As part of the Final Fantasy XI 20th anniversary celebration, the official “We are Vana’diel” site sat down for a conversation with Kimura Yuito (KMR), the producer of Granblue Fantasy and a longtime FFXI player. The two-part interview covers KMR’s time as a player and what he wanted to bring from FFXI to GBF and why.Continue reading “We Are Vana’diel Final Fantasy XI interview with KMR (part 1 of 2)”
To commemorate the release of the new Legendary Edition of Granblue Fantasy Versus, Automaton Media sat down for an interview with Fukuhara Tetsuya (creative director, referred to as “FKHR” below) and Sekine Kazuto (battle designer, referred to as “Pachi” below) to discuss the history of the game and its road ahead!Continue reading “Automaton Media interview with Fukuhara Tetsuya and Sekine “Pachi” Kazuto 3/3/2022″
We had a chance to speak to the face of Granblue Fantasy, Yuito Kimura, about his role as a producer at Cygames. While there is some GBF content, it is more of a general interview covering all the titles he’s worked on. Check it out!Continue reading “Granblue_en interview with Yuito Kimura 12/2021”
The 7th anniversary of Granblue Fantasy issue of Famitsu interviewed a previously unnamed and unsung portion of the GBF team – the story writers. Three members of the event writing team sat down with Famitsu‘s interviewers, and talked about their time writing for years worth of events and episodes. The online version of the interview went into much more depth than the print version, so let’s dig in!Continue reading “Famitsu 03/18/2021 interview: the Scenario Writing team”
In the wake of Granblue Fantasy‘s biggest year ever, we caught up with creative director Tetsuya Fukuhara (FKHR) to discuss the year’s events, changes under the hood of GBF, and what the future has in store for us. Check it out!Continue reading “Year 7 in review – Granblue_en interview with Tetsuya Fukuhara 5/11/2021”
For the release of Granblue Fantasy‘s 8th soundtrack “Awakening”, GBF composer Narita Tsutomu graciously answered our questions about his gaming habits, his musical influences, and some of the stories behind each track on the soundtrack.
Check out his tales of dragons, remixes, and old-school RPGs!Continue reading “Interview with Granblue Fantasy Composer Tsutomu Narita – 12/15/2020”
As a change of pace from interviews with voice actors, FKHR, and KMR, we reached out to Cygames and asked if we could pick the brains of their localization team. To our delight, they agreed!Continue reading “Interview with the Granblue Fantasy Localization Team”
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.Continue reading “KMR and FKHR answer questions from Twitter — Granblue_en interview with Kimura Yuito and Fukuhara Tetsuya 5/26/2020”
Pash! magazine allowed readers to submit questions to FKHR, and he answered 28 of them in the latest issue! Let’s dig in.Continue reading “Pash! interview 04/2020: reader submitted questions to FKHR”
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?Continue reading “Interview with the producer and director of Granblue Fantasy part 2 – Anime Expo 7/4/2019”