Venerated game director Masahiro Sakurai has been writing columns for Famitsu magazine for quite a while… almost two decades at this point, in fact. And now the folks at Source Gaming are diving back to find some of his most interesting columns over the years, such as this one where he discusses the character of Kirby:

 

 
In it, Sakurai extensively details his career trajectory alongside the pink puffball’s, from the moment of Kirby’s creation until the moment Sakurai leaves HAL Laboratory. It’s a fascinating watch worth your time if you’ve got five minutes, so check it out if interested!

 

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