Today on November 3, Japanese Government announced 4,079 Japanese citizens and 135 foreigners who will receive awards under the 2018 Autumn Conferment of Decorations for their achievements in various fields. 87-year-old Koichi Sugiyama, internationally known as the music composer for the popular video game series Dragon Quest, is one of the 1,891 civilians. Hit the jump for more details.
NHK, Japan's national public broadcasting service, is hosting a TV special that looks back at 3 decades of video game history for the long-running and perennially popular JRPG series, Dragon Quest. Hit the jump to learn more.
Conductor, composer, and orchestrator Koichi Sugiyama - best known internationally for his work on Square Enix's Dragon Quest games - was recently honored with his 2nd Guinness World Record award: as of January 28, 2016, Mr. Sugiyama is on record as the "Oldest videogame music composer". Hit the jump to learn more.
The Dragon Quest concert series is concluding its 2015 run with a special performance on December 31, 2015, at the Tokyo International Forum in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.