View Full Version : Segata Sanshiro - The Legend

October 23rd, 2006, 14:21
By the end of 1997, the Sega Saturn had completely failed in the United States, and Japanese sales were in trouble as well. Sega knew it had to come up with a genius marketing plan to stay competitive. And there was only one man for the job: SEGATA SANSHIRO.


This short documentary traces the life and death of one of the greatest video game advertising icons ever.

watch it

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October 23rd, 2006, 19:25
Segata Sanshiro must be revived. He wasn't in the Dreamcast era :(

Fear and Loathing
October 23rd, 2006, 21:14
Had heard about the adverts before but never saw them until now. That really is genius :D

October 29th, 2006, 18:37
I remember seeing them, they were pretty funny. He also did many game commercials which you can find over google or youtube if you guys don't know of him.