Yakuza series creator Toshihio Nagoshi shares looks back on the development of the Ryu ga Gotoku series in this awesome interview by Archipel Caravan.

Nagoshi-san confirmed Yakuza: Like a Dragon didn’t start development as an RPG but after the positive reaction to the April fools video the entire direction was changed mid design!

He opens up getting personal about his experiences working at SEGA and what it took to make the series succeed both in Japan and the west. Gain some insight in to the mind of the creator of our favorite series!