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|Born||January 3, 1975
Mie Prefecture, Japan
|Occupation||Author, composer, lyricist, manga author|
|Genre||Drama, fantasy, romance|
|Notable works||Kanon, Air, Clannad, Little Busters!, Angel Beats!, Charlotte, Summer Pockets, The Day I Became a God|
Jun Maeda (麻枝 准code: ja is deprecated , Maeda Jun, born January 3, 1975) is a Japanese writer and co-founder of the visual novel brand Key under Visual Arts. He is considered a pioneer of nakige visual novels, and has mainly contributed as a scenario writer, lyricist, and musical composer for the games the company produces. His style was originally inspired by James Herbert Brennan, and is influenced by Haruki Murakami's novel Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World.
Originally from Mie, Japan, Maeda graduated from Mie high school and later went on to graduate from Chukyo University with a major in psychology. Before forming Key, Maeda worked for the company Tactics where he had a hand in the creation of two games for that company, Moon and One: Kagayaku Kisetsu e. After forming Key, Maeda has put much work into such titles as Kanon, Air, Clannad, Little Busters!, Angel Beats!, Charlotte, Summer Pockets, and The Day I Became a God. He is also the author of a manga series titled Hibiki's Magic.
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