Naoki Yoshida Met with Horror and Mystery Novelist Yukito Ayatsuji

Yoshi-P Yukito Ayatsuji
Image via Yukito Ayatsuji

Final Fantasy XIV and XVI Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida (or Yoshi-P) has met with Japanese novelist Yukito Ayatsuji to talk. During their conversation, both Yoshida and Ayatsuji talked about video games, and the mystery genre. Their conversation is set to appear on “a certain website” in roughly a month. More details will be revealed at a later date. [Thanks, Famitsu!]

On May 16, 2023 Yukito Ayatsuji posted on his Twitter account a photo of himself and interview partner Yoshida. Both Yoshida and Ayatsuji had planned to talk around 2020, but their plans were cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Their conversation was finally possible three years later.

You can take a better look at the photos that Yukito Ayatsuji posted on his Twitter account here:

Ayatsuji also teased his meeting with Yoshida the day prior, by posting a photo of both of them, face cropped, holding Pui Pui Molecar felt plushes. However, due to Yoshida recognizable necklace, fans managed to discover the identity of Ayatsuji’s interview partner.

Yukito Ayatsuji is a Japanese writer and novelist, and he is well known for his mystery and horror stories. Some of his most famous works include mystery novel The Decagon House Murders, and the Another series of horror novels.

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