It was just a few short weeks ago at E3 when we first learned that the next project from Platinum Games' Kenji Saito would be a full-fledged Transformers action game called Transformers: Devastation. But with Transformers expected out in just a few months, one might wonder: What's next for the Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance director?
If Saito has any say in the matter, his next title could be Platinum's first foray into games based on anime. Asked by a fan if he'd be interested in making a game based off the Gatchaman franchise or Tatsunoko's Karas OVA, he instead replied:
@TheBudgiecat I want to make the KillLaKill or Berserk.— 齋藤健治 (@PG_saito) July 10, 2015
That's right: Saito's two frontrunners for anime-turned-games are Trigger Inc.'s 2013 action-comedy series Kill La Kill and the '90s manga Berserk, which is currently undergoing its second anime adaptation at the hands of Studio 4°C.
Whether Saito's desire will ever amount to anything real is anyone's guess — although it's worth noting that Platinum Games designer Hideki Kamiya's well-documented wish for the studio to develop a Star Fox game has come true, so it seems anything's possible.
For more from Saito, check out our in-depth video interview with him from E3 2015 on Transformers: Devastation.