The technology is not on par with Western games, and it also seems like developers are losing their passion to stick with their vision because they are being overwhelmed by costs or market trends...on top of this, developers need to take on a project with the confidence and strength to stick with their vision. Everything I mentioned here applies to me personally, as well, and they are all things I would like to bring to fruition with my next project.
Akitoshi Kawazu is the creator of the SaGa series of games for Square. He has served as producer, director and game designer on numerous titles for Square since his earliest work on the original Final Fantasy and Final Fantasy II titles for the NES. He served as producer and director of Final Fantasy Legend and Final Fantasy II, produced and directed Romancing SaGa, Romancing SaGa 2, and Romancing SaGa 3, while producing and contributing to the scenario on SaGa Frontier, SaGa Frontier 2, and Unlimited SaGa. He has had a similar influence upon the Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles series on multiple platforms.