Founding an Institution

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Takoashi University

Creative Director, John Cadice, discusses the foundation of Takoashi University.

In 2011, Soda Pop Miniatures, before becoming Ninjas, first introduced the strange world of Takoashi University™ with a quirky card game called Tentacle Bento™, and our latest product to join the school, Karate Fight™.  As we were hard at work on our other large projects: Relic Knights: Darkspace Calamity, Super Dungeon Explore, and helping out with Jasco Games’Megaman(R) The Boardgame, and Palladium Books’Robotech(R) RPG Tactics™, our small team was up to its elbows with important projects to grow our business, and create the groundwork for some of our most loved products.

The students of Takoashi University did not remain idle. It was always our dream to bring this world to life with all the characters, intrigue and silliness born from after-school manga, video games, and entire sweeping genres of anime that dungeon exploring and space operas don’t touch. Read More.