Tekken Producer Katsuhiro Harada’s Signature Sunglasses Were Mandated By Capcom


During the Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable that occurred lately, Tekken director and producer Katsuhiro Harada revealed that he started sporting his trademark sun shades after Capcom requested him to change into a villain.

“I was actually forced by Capcom to wear these sunglasses, originally,” Harada stated in the course of the dwell stream as reported by Event Hubs.

“They told me, ‘Please wear these sunglasses for four years since you’re the bad guy.’ And now I’m still wearing them 10 years later.”

Harada would don his signature sun shades in the course of the cross-promotion for Street Fighter X Tekken, with Capcom’s Yoshinori Ono positioned as the nice man foil, based on English translator Michael Murray. “He said that his sunglasses are something that Capcom asked us for,” stated Murray.

“True story though. Capcom U.S.A. told him to do it because he’s ‘the bad guy.’ That was back during the Street Fighter X Tekken stuff. Yoshinori Ono was supposed to be the good guy and Harada was the bad guy. But then everyone came to expect it. He has to play along, right?”

Harada’s sun shades have change into a part of his private picture within the years since Capcom launched Street Fighter X Tekken, with the online game producer at all times seen sporting a pair throughout public appearances.

Even when he made a cameo within the Tekken 7 gameplay reveal trailer for The Walking Dead’s Negan, Harada’s digital likeness was sporting a pair of shades.

Beyond the origin story of Harada’s trend type, extra info on Tekken 7 was revealed. Season Pass 4 was announced, though who the primary new brawler shall be within the Bandai Namco recreation is at the moment unknown.

The replace may even see the roster refreshed with new strikes, enhanced on-line play, and a Tekken Prowess metric to offer gamers extra particulars on their general efficiency.

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