Poisonous Feedback From Followers Pressured Jun Maeda To Stop Writing
Jun Maeda, a well-liked Japanese writer-composer revealed in two tweets from his alternate account Low_Guy (@jun_lowguy) in December that he’ll quit writing tales fully and dedicate himself to composing music.
The day after Maeda posted the primary tweet he declared that he’ll not affiliate himself with any scripts or tales of anime, however will proceed to compose songs as he did earlier than with sequence like KAGINADO and Summer time Pocket.
The tweet interprets to:
Any further I’ll solely contribute songs to anime tasks, however nothing else. “KAGINADO” and different tasks have been nicely acquired for it, and you’ll benefit from the upcoming “Summer time Pockets” animation with out fear! If “Heaven Burns Pink” turns into an anime, I’ll go away it to the professionals. I’ll proceed to do solely the unique work, just like the outdated days.
Within the first tweet, Maeda expressed that he needed to take care of quite a lot of damaging feedback in his environment within the latest few months the place he was suggested to surrender writing, despised, and even scorned to give up Key/Visible Arts. When he was at his wit’s finish he even considered self-destruction.
The tweet interprets to:
Cease writing, retire, give up Key/Visible Arts, let the manufacturing do away with this man, et cetera. Even on New Yr and birthdays, I felt like a punching bag for feedback like these. This 12 months(2021) was so onerous to bear that I even considered hanging myself… For now, I’ll attempt to survive till February of subsequent 12 months
In a latest tweet from Jan 31, 2022, it was recognized that the author has made it to February however he’s nonetheless not sure what the long run will maintain for him.
The author disappeared from social media for just a few months till not too long ago, since some admirers each inside and outdoors of Japan harshly criticized the manufacturing of the unique anime Kamisama ni Natta Hello (The Day I Turned a God). It aired through the Fall-2020 (October-December) season and was produced by Key, Aniplex, and PA WORKS. It was accused of getting a “decadent script.”
Jun Maeda is a Japanese author and co-founder of the visible novel model Key below Visible Arts. He’s thought-about a pioneer of “nakige” visible novels, and has primarily contributed as a situation author, lyricist, and musical composer for the video games the corporate produces.
Earlier than forming Key, Maeda labored for the corporate Techniques the place he had a hand within the creation of two video games for that firm, Moon and One: Kagayaku Kisetsu e. After forming Key, Maeda has put a lot work into such titles as Kanon, Air, Clannad, Little Busters!, Angel Beats!, Charlotte, Summer time Pockets, and The Day I Turned a God. He’s additionally the creator of a manga sequence titled Hibiki’s Magic.