Sonic Creator Arrested Again Over Final Fantasy Shares

It was only three weeks ago that we reported the astonishing news that Yuji Naka, the creator of Sonic The Hedgehog, had been arrested over allegations of insider training in relation to Dragon Quest. Now, it’s being reported that he’s been arrested again for similar charges, this time allegedly regarding shares bought before the 2021 … Read more

Yuji Naka Has Reportedly Been Arrested Again Over Final Fantasy Insider Trading

Image: via Twitter (@nakayuji) Update [Wed 7th Dec, 2022 12:30 GMT]: Yuki Naka has reportedly been arrested again over potential insider trading, this time related to the mobile title Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier. As reported by Asahi and VGC, Naka and former Square-Enix developer Taisuke Sazaki were arrested for allegedly investing in ‘ATeam … Read more

Yuji Naka Reportedly Arrested During Square Enix Insider Trading Investigation

Image: via Twitter (@nakayuji) Yuji Naka – the co-creator of Sonic and the more recent release Balan Wonderworld – has reportedly been arrested during an ongoing Square Enix insider trading investigation. This follows the arrest of Square Enix employees Taisuke Sazaki and Fumiaki Suzuki, who allegedly acquired stock in Japanese game development company ‘Aiming’ prior … Read more

Sonic Co-Creator Yuji Naka Arrested Over Dragon Quest Game

Over the past 24 hours a number of people in Japan—including a Square Enix employee—have been arrested on insider trading charges related to a Dragon Quest game announcement. Legendary Sega designer Yuji Naka is reportedly among them. The scandal centers around a studio called Aiming, which in 2020 was announced as the developer of a … Read more