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Space Channel 5 VR Kinda Funky News Flash — Okamura Mineko (岡村峰子)

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Release Date: 08/13/2020

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First-ever review of Space Channel 5 VR in May 2018, the day before the official opening of VRLA.

Okamura-san is the CEO of Grounding, an independent video-game company based in Japan and currently developing the virtual reality sequel to one of SEGA's most successful and bizarre games ever: Space Channel 5, a visionary music game first released in the late 90s where Ulala, a space news reporter in the 25th century, saves humanity by defeating evil aliens through dance moves and singing, sometimes even helped by Michael Jackson as Space Michael. As one of the few executive women and entrepreneurs in a male-dominated videogames industry, before founding her own company Okamura-san worked on many legendary SEGA games and developers like Tetsuya Mizuguchi's REZ, a musical shooter inspired by Kandinskji's work as a painter.

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