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Tomonobu Itagaki

Also Known As

  • 板垣伴信

Game Credits

Production

Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword (2008)   (Executive Producer)
Ninja Gaiden II (2008)   (Producer)
Dead or Alive: Xtreme 2 (2006)   (Executive Producer)
Ninja Gaiden (2004)   (Directors)
Dead or Alive: Xtreme Beach Volleyball (2003)   (Producer)
Dead or Alive 2 (1999)   (Producer and Director)
Dead or Alive (1996)   (Producer)
 

Design

Super Swing Golf (2006)   (Adviser)
Dead or Alive Ultimate (2004)   (Producer and Director)
Dead or Alive: Xtreme Beach Volleyball (2003)   (Game Design)
 

Programming/Engineering

Tecmo Super Bowl (1993)   (Graphic Engineer)
 

Art/Graphics

Kagero: Deception II (1998)   (Character Motion Special Thanks)
 

Video/Cinematics

Dead or Alive Ultimate (2004)   (Setting)
 

Audio

Ninja Gaiden II (2008)   (Drunken Skeleton Performed by)
 

Thanks

Halo 3 (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Trapt (2005)   (Special Thanks )
Tecmo Super Bowl III: Final Edition (1994)   (Special Thanks)
Tecmo Super Bowl II: Special Edition (1994)   (Special Thanks)
 

Other

Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly (2003)   (Special Adviser)
 


Developer Biography

Tomonobu Itagaki is considered the mastermind behind the Dead or Alive series. He was with Tecmo as Creative Officer and also the leader of the development team Team Ninja until an official announcement on 14th May 2008 where he announced to sue the company for unlawful acts as unreasonable and disingenuous statements made towards him by Tecmo president Yoshimi Yasuda, claiming damages in total of 148 million yen. It also said that he would leave the company on 1st July 2008.

Last updated: Jun 03, 2008