Thursday, January 28, 2021

Yu Suzuki's Early Days in Manga Form! Part 3/3 | Scanlation by Daniel Mann

Welcome to the third and final part of Daniel Mann's scanlation of a manga about the early days of the legendary games creator Yu Suzuki. The original was published in 2019 by DenFamiNicoGamer, 

Go here to read the earlier parts:

In this part of the interview, Yu Suzuki talks about how Virtua Fighter evolved, and paved the way for the development of Shenmue. The manga ends with a tribute to the legend that is Yu Suzuki.

Note: the manga panels read right to left.


This concludes the three-part manga. Thank you again to Daniel for creating this translated version!

Original: DenFamiNicoGamer

About the Author

Daniel Mann has been studying Japanese for over 6 years and has put his linguistic skills to use with various translations and scanlations to date. 

Daniel is also an avid Shenmue fan and has been following the series since the game first released on the Dreamcast back in the year 2000. A long time lurker of the Shenmue Dojo forums, he finally registered an account in 2018 (under the handle danielmann861).

Check out Daniel's previous articles on the blog!

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  1. Great series of articles. Thanks! The link on Facebook is broken so had to Google through for part 3

  2. Excellent work on these. I'm so glad you made this information avaliable to everyone. Very interesting about the shouting matches between Yu Suzuki and other developers. I hadn't realized the collapse of the soviet union was what lead to the Lockheed Martin deal.

    1. Thanks, glad you enjoyed all three parts. An interesting turn of events, right? Right place, right time for SEGA and we benefited the most! :)

  3. thanks for the translation. I've saved a copy of the comics for personal preservation. I hope you don't mind. ^_^

  4. This is a year later but I just stomp at this. To the makers of this: I love what you have done. The visual style rocks and your narrative its smooth as taichi. One can feel the passion pouring from every vignette. I really mean it.

    1. Thanks for reading! And a great job by Daniel in translating them for everyone to enjoy.