See more 'Kingdom Hearts' images on Know Your Meme! What's up motherfuckers, Tetsuya Nomura here. Tetsuya Nomura gets some flack from fans and critics for his characters being over-designed. Kingdom Hearts - "Tetsuya Nomura keeps designing costumes with Belts & Zippers to piss off people who complained about them" Like us on Facebook! Belts and Zippers Saturday, 20 February 2010. Hello. He also has partial creative control of the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII and served as director of the movie Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children. Tetsuya Nomura is one of the lead character designers for Square Enix, and director of the Kingdom Hearts series. Art Nouveau belt buckles are now collectors' items. I think these criticisms started rising up around the same time FFX/Kingdom Hearts came out. I think early 2000's Nomura was when he was at his worst - Sora's ridiculous red onsie in KH1 is abysmal once you really look at it, not to mention a lot of FFX's side characters. I don't think Nomura had much to do with her beyond the design, unless he's whispering into Toriyama's ear. In turn, the graphics developers found a way around by only showing Lulu from the waist up or from behind in many of the CGI scenes. See more 'Kingdom Hearts' images on Know Your Meme! PROTIP: Press the ← and → keys to navigate the gallery, 'g' to view the gallery, or 'r' to view a random image. I will be giving you regular updates on the development of Final Fantasy Versus XIII and Kingdom Hearts 3 (yes it has just entered pre-production). Fucking nice, right? Nomura talks Kingdom Hearts belts and zippers, says he was teased about it . Belts have been documented as male clothing since the Bronze Age.Both sexes have used them off and on, depending on the fashion trends. I’d cite him as one of my biggest influences in a second and I love how he applies elements of modern fashion to his designs, his bold colour choices and colour theming, his adventurous and playful approach… "Tetsuya Nomura keeps designing costumes with Belts & Zippers to piss off people who complained about them" | Kingdom Hearts | Know Your Meme Advanced Search Protips I decided to create one of these blog thingies so that I could connect with my English fanbase. I admit that sometimes his designs can be a bit whacked-out, but for the most part I think they work in the context of the worlds he designs. In the western world, belts have been more common for men, with the exception of the early Middle Ages, late 17th century Mantua, and skirt/blouse combinations between 1901 and 1910. The worst of Tetsuya Nomura. It’s not gone undocumented that Tetsuya Nomura, one of the best-known designers of Final Fantasy characters, has a bit of a thing for belts.Apparently he started including a couple of belts and zippers in his character designs back when he was starting out in his design career; he got a bit of teasing about it from his colleagues, which just made him decide to do it more! Tetsuya Nomura is one of the lead character designers for Square Enix, and director of the Kingdom Hearts series. Tetsuya Nomura is one of my absolute character designers. Pin Tweet. He also has partial creative control of the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII and served as director of the movie Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children. Tetsuya Nomura is a 41 year old director and graphic designer from Kochi Prefecture in Japan. The lover of belts and buckles and zippers, Square Enix director and big man Tetsuya Nomura, will be showing face at E3 this year. He currently works for Square Enix , where most gamers know him from his character designs in the Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts series. Character designer Tetsuya Nomura gave Lulu numerous belts to test the graphics developers to see if they could get the exact combination, number of belts, and overall design correct every time. "Tetsuya Nomura keeps designing costumes with Belts & Zippers to piss off people who complained about them" | Kingdom Hearts | Know Your Meme Advanced Search Protips KH3, meanwhile, I think has incredibly solid designs for all of the main cast.