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Akita ‘Akiman’ Yasuda speaks about creating the character Chun-Li

Akira “Akiman” Yasuda, the birth of Chun-Li

Before viewing this short documentary about Akita Yasuda, I was familiar with his work but had never heard of him. Akira worked at Capcom for much of his career and is the illustrator who created the character Chun-Li. He has had an amazing career, having worked on many iconic projects and well known companies. The documentary is beautifully shot and does a brilliant job of sharing Akira’s journey and struggles as an artist. I love learning more about the process and points of view of creatives like him. The video is definitely worth the 16 minutes to watch!

You can read up on Akira Yasuda on Wikipedia and follow him on Twitter.