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Former Final Fantasy Brand Manager Shinji Hashimoto Retires From Square Enix

A Picture Of Shinji Hashimoto, Former Brand Manager For Final Fantasy

Shinji Hashimoto, former Final Fantasy series brand manager and Kingdom Hearts series executive producer, is retiring from Square Enix after a 28-year run. Hashimoto has worked for Square since 1994, where he first worked as co-producer on the original Front Mission.

In a tweet, Hashimoto had this to say:

Thank you for all your hard work, everyone. As of today, May 31, I have retired. Thank you to everyone who everyone who helped me out across the board during my time in office. From now on, I would like to give Square Enix my support as its biggest fan. Thank you so much.

Hashimoto also uploaded a video message you can watch below.

Toshiyuki Itahana, a character designer at Square Enix, also uploaded this adorable piece of artwork celebrating Hashimoto’s tenure at the company.

Stay tuned to RPGFan for more coverage of Square Enix! We all wish Shinji Hashimoto a happy retirement.

Source: Gematsu

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Peter is a news editor for RPGFan, and quite possibly the spooniest bard you'll ever meet. He's also the site's resident Kingdom Hearts fan, Final Fantasy XV apologist, and Yu-Gi-Oh! enthusiast. In between playing video games or writing news, he can usually be found drinking unsafe amounts of caffeinated beverages. He also really likes cats.

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