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Keiji Inafune's Exit Interview, Translated

This is for the ones out there with a a misplaced, romantic notion of what Japanese game development is like.
Shamelessly stolen from NEOGAF, before it disappears completely:
I've taken the liberty of translating the 4Gamer interview with Keiji Inafune, originally published on Friday, October 29th and discussed in this thread. Hopefully this will help folks understand the motivations behind his departure from Capcom as well as his future plans.

As I can't claim that the translation is perfect, any feedback is welcomed.

Thanks to Mandoric for spot-checking a couple of trouble spots with the translation.


4Gamer (4G): Thank you for your time today. Recently, you've made some rather extreme remarks and taken on many projects, so today's interview is to follow up with what you meant and how you're doing.

Keiji Inafune (KI): Thank you. But I've already decided to leave Capcom.

4G: What?

KI: I'm quitting. There'll …