International Game developers Association (IGDA) Japan chapter announces that on 23th June 2012, the association held its first meeting for the purpose of incorporating it as a non-profitable organization. It aims to complete the registration process and re-launch as an NPO in January 2013.
The association’s goal to support Japanese game industry and its communities, and it believes incorporating as an NPO is a step forward to achieve the goal.
Chief Director Kenji Ono (Game journalist)
Co-cheif Director Kiyoshi Shin (Journalist <Games/IT>, Adjunct instructor at Ritsumeikan University College of Image Arts and Sciences
Co-cheif Director Toshifumi Nakabayashi (Cyberz Inc. CEO)
Director Katsuteru Takahashi (Independent editor and System Engineer)
Director Yu Matsui (groovesync, inc.)
Director Shinzi Yamane (Assistant professor at Aoyama gakuin University Human Innovation Research Center)
Director Kenzi Matsubara (Zynga Japan K.K. CEO)
Inspector Yusuke Takeuchi (LA CITADELLE LLC. President)
Inspector Takayuki Itagaki