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William Hong

William Hong

I'm CFG's editor in chief. I also like cats.

A musical journey from J-rock to EDM ~ THE BEAT GARDEN Interview @FanimeCon2019

THE BEAT GARDEN is a Japanese music group comprised of three vocalists (U, Rei, and Masato) and a DJ (Satoru). One of their hit singles, Walk this Way, was used as the second opening song for the anime Rage of

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Guts, Lancer, and…Matt Damon? ~ Interview with voice actor Nobutoshi Canna @FanimeCon2019

Nobutoshi Canna is an experienced anime voice actor who’s best known for his roles as Lancer (Fate series) and Guts (Beserk). Along with his experience doing Japanese dub work for live action Hollywood films, he’s also appeared in popular shows

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Okay, 3, 2, 1, let’s jam! ~ Interview with Cowboy Bebop character designer Toshihiro Kawamoto @FanimeCon2019

Toshihiro Kawamoto is an anime industry veteran that’s best known for being the co-founder of Studio Bones and as the character designer and animation director for Cowboy Bebop. He worked on numerous Gundam OVAs during his early years working at

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The Legacy of Haruhi Suzumiya ~ Interview with voice actress Aya Hirano @FanimeCon2019

Aya Hirano skyrocketed to international stardom as the iconic voice of Haruhi Suzumiya (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya) in the mid 2000s.  Along with her voice acting prowess, she also contributed her musical talents to various singles to the series

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Fate/Grand Order U.S.A. Tour 2019 – Interview with Satoshi Tsuruoka

Aniplex kicked off its Fate/Grand Order U.S.A. Tour 2019 on February 23, 2019 at the California Market Center in Los Angeles, CA.  The two day event included attractions such as VR & AR experiences, the Fate/Grand Order Monument, Noble Phantasm

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GDC 2019: Interview with Toejam & Earl creator Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson and Mark Voorsanger founded their own game company, Johnson Voorsanger Productions, in 1989 and released ToeJam & Earl on the Sega Genesis in 1991. Their creation, a roguelike adventure game featuring a pair of aliens inspired by the

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Wargroove Review

4 out of 5
Rating: 4

Developed by Chucklefish Published by Chucklefish Reviewed on Switch (also available on PC, Xbox, and PlayStation 4)   2D tactical strategy games are a rarity this generation and Wargroove seeks to fill that void. It immediately stands out with its

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YIIK: A Post Modern RPG Review

3.5 out of 5
Rating: 3.5

Developed by Ackk Studios Published by Ysbryd Games Reviewed on Switch (also available on PlayStation 4 and PC)   After several years of delays, Ackk Studio’s sophomore title has finally made its anticipated debut. The aptly title YIIK: A Postmodern

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Zombieland Saga – Interview with Nobuhiro Takenaka (Cygames) @ Anime Expo 2018

  Nobuhiro Takenaka is an anime producer at Cygames. He’s previously worked on popular anime such as Yuri on Ice and Made in the Abyss. CFG had the opportunity to chat with Takenaka-san during Anime Expo 2018 about his upcoming project,

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Little Dragon Cafe Creator Yasuhiro Wada @ Anime Expo 2018

Yasuhiro Wada is best known for creating the Bokujō Monogatari series, better known as Harvest Moon in the west. His games have entertained countless gamers and inspired the creation of the widely successful Stardew Valley. CFG Games had the opportunity

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