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Yoshinori Kitase

Game Credits

Production

Final Fantasy XIII (2009)   (Producer)
Dissidia: Final Fantasy (2008)   (Producer)
Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII (2006)   (Producer)
Kingdom Hearts II (2005)   (Co-Producer)
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories (2004)   (Producer (Square Enix Co. Ltd.))
Final Fantasy X-2 (2003)   (Producer)
Final Fantasy X (2001)   (Producer)
Chrono Trigger (1995)   (Directors)
 

Design

Final Fantasy Anthology: European Edition (2002)   (Field Plan)
Final Fantasy Anthology (1999)   (Field Plan)
Final Fantasy VIII (1999)   (Director)
Final Fantasy VII (1997)   (Director)
Chrono Trigger (1995)   (Director)
Final Fantasy III (1994)   (Director)
Romancing SaGa (1992)   (Field Map Design)
Final Fantasy Adventure (1991)   (Scenario)
 

Programming/Engineering

Final Fantasy XIII (2009)   (Crystal Tools Development Staff)
Final Fantasy V (1992)   (Field Plan)
 

Writers

Final Fantasy VII (1997)   (Story by (Square Co. Ltd.))
 

Art/Graphics

Kingdom Hearts (2002)   (Co-Producer)
 

Support

Final Fantasy III (1994)   (Supervisors)
 

Thanks

Final Fantasy XIV Online (2010)   (Crystal Tools)
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Heroes of Mana (2007)   (Special Thanks)
 

Other

Ehrgeiz: God Bless the Ring (1998)   (FF VII Staff)
Final Fantasy V (1992)   (Supervisors)
 


Developer Biography

Yoshinori Kitase (北瀬 佳範), born 23rd September 1966, is a Japanese game director and producer most known for his work on Final Fantasy games. He was the director of Final Fantasy VI (1994), Final Fantasy VII (1997), and Final Fantasy VIII (1999). He was responsible for the direction of cutscenes, musical cues, character movements, timings, etc., a job he described as comparable to that of a movie director.

After Hironobu Sakaguchi resigned as the producer of the series, Kitase took his place and went on to produce Final Fantasy X (2001), Final Fantasy X-2 (2003), and Final Fantasy XIII (2009).

Last updated: May 16, 2012