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Toshihiro Nagoshi

Also Known As

  • Toshijiro Nagoshi

Game Credits

Business

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

Production

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (2016)   (Executive Supervisors)
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)
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)
Yakuza: Dead Souls (2011)   (General Director)
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: Free Riders (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)
The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Return (2008)   (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)   (Producer)
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)
Spikers Battle (2001)   (Producer)
Super Monkey Ball (2001)   (Producer)
Spikeout: Digital Battle Online (1998)   (Producer)
Virtua Fighter 3tb (1998)   (Supervisor)
Daytona USA Deluxe (1996)   (Supervisor)
 

Design

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)
Spikeout: Digital Battle Online (1998)   (Chief Designer)
 

Art/Graphics

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

Audio

Burning Rival (1992)   (Voice Cast)
 

Support

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

Thanks

Super Monkey Ball Jr. (2002)   (Extra Special Thanks)
Daytona USA (1995)   (Special Thanks)
Burning Rival (1992)   (Special Thanks)
 

Other

Crush (2012)   (Chief Producers)
Yakuza 4 (2010)   (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.

Nagoshi has worked on several other arcade games, as well as some designed for home consoles. He launched the Yakuza franchise in 2005. In 2009 Nagoshi became the R&D Creative Officer of Sega of Japan's Consumer Division. In 2012 he was appointed to a position on Sega's board of directors as well as Chief Creative Officer at Sega Japan.

Last updated: Oct 20, 2016