Naoto Ohshima

Also Known As

  • Naoto Oshima
  • Rocky Nao
  • Bigisland
  • Big Island

Game Credits


Blinx 2: Masters of Time & Space (2004)   (Directors)


Yoshi's New Island (2014)   (Development Producer)
echoshift (2010)   (Producer)
FlingSmash (2010)   (Senior Producers)
Ju-on: The Grudge (2009)   (Chief Producer)
Vampire Rain (2007)   (Producer)
Blue Dragon (2006)   (Executive Producers )
Yoshi's Island DS (2006)   (Senior Producers)
Yoshi Topsy-Turvy (2004)   (Producers)


Sonic CD (2011)   (Director)
Blinx 2: Masters of Time & Space (2004)   (Game Designers)
Blinx the Time Sweeper (2002)   (Game Designers)
Ghost Vibration (2002)   (Game Designers)
Pinobee: Wings of Adventure (2001)   (Character Designers (Artoon))
Burning Rangers (1998)   (Director)
Christmas NiGHTS into Dreams... (1996)   (Director)
NiGHTS into Dreams... (1996)   (Director)
Knuckles' Chaotix (1995)   (Original Character Concept)
Sonic CD (1993)   (Director)
Sonic the Hedgehog (1991)   (Character Design)
Fatal Labyrinth (1990)   (Designer)
Phantasy Star II (1989)   (Design)
Phantasy Star (1987)   (Design)


Sonic Adventure (1998)   (Story Event Coordinator)


The King of Fighters EX: Neo Blood (2002)   (Art Directors)
Burning Rangers (1998)   (Graphic Artists)
Sonic Adventure (1998)   (Event Motion Designers)
Sonic R (1997)   (Graphic Advisors)
Christmas NiGHTS into Dreams... (1996)   (Visual Designers)
Sonic the Hedgehog (1991)   (Character Design)
Last Battle (1989)   (Art Director)
SpellCaster (1989)   (Designer)
Tommy Lasorda Baseball (1989)   (Fielder Designer)
Kujakuō (1988)   (Designer)
Space Harrier 3-D (1988)   (Art Designer)


Sonic Adventure (1998)   (CG Movie Producer)


Sonic Jam (1997)   (Supervisor)


The Last Story (2011)   (Special Thanks)
Lost Odyssey (2007)   (Special thanks)
Kessen (2000)   (Special Thanks (Sound))
Sonic Robo Blast 2 (1998)   (In Fond Memory Of)
SegaSonic The Hedgehog (1993)   (Special Thanks)
Sonic Eraser (1991)   (Special Thanks)


Sonic 3D Blast (1996)   (Advisors (SOJ))

Developer Biography

Naoto Ohshima is a former employee of SEGA who designed the original characters of Sonic the Hedgehog and Doctor Robotnik, from the Sonic the Hedgehog series. In the nineties he left the company and joined Artoon Co., Ltd..

The literal translation of his name is Big Island.

Last updated: Jul 15, 2009