Shigesato Itoi, The Copywriter: As every person in Japan knows, and as most overseas fans of Itoi know, Shigesato Itoi is, first and foremost—before and after his stint of entirely casual video game production—a copywriter. Among many other things Itoi has been in charge of the copywriting for Studio Ghibli.
Writing During the s Itoi established the profession of writing copy for advertisements among the general public in Japan. Later Itoi branched into writing essays, lyrics, and into designing video games.
InItoi began using the Internet and bought his first Macintosh. He talks about his dog, Bouillon, and his interviews with artists, craftsmen, businessmen, etc. Itoi has co-written several books modeled on these interviews, in which he has a series of long conversations with, for example, an expert on neurology Kaiba "The Hippocampus"about how to live as a human being in the world.
His latest book, Atama no naka ni aru kouen "A park in your mind"is the fourth anthology issue of writings collected from the 'Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shinbun'.
Merchandising of original lifestyle goods and publishing are the main business. Itoi co-authored a collection of short stories titled Yume de aimashou "Let's meet in a dream" with writer Haruki Murakami.
He has been a judge on several episodes of the Japanese television shows Iron Chef and Hey! Itoi made his acting debut inwhen he played the role of a professor in the film adaptation of Haruki Murakami's Norwegian Wood.
Video games Shigesato Itoi was the lead designer for all three titles in the Mother series. Itoi claims that the final battle of EarthBound was inspired from his accidental childhood viewing of the Shintoho film titled The Military Policeman and the Dismembered Beauty.
Specifically, the scene that inspired the battle was a scene depicting a woman being murdered. The Painful , Yume Nikki , Homestuck and others. Other ventures Shigesato Itoi worked with Nintendo to design video game-themed haramaki. It has been described as an "Instagram for pets".Itoi, with his copywriting work in the s, established the profession among the general public in Japan.
His copies epitomize the era, and are quoted regularly as a best-selling song would. Multi-talented Itoi quickly expanded his horizons into essays, lyrics, and eventually to Nintendo game pfmlures.com: November 10, (age 69). May 13, · Tweet with a location. You can add location information to your Tweets, such as your city or precise location, from the web and via third-party applications.
Shigesato Itoi, Actor: Tonari no Totoro. Shigesato Itoi was born on November 10, in Maebashi, Gunma, Japan. He is known for his work on My Neighbor Totoro (), EarthBound () and Super Smash Bros.
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His name comes from a kanji transcription of the “jyu” and “ri” syllables from the Japanese pronunciation of “Julien Sorel”, the name of the protagonist from Stendhal’s Le Rouge et le Noir.
Shigesato Itoi (糸井 重里 Itoi Shigesato, born November 10, ) is a Japanese copywriter, essayist, lyricist, game designer, and actor. Itoi is the editor-in-chief of his website “Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shinbun” (‘Almost’ Daily Itoi News).