It was on the occasion of the Opening Night Live of Gamescom 2022, Hideo Kojima made a video appearance, to announce a new video game? No, to formalize the launch of a podcast to come in September on Spotify, and called ” Hideo Kojima presents Brain Structure“. This will be offered in both Japanese and English, exclusively on Spotify for free and premium subscribers.
A podcast made in Hideo Kojima on Spotify
“Hideo Kojima presents Brain Structure” aims to reveal the genius behind the ideas and creativity of Hideo Kojima. The latter will address several of his favorite subjects: games, films, books, art, philosophy and society. Hideo Kojima will also have the opportunity to discuss exciting topics with various guests, including prominent national and international personalities as well as renowned creators from various backgrounds (business, technology and entertainment).
In addition, the voice of Geoff Keighley will be heard regularly in the podcast; he is a close friend of Hideo Kojima. A Canadian journalist and television host specializing in video games, he will present the latest news on games and technology as part of a special column.
Japanese music creator Michiharu Shimoda, known as Silent Poets and renowned for producing the ending theme for the hit game Death Stranding, will compose the opening music for Hideo Kojima’s podcast.
” I wanted to share my ideas with a global audience and found Spotify to be the best way to communicate with all my fans and friends around the world.“said Hideo Kojima. ” It’s an ambitious approach to release every episode in both Japanese and English, but I’m looking forward to having a good time sharing my creative inspiration with listeners around the world. »
” At Spotify, we seek to work with the best creators to bring exciting podcasts to life, to bring a new dimension to entertainment while bringing fans closer to what they love.“said Chieko Nishi, Head of Studios Japan at Spotify. ” Hideo Kojima’s podcasts will allow more listeners to enjoy his insights, while supporting his own desire to transcend boundaries. »
The first episode of “Hideo Kojima presents Brain Structure” will be released on September 8, and new episodes will air every Thursday at 2 p.m.