Ultimate Fantasy Model Supervisor Shinji Hashimoto Retires From Function
Ultimate Fantasy‘s veteran model supervisor Shinji Hashimoto has introduced his retirement from the position. He’ll nonetheless be at Sq. Enix, however shall be passing the torch on to Ultimate Fantasy VI, VII, and VIII director Yoshinori Kitase.
Over on Twitter, Hashimoto launched the next assertion for followers:
Thanks everybody for the numerous, many heat messages concerning my personnel replace!
I’d have cherished to have made my greetings to everybody world wide in individual, however sadly was not in a position to take action because of the pandemic. So I’d prefer to apologize that I needed to share this replace through a livestream, as an alternative of in-person with you all!
Any longer, I’d like to proceed to help all of the groups from behind the scenes, and would humbly ask to your continued help. Although I’ve handed on the baton because the Ultimate Fantasy model supervisor, I’m going to proceed to do my finest at Sq. Enix.
Hashimoto joined Sq. Enix in 1995 and has been engaged on Ultimate Fantasy collection since 1997.
Singing Hashimoto’s praises, Ultimate Fantasy XIV director Naoki Yoshida recalled how he was put accountable for the MMORPG at a “very tough time” and the way Hashimoto helped him out.
“Mr. Hashimoto launched me to varied folks and backed me up behind the scenes,” he mentioned. “FFXIV is what it’s at this time due to the help we acquired again then… Thanks for the Ultimate Fantasy collection up to now, however please proceed to help us sooner or later.”