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Where Gaming Dies

A hub for all things Suda51 related that aren’t covered in their own subsection.

Super Fire Pro Wrestling III: Final Bout

Released on December 29th 1993

Suda51’s directorial debut under Human Entertainment; a sequel to the popular Firepro Wrestling series.

Super Fire Pro Wrestling Special

Released on December 22nd 1994

Suda51’s very first outing as a writer; He is responsible for the “Champion Road” scenario in the game, following the career of rising star Morio Smith, which has been partially translated by Shadowmaster. An interactive version of the translation is also available.

• Art scans (Archive)
Story summary (Archive)
Translation (Archive)
Interactive translation (Archive)

S.U.D.A. (Super Universal Deadly Association)

Published from February the 23rd 2005

A column ran by Suda51 covering a variety of topics published on Continue Magazine by Ohta Publishing beginning on issue 20.


Between March 2006 and April 2007

HIDECHAN! Radio was a podcast ran by Hideo Kojima on his own blog, Hideblog, between December of 2005 and August of 2008. Through its original run, Suda Goichi made several appearances on the broadcast.


Released between April 2006 and 2009

A talk show in which Suda51 and Mask de Uh (who would later make an appearance in No More Heroes as the store owner of the eponymous Area 51 fashion store) discussed western games for a Japanese audience. Episodes were released through the Famitsuwave series of DVDs between 2006 and 2009. Two live events, called “Illegal gathering of western games”, were held respectively in 2006 at Ebisu Tower Café and in 2008 at Roppongi Super Deluxe, for which Mask de Uh designed two exclusive t-shirts.

Illegal gathering of western games 2K8 part 1
Illegal gathering of western games 2K8 part 2
IGOWG 2K6 exclusive t-shirt
IGOWG 2K8 exclusive t-shirt

Sujo Gun Fighting Golden Street

Published from April the 17th 2006

A column ran by Suda51 and Masahiro Yuki published on Continue Magazine by Ohta Publishing beginning on issue 27.

Death Sentence

Published on October the 25th 2006

The first volume of Comics BEAM – Fellows! contained a one-shot manga written by Goichi Suda and drawn by Kazuhiro Sasaki. The publication was soon re-launched as just “Fellows!” and eventually as “Harta”.

Yakuza 2 / Ryu Ga Gotoku 2

Released on December 7th 2006

Suda51 lent his “voice” to the coliseum fighter “Mask de Yakuza” (Patriarch of the Yamazaki clan), following the “Mask de” naming convention which originated in Firepro and also appeared in Killer7. It was incorrectly translated as “Masked Yakuza” in the west. He did not reprise his role in the remake.

Footage of the encounter


Published on September the 20th 2008

A long running Famitsu column in which Suda51, again with Mask de Uh, reviewed western games in text format. A book collecting them was later released by Famitsu in 2008.


Published from issue 1179 (July the 21st 2011) to issue 1289 (August the 29th 2013)

A partially autobiographical column ran by Suda51 on Weekly Famitsu between 2011 and 2013. Unfortunately it has not been fully collected; Some excerpts are available on the Suda51 Official Complete Book.


Released on December 14th 2011

A radio drama, penned by Suda51, acting as a prequel to the Hideo Kojima game “Snatcher”. It was originally released episodically on Konami’s own website from September to December 2011 and later collected in a double CD set. It was meant to be the beginning of several Snatcher-related projects in which Kojima and Suda would cooperate, but unfortunately those never came to be.

• Art scans (Archive)
Fan translation (Archive)

Liberation Maiden: SIN

Released on December 5th 2013

A visual novel produced by 5pb. (now known as Mages inc.), sequel to the original Liberation Maiden. While Grasshopper as a company was not involved in its development, Suda51 still worked on the game as a supervisor and penned some of the scenarios.

Famitsu interview (Archive)
Original Soundtrack and Drama CD art scans (Archive)

Kiteru 51 Indie

Published from 2014

A column ran by Suda51 on Dengeki Playstation discussing his favourite indie titles.

Tsukikage no Tokio

Released on April the 6th 2015

An anime short written by Suda51 for the Japan Animator Expo in which Tokio, a young boy assigned to the Moon, must protect the Earth from alien invaders with his mech.

Fan translation (Archive)

Makkana Onnanoko

Published between February the 5th and April the 8th 2016

An episodic story penned by Suda51 published weekly as part of the “Fable51” Famitsu column, which also included a reprint of Killer is Dead. The column abruptly ceased publication on April 2016, leaving both stories incomplete.

Fable51 home page (Archive)
PDF printouts

SUDA51: Le punk du jeu vidéo japonais

Published on May the 5th 2017

A french biography of Suda51 penned by Mehdi Debbabi-Zourgani and published by Pixnlove.

Fire Pro Wrestling World: Champion Road Beyond

Released on February the 27th 2020

A DLC for the spike-chunsoft title Fire Pro Wrestling World, Champion Road Beyond is actually a sequel to the very first scenario ever written by Suda, Champion Road for Super Fire Pro Wrestling Special. It follows the wrestling career of Morio Sumisu’s son together with the newcomer Notorious.