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Katsuhiro Harada missing? | Upd: Healthy and safe!

PorygonVandal

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It looks like... according to this tweet

@Harada_TEKKEN - *This is TEKKEN Project support team* Mr.Harada has been missing from office since a week ago. We are still searching for him. Thanks.

His previous tweet was a week ago... so I'm not sure if this is a joke or what....
 

Seda

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This doesn't seem like the type of thing you'd joke about... and I hope he's okay if it's true.

but I have a hard time believing they'd use his Twitter for this, or even have access to it.
 

Schadenfreude

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Holy crap. I had seen he wasn't feeling well, but I didn't think it was that serious since he was still tweeting normally. Hope nothing has happened to him.
 

Alchemy

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Hopefully not serious and just some shenanigans lost in translation. Fingers crossed.
 

Pappasman

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Vacation or some overseas project. I doubt this is serious.

I don't really see why this would be an issue if it was a vacation or overseas project. There must be some reason for this:

 

ugly

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I was gonna write something funny, but then it won't be funny if something bad has happened :

Hopefully he's just taking some reave at a de ONSEN
 

JDSN

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Damn, a week already? I hope he is okay or doing some crazy soul searching walkabout.
 

Sojgat

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Seems like it could be an E3 tease of some sort...

Would be shitty if something has actually happened to him though:(
 

Bronetta

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He probably eloped with Ono to start a new studio...
I really hope he's OK though
 

AznSniper

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Hope everything is ok. Hopefully this is just E3 related and he shows up at one of the conferences.
 

Zukuu

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I don't really see why this would be an issue if it was a vacation or overseas project. There must be some reason for this:


The *tekken support team* and missing "from office" and "thanks" make it look like a joke to me.
 

GeoNeo

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This has to be just some pre E3 hype right?

If something has happened to him holy fuck...
 

MrDenny

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Hope it's not serious.
Want to believe he's missing because of e3, but why would he leave 2 weeks prior.
 

funkystudent

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I hope this isnt serious. :(

Maybe this is just some weird marketing thing. If he is missing in Japan why is the tweet in english?
 

Zukuu

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Could that just be a translation issue?

Why would they announce it publicly on twitter in a foreign language if it was serious? Or why would they say "from office" and not just "has gone missing". It's not like they could just call him. Or why do they emphasize "TEKKEN support team"?

I dunno, but this just doesn't seem serious and I hope to be right.
 

Antiwhippy

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Why would they announce it publicly on twitter in a foreign language if it was serious? Or why would they say "from office" and not just "has gone missing". It's not like they could just call him. Or why do they emphasize "TEKKEN support team"?

I dunno, but this just doesn't seem serious and I hope to be right.

They said tekken project support team, and harada is in charge of the tekken project team.
 

Hattori

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he must've been spirited away by sakurai to work on smash bros

hopefully he's okay
 

@MUWANdo

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I'm sure it's a joke, but it really would suck if he succumbed to the stress of overwork like Ono did a while back. His games have made big advances in the console FG space that never seem to get the recognition they deserve, and the amount of inane shit he has to deal with on Twitter is neverending.
 

wifininja

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It is kinda worrying to see that but if that is his personal twitter how did the tekken team get ahold of that account