Man, this photo (which I found here) is amazing. Keiji Inafune is blowing out candles on a cake, but the weird perspective flattens the depth and makes it look like he’s about to plant a big ol’ smooch on Mega Man’s fanny. Yup.
Anyway, please think of this article as the sequel to last week’s piece on Section-Z. It was the prelude to the greatness Capcom realized with Mega Man. Like bullpen exercises before taking the mound. That’s a valid sports metaphor, right? I don’t really do sports, but I seem to have some vague impression that I’m on the right path there.