The road to “Alefgard”
1978 graduate of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Waseda University has produced many creators of Japanese culture. One of these is Yuji Horii, a pioneer in video game design and creator of the beloved RPG (role-playing game) series Dragon Quest, a long-running franchise celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Horii is a former member of Waseda’s 60-year-old circle Manga Kenkyu-kai (Man-ken) and his experiences at Man-ken and the people he met there have greatly impacted his life.