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Miyamoto To Speak at Kyoto Arts Event

Mario creator to talk gaming with head of manga museum.


If you find yourself in Kyoto tomorrow and want to hear Mario and Donkey Kong creator Shigeru Miyamoto speak, head on over to the Kyoto International Manga Museum. Miyamoto will be hosting a symposium with museum head and anatomist Takeshi Yourou. The two will have a general dialogue centered on video games.

This talk is one of many being held as part of the Japan Media Arts Festival in Kyoto event. This event kicked off on the 2nd and will run through the 11th at the centrally located Kyoto Art Center and Kyoto International Manga Museum. For further details, see the event page (viewable in English and Japanese).

The Miyamoto and Yourou talk will run from 14:00 to 15:30. Anyone can sit in, but only the first 250 people will be accepted. Tickets will be handed out starting at 10:00.

Our two speakers.

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