While the upcoming Ask Iwata book, a carefully selected collection of conversations and snippets from the Ask Iwata series of interviews, is being released in English on 13th April, it’s been announced that the book is being translated into more languages. The book, also known as ‘Iwata-San’ will be released in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Hungarian, Russian, Korean, Traditional Chinese, and Simplified Chinese.
The French translation is on track to being released on 1st April, while the German version will be available to purchase from 20th April. The Spanish and Simplified Chinese translations will be available later this year.
If you’re interested in buying Ask Iwata and reading what will undoubtedly be a warming selection of quotes from the late president of Nintendo who sadly passed away in 2015, then take a look at the description taken from Amazon UK below:
In this motivational collection, Satoru Iwata addresses diverse subjects such as locating bottlenecks, how success breeds resistance to change, and why programmers should never say no. Drawn from the “Iwata Asks” series of interviews with key contributors to Nintendo games and hardware, and featuring conversations with renowned Mario franchise creator Shigeru Miyamoto and creator of EarthBound Shigesato Itoi, Ask Iwata offers game fans and business leaders an insight into the leadership, development, and design philosophies of one of the most beloved figures in gaming history.