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Keiichi Yano

Game Credits

Design

Lips: Party Classics (2010)   (Game Designer)
Lips: Number One Hits (2009)   (Game Designer)
Lips (2008)   (Game Designer)
Elite Beat Agents (2006)   (Director)
Gitaroo Man Lives! (2006)   (Game Design)
Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan (2005)   (Director/Game Design)
Gitaroo Man (2002)   (Game Design / Main Programming)
 

Programming/Engineering

Gitaroo Man Lives! (2006)   (Main Programming)
 

Other

Gitaroo Man (2002)   (Stage3: "'Bee' Jam Blues")
 


Developer Biography

Currently VP of Development of iNiS Corporation, Keiichi Yano is the co-founder of the independent game development company iNiS, which is known for rhythm games such as Gitaroo-man, Ossu! Tatakae! Ouendan, and more recently Elite Beat Agents and Lips. Other notable programming projects include the NFactor2 Realtime 3D Engine and the MixJuice Interactive Music Engine.

Music has been a major part of his life since pre-school and at the University of Southern California where he majored in Jazz Studies. In the rare moments when he's not making games, he can be found jamming on his sax at Tokyo clubs.

Last updated: Dec 11, 2008