1993: Interview with some key creators of Nintendo’s “Kirby’s Adventure” released March 23, 1993. Top row, L-R: Takao Shimizu (Producer), Satoru Iwata (Producer / Programmer), Shigeru Miyamoto (Producer). Bottom: Takashi Saitou (Designer), Masahiro Sakurai (Director), Hiroaki Suga (Chief Programmer). #smilesinhistory#smileaway ⠀⠀
Excerpt from interview via shumplations.com - ‘Why is his name "Kirby"?’
Iwata: Before we settled on the name Kirby, he was originally called Twinkle Popo.
Shimizu: We wanted American kids to enjoy this game too, you see. We asked Nintendo of America for their suggestions...I remember "Gasper" was another one...there were lots.
Miyamoto: We wanted a name that would sound like an American icon. But "Kirby" was actually the name of an important lawyer at Nintendo of America. (laughs)
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@cryptoconnect one spoopy boi for my...spoopy boi??? This my bf's #kirby boss character ^^