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Also as somewhat of a Bad Ass. When one guest (Hawkeye) made a small joke at Iwata's expense, Iwata's response is a deadly-serious "How dare you threaten Iwata-san?".
Squick: Their reaction to Doki Doki Majo Shinpan or as they later dubbed it, the "Meh Witch Touching Project". The object of the game, to identify witches masquerading as schoolgirls by ostensibly feeling them up to find a witch mark, did not rub well with them to the point where their ratings, usually in numbered percentages, all merely readNO.
Tear Jerker: The Iwata Asks page of the very last issue, in which Iwata (as noted above, a Smug Snake who begins nearly every line with a laugh) is interviewing Mr Grey and Mr Beige, the "corporate overlords" who closed the magazine.
Iwata: [Laughs] If we can still sell Kirby games in 2012, surely it is possible to sell honest journalism too. When did their demise begin?