KMR and FKHR answer questions from Twitter — Granblue_en interview with Kimura Yuito and Fukuhara Tetsuya 5/26/2020

As Granblue Fantasy‘s development team adjusted to the new rules of the Coronavirus pandemic, we reached out to Kimura Yuito, (“KMR”, producer of GBF) and Fukuhara Tetsuya (“FKHR”, director of GBF). Armed with questions from Twitter, we asked them about challenges the game is facing in the age of COVID, along with a few other burning questions.

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Famitsu 04/02/2020 interview: Fukuhara Tetsuya and Kimura Yuito

The latest issue of Famitsu has an extensive interview with Fukuhara Tetsuya (director, Granblue Fantasy) and Kimura Yuito (producer, Granblue Fantasy) in its 6th anniversary special. They talk about a range of topics from Granblue Versus‘ reception to future projects and what’s coming up in year 7. Let’s dig in!

Update 4/4/2020: Famitsu posted an extended version of this interview online – new additions are marked in this salmon color to make it easier to skim.

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Interview with Kimura Yuito and Fukuhara Tetsuya 2020 – Part 2

Check out my director in Granblue Fantasy

The second half of our interview with FKHR and KMR focuses on Granblue Fantasy in 2020 and beyond, from game updates to questions submitted by granblue_en followers!

Read part 1 of the interview if you want to read about Granblue Fantasy Versus or Relink.

Let’s dig in!

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Interview with Kimura Yuito and Fukuhara Tetsuya 2020 – Part 1

After Granblue Fantasy Fes 2019, we were given the opportunity to sit down with Fukuhara Tetsuya (FKHR) and Kimura Yuito (KMR), the director and producer of Granblue Fantasy. We asked them about the many announcements made at that show, and they were gracious enough to answer. Here’s part 1:

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Interview with the producer and director of Granblue Fantasy part 2 – Anime Expo 7/4/2019

Kimura Yuito (KMR) and Fukuhara Tetsuya (FKHR), the producer and director of Granblue Fantasy, talk about GBF‘s increasing international presence, and provide a behind-the-scenes look at the fun side of GBF development. Continued from Part 1.

Granblue goes global

Granblue_en: Are there plans for creating localizations for GBF in other languages, like Chinese or Korean?

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Interview with the producer and director of Granblue Fantasy part 1 – Anime Expo 7/4/2019

At Anime Expo 2019, granblue_en was granted a special opportunity to sit down with Kimura Yuito (KMR) and Fukuhara Tetsuya (FKHR), the producer and director of Granblue Fantasy.

We came armed with questions pulled from our followers on Twitter, as well as a few things we’ve always been curious about as players.

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Fukuhara Tetsuya and Kimura Yuito interview – Famitsu 04/11/2019

(translated from the 04/11/2019 issue of Famitsu by @vibratingsheep, all mistakes are Sheep’s. All bolded phrases were highlighted in the original interview.)

The Granblue Fantasy style built over 5 years

Famitsu: When you look back at the last 5 years, what stands out?

Kimura Yuito (KMR): I left the Granblue Fantasy team for a time, but when you consider the time we were in development, I’m right at 5 years now.

Fukuhara Tetsuya (FKHR): I’ve been here since we started development, so it’s been about six and a half years for me. You could say that I’ve given this game my 30s.

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