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Toshihiro Nagoshi

Also Known As

  • Toshijiro Nagoshi

Game Credits


Binary Domain (2012)   (General Director)
Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing (2010)   (R&D Creative Officers)
Shenmue (1999)   (R&D Dept. #4 Supervisor)


Tembo the Badass Elephant (2015)   (Executive Producers)
Puyopuyo Tetris (2014)   (Chief Producers)
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse (2013)   (Executive Producers)
The Cave (2013)   (Executive Producers)
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games: So... (2013)   (Executive Supervisors)
Sonic: Lost World (2013)   (Chief Producers)
Binary Domain (2012)   (General Director)
Hell Yeah!: Wrath of the Dead Rabbit (2012)   (Executive Producers)
The House of the Dead 4 (2012)   (Chief Producers)
NiGHTS into Dreams... (2012)   (Executive Producers)
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II (2012)   (Chief Producers)
Yakuza: Dead Souls (2012)   (General Director)
Puyo Puyo: 20th Anniversary (2011)   (Chief Producers)
Rise of Nightmares (2011)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic: Generations (2011)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic: Generations (2011)   (Chief Producers)
Space Channel 5: Part 2 (2011)   (Chief Producers)
Super Monkey Ball 3D (2011)   (Chief Producers)
Crazy Taxi (2010)   (Chief Producers)
K-ON! Houkago Live!! (2010)   (Chief Producers (チーフプロデューサー))
Resonance of Fate (2010)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic: Colors (2010)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic: Colors (2010)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I (2010)   (Chief Producers)
Super Monkey Ball: Step & Roll (2010)   (Chief Producers)
Vanquish (2010)   (Chief Producer)
Bayonetta (2009)   (Chief Producers)
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games (2009)   (Chief Producers)
Puyo Puyo 7 (2009)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic and the Black Knight (2009)   (Chief Producers)
Phantasy Star Ø (2008)   (Chief Producers)
Phantasy Star Portable (2008)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic: Unleashed (2008)   (Chief Producers)
Sonic: Unleashed (2008)   (Chief Producers)
Thunder Force VI (2008)   (Chief Producers (チーフプロデューサー))
Valkyria Chronicles (2008)   (Chief Producers)
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz (2006)   (Producer)
Spikeout: Battle Street (2005)   (Producer)
Super Monkey Ball Deluxe (2005)   (Producer)
Super Monkey Ball: Touch & Roll (2005)   (Director)
Shining Force: Resurrection of the Dark Dragon (2004)   (Executive Producer)
F-Zero GX (2003)   (Producer)
Sonic Heroes (2003)   (Development Division)
Super Monkey Ball 2 (2002)   (Producer)
Super Monkey Ball Jr. (2002)   (Producer)
Super Monkey Ball (2001)   (Producer)
Virtua Fighter 3tb (1998)   (Supervisor)
Daytona USA Deluxe (1996)   (Supervisor)


Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing (2010)   (Creative Officer)
Yakuza 3 (2009)   (Planning/Original Concept)
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz (2006)   (Director)
Super Monkey Ball Deluxe (2005)   (Director)
Yakuza (2005)   (General Supervisor/Producer)
Super Monkey Ball 2 (2002)   (Director)
Super Monkey Ball Jr. (2002)   (Director)
Super Monkey Ball (2001)   (Director)


Virtua Fighter 3tb (1998)   (Character Modeling Direction)
Virtua Racing (1992)   (Chief Designer)


Super Smash Bros. Brawl (2008)   (Supervisors (Original Games))
Sonic Riders (2006)   (Development Support)
Daytona USA: Championship Circuit Edition (1996)   (Advisers)


Super Monkey Ball Jr. (2002)   (Extra Special Thanks)
Daytona USA (1995)   (Special Thanks)


Crush (2012)   (Chief Producers)
Yakuza 4 (2011)   (General Director)
Yakuza 3 (2009)   (General Director)
Sonic Advance 3 (2004)   (Development Division)
Sonic Heroes (2003)   (Development Division)

Developer Biography

Toshihiro Nagoshi graduated from the Tokyo University of Art and Design in 1989 and joined SEGA shortly thereafter, working for AM2 under Yu Suzuki as a CG designer. He quickly ascended the ranks, and in 1999 became the manager of AM11. When AM11 became Amusement Vision, Nagoshi took the helm as president. While at AM2, Nagoshi designed one of the most famous arcade games: Daytona USA.

Last updated: Feb 28, 2006