On November 25, 2023, at Kyushu Sangyo University, a lecture titled “Efforts Toward Realizing Open Zones in Sonic Frontiers” was held at the developers’ conference “CEDEC+KYUSHU 2023”. Various initiatives, including…

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Sonic Channel Commemorative Illustration: Super Sonic Powers Up!

Sonic Channel has released their monthly commemorative illustration for the month of November! This time, celebrating Sonic Frontiers' 1-year anniversary, is the new Super Sonic form from the final boss…

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Translation: The Music from Sonic Frontiers Resonates so Much With Post-Hardcore Enthusiasts that I Couldn’t Help But Reminisce about the ‘Godly Albums’ of the 2000s! Are you a fan of Saosin? Team Cove or Team Anthony? Let’s Not Forget the ‘Emo’ Vibe of That Era.

The music from Sonic Frontiers resonates deeply. When I say "resonates," it's not just about thinking "this song is nice." It's more about the melodies that grip your heart, the…

Continue ReadingTranslation: The Music from Sonic Frontiers Resonates so Much With Post-Hardcore Enthusiasts that I Couldn’t Help But Reminisce about the ‘Godly Albums’ of the 2000s! Are you a fan of Saosin? Team Cove or Team Anthony? Let’s Not Forget the ‘Emo’ Vibe of That Era.

Famitsu Translation: Worldwide, it sold 3.5 million copies, over three times as many as the previous installment. But ‘we can do even better.’ Looking back on the new horizon that Sonic Frontiers has opened – a one-year anniversary interview.

Sonic Frontiers, released on November 8, 2022, features expansive open zones where Sonic races. Speed, the thrill of racing through beautiful grasslands, well-placed and satisfyingly rhythmic gimmicks, ancient ruins, a…

Continue ReadingFamitsu Translation: Worldwide, it sold 3.5 million copies, over three times as many as the previous installment. But ‘we can do even better.’ Looking back on the new horizon that Sonic Frontiers has opened – a one-year anniversary interview.

Sonic Channel Commemorative Illustration: E̶̡̢̢̠̪̼̰̳̙̪̺̖̯̿̒́̽̆̋͂̔ͅv̶͎̬͍͚̠̳̲̳͙̳̿͠ę̷̻̬̫͔̞̘̳̲͈͗̔̌́̽̊̍̐͌̄͜͝ṟ̴͇͎͙̲̖̰͎̫̠̬̹̠̈́̆̏͒̍̐̇̕ͅͅy̷͇͎̠͈̳̟̼̮͈̹̥̬̥͉̠̏̈́͐͘b̵̛̦͙̻̼̲͈̙͕͈̀̆͛͆̾̍̊̽̂̓̚̕ǒ̵̻̠̘̪͑̿͂́̃̃̑̿̎d̵̝̗̝̖̯͆̃y̷͚̰̣͚̬͈̞̣͌̈́́͆̉͒̐̿̕’̶̛̳̽̅͛̄͒̈́̀̐̑͌ş̸̛͓̫̖̖̣̜̜̪̦̦̪̀̀͊̿͜ ̵̡̣̱̩͔̩̮̻̳̮͎͖͒͆̃̋͌̈̿͌͆̆̉̂̚Ś̴̳̮͍̓̂̚ũ̴̧̨̼̭̙̲̞̥͖͇̇͑̄͂ͅp̸̨̙̙̱̣̺͓̠̏͗̉̋̎̏̂̽͐̏͋̕͝͝ẹ̵͔͇̫͚͙͉̯͓̜̤̤̜̒͊̀̈́͆͘̚͝r̸̢͊̓̏̀̄̓̒͌̓̑͑ ̵̢̤̞̯̼̥͉̪̜̓͋͐̉̕S̸̪͇̪̘̻̬̥̱̺̑́̀̊̌̌̓́́̇͆̎̕͠o̵̡͔͚̘̔̈̀̉́͌̎̋̌̑͘͝n̵̤̜͍͑͂ị̶̢͔̠̫̠͇̟̈́͒͗̽̚͜c̸̬̪̊͋ ̴̖̞̣͈͓̳͆͗́͒̆̃̓̊̾̄̎R̶̗̻͓͌̀̀͜ͅȁ̴̜͇̫͒̔ͅc̷͉͇̪̦͖͔̘͔̈́̿̇͗̓̍̃̈̒͝ͅḭ̶̢̹̳̜̻̎n̴̬̲̘̜̅͐͐͜͠g̵̨̠͆̂̎̽͝

This month's Sonic Channel commemorative illustration celebrates the release of Sonic R and the upcoming Halloween season. It features the eerie and infamous Tails Doll. Originally introduced in the racing…

Continue ReadingSonic Channel Commemorative Illustration: E̶̡̢̢̠̪̼̰̳̙̪̺̖̯̿̒́̽̆̋͂̔ͅv̶͎̬͍͚̠̳̲̳͙̳̿͠ę̷̻̬̫͔̞̘̳̲͈͗̔̌́̽̊̍̐͌̄͜͝ṟ̴͇͎͙̲̖̰͎̫̠̬̹̠̈́̆̏͒̍̐̇̕ͅͅy̷͇͎̠͈̳̟̼̮͈̹̥̬̥͉̠̏̈́͐͘b̵̛̦͙̻̼̲͈̙͕͈̀̆͛͆̾̍̊̽̂̓̚̕ǒ̵̻̠̘̪͑̿͂́̃̃̑̿̎d̵̝̗̝̖̯͆̃y̷͚̰̣͚̬͈̞̣͌̈́́͆̉͒̐̿̕’̶̛̳̽̅͛̄͒̈́̀̐̑͌ş̸̛͓̫̖̖̣̜̜̪̦̦̪̀̀͊̿͜ ̵̡̣̱̩͔̩̮̻̳̮͎͖͒͆̃̋͌̈̿͌͆̆̉̂̚Ś̴̳̮͍̓̂̚ũ̴̧̨̼̭̙̲̞̥͖͇̇͑̄͂ͅp̸̨̙̙̱̣̺͓̠̏͗̉̋̎̏̂̽͐̏͋̕͝͝ẹ̵͔͇̫͚͙͉̯͓̜̤̤̜̒͊̀̈́͆͘̚͝r̸̢͊̓̏̀̄̓̒͌̓̑͑ ̵̢̤̞̯̼̥͉̪̜̓͋͐̉̕S̸̪͇̪̘̻̬̥̱̺̑́̀̊̌̌̓́́̇͆̎̕͠o̵̡͔͚̘̔̈̀̉́͌̎̋̌̑͘͝n̵̤̜͍͑͂ị̶̢͔̠̫̠͇̟̈́͒͗̽̚͜c̸̬̪̊͋ ̴̖̞̣͈͓̳͆͗́͒̆̃̓̊̾̄̎R̶̗̻͓͌̀̀͜ͅȁ̴̜͇̫͒̔ͅc̷͉͇̪̦͖͔̘͔̈́̿̇͗̓̍̃̈̒͝ͅḭ̶̢̹̳̜̻̎n̴̬̲̘̜̅͐͐͜͠g̵̨̠͆̂̎̽͝

September’s Sonic Channel Commemorative Illustration: An Apple a Day Keeps Iblis Away

Back in September, Sonic Channel released another commemorative illustration, celebrating the release of Sonic '06, this time featuring Silver the Hedgehog with his favorite food, apples! Check out the illustration…

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Famitsu Translation: Sonic Superstars: Interview With Mr. Takashi Iizuka and Mr. Naoto Ohshima About Their Dedication and Behind-The-Scenes Stories. A Rare Story About the Rabbit that Served as the Basis for Sonic’s Appearance in Skins is Also Shared. [GamesCom 2023]

From Sega, Sonic Superstars, a high-speed action game, is set to be released on October 17, 2023. During the gaming event GamesCom 2023 held in Cologne, Germany, I had the…

Continue ReadingFamitsu Translation: Sonic Superstars: Interview With Mr. Takashi Iizuka and Mr. Naoto Ohshima About Their Dedication and Behind-The-Scenes Stories. A Rare Story About the Rabbit that Served as the Basis for Sonic’s Appearance in Skins is Also Shared. [GamesCom 2023]

Famitsu Translation: Sonic Superstars Represents an Authentic Evolution of Classic Sonic. It’s Highly Recommended as an Entry Point to Experience the Thrill of Endless Running in Sonic. [Gamescom 2023]

Sonic Superstars is set to be released by Sega on October 17, 2023. The release date and details of the Digital Deluxe Edition were recently announced at the Opening Night…

Continue ReadingFamitsu Translation: Sonic Superstars Represents an Authentic Evolution of Classic Sonic. It’s Highly Recommended as an Entry Point to Experience the Thrill of Endless Running in Sonic. [Gamescom 2023]

UPDATED Sonic Channel Translation – Isekai Ogiri July 2023: What are Orbot & Cubot and Gemerl up to…?

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Example: Leave pest control to us! The Insect Extermination Trio! Every month, two characters make a surprising appearance in unique outfits and situations! With illustrations that spark your imagination, let's…

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Latest Sonic Channel Illustration is a Generational Throwback!

Sonic Channel have just released a new illustration celebrating Sonic Generations' 12th anniversary. The illustration depicts the scene where Classic and Modern Sonic first meet! Check ou the illustration and…

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Translation: The Story About A Former Emo Kid Who Lost Interest In Music Since 2010 And Was Captivated From The First Second By The Post-Hardcore Sound Of The Main Theme of Sonic Frontiers And The Titan Song.

When was the last time music moved you? I remember exactly "when" that was. Because the updates for the iPod Classic, which I have been using for more than 15…

Continue ReadingTranslation: The Story About A Former Emo Kid Who Lost Interest In Music Since 2010 And Was Captivated From The First Second By The Post-Hardcore Sound Of The Main Theme of Sonic Frontiers And The Titan Song.

Famitsu Translation: Preview of Sonic Frontiers after 6 hours of playing. The game cycle and the exhilaration of the new Sonic. A masterpiece that erases the bitterness of open world gaming!

The Sonic Frontiers media tour was hosted by Sega of America starting October 17, 2022. Gaming media from around the world were invited to play the game and interview the…

Continue ReadingFamitsu Translation: Preview of Sonic Frontiers after 6 hours of playing. The game cycle and the exhilaration of the new Sonic. A masterpiece that erases the bitterness of open world gaming!

Sonic Channel Post Translation: Sonic Frontiers Original Soundtrack Stillness & Motion

Sonic Frontiers, scheduled for release on November 8, 2022 (Tuesday), will have an original soundtrack CD titled "Sonic Frontiers Original Soundtrack Stillness & Motion" containing 150 tracks of BGM from…

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