The Kojima Standard: 5 Attributes to Good Entertainment

~ Norman Reedus, Mads Mikkelsen, and Hideo Kojima. Needless to say, this pic goes hard.
Another world exists that I must experience. A genus of people exists who I must meet. I must inhale the air they breathe — share their world at all costs.” ~ Hideo Kojima
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The Creative Gene (2021) book blurb: The ferociously talented Hideo Kojima, creator of Metal Gear Solid and Death Stranding, shares his perspective on the stories and movies that influenced his work! ~ Ever since he was a child, Metal Gear Solid and Death Stranding creator Hideo Kojima was a voracious consumer of movies, music, and books. They ignited his passion for stories and storytelling, and the results can be seen in his groundbreaking, iconic video games. Now the head of independent studio Kojima Productions, Kojima’s enthusiasm for entertainment media has never waned. This collection of essays explores some of the inspirations behind one of the titans of the video game industry, and offers an exclusive insight into one of the brightest minds in pop culture.

#1 — Time Killer

I googled “time killer” and this was one of the top results. Need to watch it now. Hong Kong cinema undefeated. ~ Fulltime Killer (2001)

#2 — Gift Power to Survive Tomorrow

#3 — Teach Unknown Worlds and Flourish Life

#4 — Push Dilemmas and Change Way of Life

#5 — MEME Spread

~ Keanu and Kojima. Another pic that goes hard.
~ My personal favorite Kojima quote, through Solid Snake.



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