For Eiji Aonuma and the rest of the dev team behind The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, it has been a very busy year. The game was finally released on the Nintendo Switch, so it’s only a matter of time before the arrival of the gaming awards season will result in the game winning some awards.
However, Eiji Aomuna has already received some recognition this year that may surprise you. You see, in Frrance, Eiji Aomuna has been named Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters. For all intents and purposes, Aonuma is now a knight. It is actually very common for France to knight non-French people. For example, Shigeru Miyamoto is also a part of the order of the Knights of Arts and Letters in France