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Koichi Ishii

Also Known As

  • 石井浩一
  • Kouichi Ishii

Game Credits


The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (2011)   (Producer)
Heroes of Mana (2007)   (Producer)
Children of Mana (2006)   (Executive Producer)
Sword of Mana (2003)   (Producer)
Final Fantasy II (2001)   (Supervisor)
Final Fantasy (2000)   (Supervisor)


Children of Mana (2006)   (Game Design)
Final Fantasy III (2006)   (Job Character Design)
Final Fantasy I & II: Dawn of Souls (2004)   (Original Development)
Sword of Mana (2003)   (Game Design)
Final Fantasy Origins (2002)   (Original Development)
Final Fantasy II (2001)   (Game Design)
Legend of Mana (1999)   (Director)
SaGa Frontier (1997)   (Associate Director)
Seiken Densetsu 3 (1995)   (Director of Game Design)
Secret of Mana (1993)   (Director, Chief Game Design, Animation / Monster Design)
Final Fantasy Adventure (1991)   (Director)
The Final Fantasy Legend (1989)   (Cartography)
Final Fantasy II (1988)   (Game Design)


Sword of Mana (2003)   (Original Story)
The Final Fantasy Legend (1989)   (Scenario Staff)


Final Fantasy (2007)   (Graphics Supervisor)
Final Fantasy II (2007)   (Graphics Supervisor)
Sword of Mana (2003)   (Monster Design)
Seiken Densetsu 3 (1995)   (Character)
Final Fantasy V (1992)   (Graphics Supervisor)
Final Fantasy III (1990)   (Obj Design)
The Final Fantasy Legend (1989)   (Card Graphics)


D-2 (1999)   (Sound Program Supported by Sega (Digital media planning dept.))


Final Fantasy Anthology: European Edition (2002)   (Special Thanks to)
Final Fantasy Anthology (1999)   (Special Thanks To)
Final Fantasy V (1992)   (Special Thanks To)
Final Fantasy II (1991)   (Special Thanks)


Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon (2007)   (Senior Chocobo Wrangler)
Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales (2007)   (Senior Chocobo Wrangler)
Final Fantasy II (2007)   (Original Development)
Final Fantasy (2000)   (Original Development)

Developer Biography

Koichi Ishii has been with Square (now Square Enix) since 1987. Initially brought in as a game designer for Final Fantasy, he eventually brought the Seiken Densetsu project back together in 1991 after it was cancelled in 1987. He has directed and/or produced every game in the Seiken Densetsu series, including the remake of the first one for Game Boy Advance (Sword of Mana). He produces other games for Square, but he is still known as the father of the Seiken Densetsu series.

Last updated: Sep 02, 2006