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Jun Maeda ( lang = "ja"> 麻 枝 准 ) is a Japanese writer , born January 3, and co-founder of Key Studio. He is considered one of the pioneers of the visual novel, including nakige (泣 き ゲ ー "teardrop game"), and has mainly contributed as author, lyricist and composer to the games produced by the studio. His style was originally inspired by James Herbert Brennan, and is influenced by The End Times of Haruki Murakami.
His birth name in Kanji is written Maeda Jun ( lang = "ja"> 前 田 純 < / span> > ) , although there is no change in pronunciation. Originally from Mie Prefecture, Japan, he graduated from Mie High School and Nagoya Chūkyō University, where he obtained a degree in Psychology. Prior to Key's creation, Maeda worked for Tactics, where he was responsible for designing two of his games, Moon. and One: Kagayaku Kisetsu e.
Following their success, he decided to found his own studio, alongside some members of their development team, including Shinji Orito and Itaru Hinoue. After the creation of Key, Maeda's involvement is greatly reflected in such well-known titles as Kanon, Air, Clannad, Little Busters !, Angel Beats! and Charlotte. He is also the scriptwriter of the manga Hibiki's Magic, designed by Izumi Rei.