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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.

  • Art and manual scans
  • Official Guidebook
  • Encyclopedia

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 Sumisu, which has been partially translated by Shadowmaster. An interactive version of the translation is also available.


Published from February 23rd 2005

A column ran by Suda51, acronym of “Super Universal Deadly Association”, covering a variety of topics published on Continue Magazine by Ohta Publishing beginning on issue 20.

HOPPER’s Live Events

From December 30th 2005 to March 17th 2018

A series of live events hosted by Suda51 and featuring a variety of guests from the gaming industry and Grasshopper Manufacture itself.


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.

Sujo Gun Fighting Golden Street

Published from issue 27 (April 17th 2006) to issue 29 (August 2006)

A three-part column ran by Suda51 and Masahiro Yuki with illustrations by Haku Nakagawa, published on Continue Magazine by Ohta Publishing between issues 27 and 29.

Death Sentence

Published on October 25th 2006

The first volume of Comics BEAM (コミックビーム) Fellows!, which was released as a bundle with its second volume, contained a one-shot manga written by Goichi Suda and drawn by Kazuhiro Sasaki. The publication was then re-launched as just “Fellows!” and eventually as “Harta”.

Ryu Ga Gotoku 2 (Yakuza 2)

Released on December 7th 2006

Suda51 lent his “voice” to the coliseum fighter “Mask de Yakuza” (Third 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.


Released from January 2007 to May 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 “Foreign Video Game Unlawful Assembly”, 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.


Published on September 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 21st 2011) to issue 1289 (August 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.

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 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.

Makkana Onnanoko

Published from February 5th to April 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.

SUDA51: Le punk du jeu vidéo japonais

Published on May 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 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.