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Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day! (Nintendo DS)

ESRB Rating
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.

Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day! Credits

Staff Credits

DirectorKōichi Kawamoto
Assitant DirectorsMasamichi Sakaino, Noriko Kitamura
Graphic DesignersTadashi Matsushita, Masani Ueda, Mikio Mishima, Yō Ōnishi
ProgrammersShinji Kitahara, Yoshinori Katsuki, Jun Ito
Sound DirectorMasami Yone
Music CompositionMinako Hamano, Akito Nakatsuka
Manual DesignersNanako Kinoshita, Sachiko Nakamichi
Support ProgrammersYuki Moriwaki, Yasuyuki Tahara, Shunsuke Murotani, Takeshi Shimada
Data Compression EngineerHirohito Yoshimoto
Technical SupportYoshito Yasuda, Shintaro Jikumaru, Hironobu Kakui
NCL Product TestingYoshinori Oie, Yasuhiro Matsumoto, Yusuke Amano, Super Mario Club
CoordinatorsYoshie Oku, Masaki Tawara
Special ThanksKimiko Nakamichi, Tomoaki Kuroume, Naoya Morimura, Yoshihiro Matsushima, Hideki Fujii, Hiroshi Akune, Aya Oyama, Kanae Kobata, Eriko Kimura, Hisako Ohshoji, Yu Kitai
North American LocalizationAlan Averill, Scot Ritchey
Localization ManagementJeff Miller, Leslie Swan, William Trinen, Nathan Bihldorff

NOA Product Testing

Progress ManagementMasaru Nishita
ProducerShinya Takahashi
SupervisorRyuta Kawashima
Executive ProducerSatoru Iwata

Works used in "Reading Aloud"

English LiteratureLouisa May Alcott (Little Women), Sherwood Anderson (Winesburg Ohio), Jane Austen (Emma - Pride and Prejudiece - Sense and Sensibility), Ambrose Bierce (An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge), Emily Brontë (Wuthering Heights), William Wells Brown (Clotelle: A Tale of Southern States), Lewis Carroll (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland), Kate O'Flaherty Chopin (The Awakening), Joseph Conrad (Heart of Darkness), James Fenimore Cooper (The Last of the Mohicans), Stephen Crane (The Red Badge of Courage), Daniel Defoe (Robinson Crusoe), Charles Dickens (A Christmas Carol - Great Expectations - A Tale of Two Cities), Fredrick Douglass (My Bondage and My Freedom), Arthur Conan Doyle (The Hound of the Baskervilles - The Lost World), Alexandre Dumas père (The Count of Monte Cristo), George Eliot (Middlemarch - Silas Marner), Ralph Waldo Emerson (Essays--First Series), Henry Fielding (The History of Tom Jones), Benjamin Franklin (The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin), Nathaniel Hawthorne (The Scarlet Letter), O. Henry (The Gift of the Magi), Washington Irving (The Legend of Sleepy Hollow), Henry Jacobs (Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Written by Herself), Henry James (The Turn of the Screw), Abraham Lincoln (The Gettysburg Address), Jack London (The Call of the Wild - To Build a Fire - White Fang), Herman Melville (Bartleby the Scrivener - Moby Dick), Thomas Paine (The American Crisis), Edgar Allan Poe (The Cask of Amontillado - The Pit and the Pendulum - The Tell-Tale Heart), Samuel Richardson (Pamela or Virtue Rewarded), Mary Shelley (Frankenstein), Laurence Sterne (The Life and Opinions of Tristam Shandy Gentleman), Robert Louis Stevenson (The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - Treasure Island), Bram Stoker (Dracula), Harriet Beecher Stowe (Uncle Tom’s Cabin), Jonathan Swift (Gulliver’s Travels), Henry David Thoreau (Walden), Anthony Trollope (The Warden), Mark Twain (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court), Booker T. Washington (Up from Slavery: An Autobiography), H. G. Wells (The Time Machine - The War of the Worlds), Oscar Wilde (The Picture of Dorian Gray), The Constitution of the United States of America, The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America

European Localisation

CoordinationMarcus Krause
German TranslationThomas Ito, Martin Weers
French TranslationMichaël Hugot, Hervé Lefranc
Spanish TranslationJesús Espí Tinoco
Italian TranslationBarbara Pisani
UK English Translation Nick Ziegler
Dutch TranslationRobert DeBoer
Testing TeamErkan Kasap, Alessio Danieli
Speical ThanksProject Gutenberg ‑, Ebooks Libres & Gratuits -, LiberLiber ‑, dbnl ‑

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In addition to this game, the following people are listed as working on other games. No more than 25 people are listed here, even if there are more than 25 people who have also worked on other games.

Satoru Iwata, 289 other games
Jeff Miller, 156 other games
Leslie Swan, 150 other games
Nathan Bihldorff, 123 other games
William Trinen, 116 other games
Hironobu Kakui, 84 other games
Stephen Crane, 53 other games
Yoshito Yasuda, 49 other games
Sachiko Nakamichi, 48 other games
Shinya Takahashi, 47 other games
Tomoaki Kuroume, 38 other games
Scot Ritchey, 34 other games
Yasuhiro Matsumoto, 31 other games
Kimiko Nakamichi, 29 other games
Erkan Kasap, 26 other games
Kanae Kobata, 24 other games
Minako Hamano, 22 other games
Akito Nakatsuka, 21 other games
Alan Averill, 19 other games
Nanako Kinoshita, 19 other games
Martin Weers, 17 other games
Michaël Hugot, 17 other games
Hirohito Yoshimoto, 17 other games
Shintaro Jikumaru, 16 other games
Masaki Tawara, 16 other games


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Animal Crossing: Wild World, a group of 12 people
Trace Memory, a group of 12 people
WarioWare: Touched!, a group of 11 people
Super Smash Bros.: Brawl, a group of 11 people
Super Mario 64 DS, a group of 11 people
Nintendogs, a group of 11 people
The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures, a group of 11 people
Jam with the Band, a group of 11 people
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass, a group of 10 people
New Super Mario Bros. Wii, a group of 10 people
Metroid: Zero Mission, a group of 10 people
Pikmin 2, a group of 10 people
Yoshi Touch & Go, a group of 10 people
English Training: Have Fun Improving Your Skills, a group of 10 people
Donkey Kong: Jungle Beat, a group of 10 people
Big Brain Academy, a group of 10 people
Metroid Fusion, a group of 10 people

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