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Shinji Futami

Also Known As

  • S. Futami
  • Shinji Tyler Futami
  • Shinji Tylor Futami

Game Credits

Business

Crimson Shroud (2012)   (Senior Vice President)
Death by Cube (2010)   (Senior Director of Product Strategy and Global Communications)
0 day Attack on Earth (2009)   (Senior Director of Product Strategy and Global Communications)
The Legend of Kage 2 (2008)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon (2007)   (Executive Director)
Soul Blazer (1992)   (ENIX staff)
 

Production

Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 (2011)   (Vice President of Development and Support)
Space Bust-A-Move (2008)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales (2007)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift (2007)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Heroes of Mana (2007)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Terranigma (1995)   (Producers)
Robotrek (1994)   (Producer)
Illusion of Gaia (1993)   (Producer)
Dragon Warrior IV (1990)   (Project Coordinator)
 

Quality Assurance

Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth (2006)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Dragon Quest VI: Maboroshi no Daichi (1995)   (Test Play)
 

Marketing

Dragon Quest Wars (2009)   (Senior Director of Marketing Strategy & Communications)
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Echoes of Time (2009)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days (2009)   (Senior Director of Marketing Strategy and Communications)
Thexder Neo (2009)   (Senior Director of Marketing Strategy and Communications)
Crystal Defenders (2008)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Dissidia: Final Fantasy (2008)   (Senior Director of Marketing Strategy & Communications)
Exit DS (2008)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years (2008)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories (2008)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
The Last Remnant (2008)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Star Ocean: First Departure (2008)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume (2008)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing )
Final Fantasy (2007)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Ring of Fates (2007)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Final Fantasy II (2007)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Final Fantasy IV (2007)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings (2007)   (Executive Director, Marketing)
The World Ends with You (2007)   (Executive Director, Marketing)
Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII (2006)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Final Fantasy XII (2006)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Grandia III (2005)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (2004)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Dragon Quest V: Tenkū no Hanayome (2004)   (Promotion Staff)
Grandia Xtreme (2002)   (Software Promotion)
Endnesia (2001)   (Software Promotion Planning Div.)
Super Galdelic Hour (2001)   (Software Promotion Division)
Ore ga Kantoku da!: Gekitō Pennant Race (2000)   (Promotion (プロモーション))
 

Public Relations

Drakengard 2 (2006)   (Business Manager)
Star Ocean: Till the End of Time (2004)   (Promotion Staff)
Dragon Quest Monsters: Caravan Heart (2003)   (Promotion)
Star Ocean: Blue Sphere (2001)   (Software Promotion)
Rakugaki Showtime (1999)   (Friendly Advertising People (やさしい こうこくセンデンのみなさん))
 

Technology

Bust a Groove 2 (1999)   (Software Planning Dept)
 

Support

Mystic Ark (1995)   (Enix Staff)
ActRaiser (1990)   (Enix Staff)
 

Thanks

Dark Void Zero (2010)   (Special Thanks)
Front Mission Evolved (2010)   (Very Special Thanks)
Final Fantasy XIII (2009)   (Special Thanks)
Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Fullmetal Alchemist 2: Curse of the Crimson Elixir (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Fullmetal Alchemist and the Broken Angel (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Mahōjin GuruGuru 2 (1996)   (Collaboration Thanks)
ActRaiser 2 (1993)   (Special Thanks)
 

Other

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (2007)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings (2007)   (Executive Director, Sales)
The World Ends with You (2007)   (Executive Director, Sales)
Kingdom Hearts II (2005)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Radiata Stories (2005)   (Executive Director:)
Astronōka (1998)   (Enix Staff)
Final Fantasy Tactics (1997)   (Executive Director, Sales & Marketing)
Mischief Makers (1997)   (Enix Staff )
Star Ocean (1996)   (Enix Staff)
Dragon Warrior III (1988)   (Enix Staff)
 


Developer Biography

Shinji joined Enix Corporation in 1990 as a Business Development and Overseas Sales.

In 1994, he became a game producer and produced "Terranigma", "Illusion Of Gaia (Illusion Of Time)", "Myst" and others were released in Japan, US and EU.

In 1999, he became a Marketing Producer for Dragon Quest, Star Ocean and the others of all Enix Products, and total over 12 million unit record of achievement in Japan.

In April 2003, Square Co., Ltd. and Enix Corporation, two of the video game industry’s leading companies, merged to form a new entity, Square Enix Co., Ltd.

He was appointed Executive Director of Sales and Marketing in Square Enix U.S.A. in 2005 and has since overseen the launches of other Square Enix hits including FINAL FANTASY XII, Kingdom Hearts II, Dragon Quest VIII, DIRGE of CERBERUS-FINAL FANTASY VII, CRISIS CORE -FINAL FANTASY VII, The World Ends With You, and others.

Last updated: Sep 06, 2008