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Final Fantasy IV (Nintendo DS)

85
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.6
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Final Fantasy IV Credits

Nintendo DS FINAL FANTASY IV STAFF

DirectorTakashi Tokita
Battle SupervisorHiroyuki Itou
Character & Event Art DirectorAkira Oguro
Background Art DirectorAiri Yoshioka
ProducerTomoya Asano
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Main PlannerHiroaki Yabuta
PlannersYasuhiro Matsumoto, Nobuki Tokutaka, Yuichiro Takahashi, Takahiro Sawai, Yukitsugu Iraha, Tatsuro Miura, Youhei Asaoka, Yusuke Suzuki, Yasuchika Kurosu
Main ProgrammerShimpei Takayanagi
ProgrammersYasuhiro Kanda, Sho Takeuchi, Shinichi Nagahori, Yuji Shimizu, Takahiro Yonejima, Yuuki Sugiura
System ProgrammersYuichi Ono, Toshihiro Inoue
Map DesignersJin Tamura, Hiroyuki Sasaki, Toshie Miyoshi, Ayaka Noguchi, Junko Seto, Tetsuyuki Oishi, Yusuke Sakairi, Yoshimi Nakamura, Yukinori Fukatsu
Model DesignersKango Sumi, Hisaharu Takahashi, Mamoru Iwahori, Keisuke Yokota, Ayumi Hanashima, Yuka Sato, Kimitaka Abe, Shoko Yamaguchi
Motion DesignersToru Fujita, Junko Hiramatsu, Eiichi Iwashige, Ryota Saito, Hiroyuki Kimura, Yu Shimotori
Event Motion DesignersToru Fujita, Masaya Ishizuka, Kazuaki Daimon, Yutaka Ishida, Hidehumi Takeda, Hiromichi Hidaka, Kazuhiro Suganuma, Tamio Kimura, Kazuhisa Nishimura
Effect DesignersJun Ishioka, Kiyoshi Hino
2D GraphicsYutaka Kawaguchi, Jin Tamura
Development ManagerTakahiro Matsumoto
Special ThanksYasuhiro Ōhori, Keizō Katō
Presented bySQUARE ENIX
StoryboardYoshinori Kanada, Shinsaku Kozuma, Mamoru Kurosawa, Kazunori Nakazawa, Yoshihiro Kitano, Kotaro Ogata, Kunihiko Noguchi, Masahito Yamashita, Masao Okubo

Sound Section

MusicNobuo Uematsu
ArrangersJunya Nakano, Kenichiro Fukui
Synthesizer OperatorHirosato Noda
Sound EditorsTomohiro Kamiya, Masami Abe, Masayuki Yui, Hideki Uchimura
Project CoordinatorMasashi Kitagawa
Project AssistantsKazuki Hamamoto, Saeko Kanazawa
Project ManagerMasayuki Tanaka
Movie SectionVisual Works
Movie DirectorKazuyuki Ikumori

Movie Section

Lead Layout DesignerHiroyuki Honda
Layout DesignersShūzō Tadokoro, Ei Satō, Soichi Shirakabe
Lead Lighting DesignerHiroshi Fujiwara
Lighting DesignersHideki Mizoguchi, Momoko Daigo, Yuki Akama, Toshiaki Yamada
Lead Character ModelerKen Yuasa
Character ModelersAkio Hamashima, Takafumi Asai, Moriyasu Kokubu, Mitsuharu Fushie
Lead Set & Prop DesignerKuniaki Saito
Set & Prop DesignersMegumi Yasue, Takafumi Nishimura, Takehiko Hoashi, Hiroshi Nishinaka, Naoya Shigematsu, Atsushi Osako, Sei Ou
Lead Animation DesignerSatoshi Naito
Animation DesignersShigeru Kawamura, Tadashi Fujita, Ryohei Sakumi, Mio Shoji, Ayako Hayashi
Lead Character Setup DesignerMitsuharu Fukai
Character Setup DesignersKazuhisa Chida, Akito Mogi, Yujiro Tada, Yasutomo Kawarai, Akira Shimazoe, Yasuhiro Nishimura, Toru Ehara
Lead VFX DesignerYoichi Iwata
VFX DesignersKoji Tanaka, Isamu Watamori, Ikuyo Hirai, Kenichi Higaki
Lead Motion Capture DesignerHiroki Minami
Motion Capture DesignersTomoya Suzuki, Hiroaki Kibe, Hansok Kim, Go Sakuyama, Masatoshi Kasuya, Ayaka Kawata
Motion Capture ActorsYoshimi Yamada, Yoshio Miyaki (quack-luck inc.)
CompositorsYasuharu Yoshizawa, Yuko Kito
EditorKeiichi Kojima
CG EngineersKeisuke Miyazaki, Hirofumi Kawai, Kotaro Beppu, Hirotaka Sato, Yoshiyuki Sawada, Tomohiro Shiga, Chiharu Nakano, Nobuaki Kume, Ryusuke Villemin
AssistantsHazuki Fujimoto, Saika Aoki, Momo Nakabayashi
CoordinatorsMakiko Nasu, Keisuke Ishikawa
ManagerHiroshi Kuwabara

Quality Assurance

CoordinatorTomokazu Nagamori
Assistant CoordinatorMai Kuramitsu
Technical EngineerKazuya Okamoto
Technical AssistantsYusuke Sadamasa, Yoshinori Takamori
Senior TestersHiroyuki Omura
TestersMasahiro Eguchi, Junichi Minamikawa, Akihiro Ono, Takao Toshima, Katsuhiko Yashima, Tsuyoshi Sasaki, Tetsuaki Nitta, Kenichi Asazuma, Kazuo Watanabe, Kazuyoshi Namiki, Ryō Yoshida, Takumi Kobori, Kenji Nishikawa, Shuichi Hori, Maiko Wakamiya, Hiromi Wada, Toshizo Kodate, Kotomi Ishida, Yoshitake Yokota, Takeshi Nomura, Hiroyuki Ishikawa, Yuki Suetomi, Shingo Akibayashi, Yoshiko Takahashi, and All QA Staff
Technical DirectorHideyuki Kato
ManagerYukihiro Shibuya
General ManagerKoji Yamashita
English Language Recording Produced byNew Generation Pictures Inc.
ProducersReiko Matsuo, Jonathan Klein
Voice DirectorJonathan Klein
Recorded atSoundscape Inc.
Recording EngineerJohn Sanacore

Publicity Division

Publicity ProducerKiyotaka Sousui
PublicityGyotaro Sato
Artwork CoordinatorsNaoki Ōishi, Takashi Kamimura
Web Page CoordinatorChiaki Yamauchi
Senior Vice PresidentKōji Taguchi

Sales & Marketing Division

General ManagerTomoyoshi Ōsaki
Senior ManagerSatoshi Kashiwazaki
ManagersTsutomu Yamada, Kōji Takada, Makoto Tsuda
StaffAki Yamamoto, Atsuo Takahashi, Hiroshi Oogane, Kazuo Kusakawa, Keisuke Takahashi, Koji Shirasugi, Kyoko Setani, Masahiro Matsumoto, Masaki Yano, Minoru Kikuchi, Ryoma Tajima, Saori Habara, Shinya Nakamura, Syunichi Hashimoto, Tatsuhiko Tsubota, Tomomi Iwakura, Toshihide Nomura, Toshio Harada, Yoshiyuki Takahashi, Yūken Furo
Corporate ExecutiveShinji Hashimoto

Project Management Division

Production ManagerYuno Lee
Production AssistantTomoko Touyama
Ratings AdvisorsMegumi Terada, Reiko Kondō
Ratings Section ManagerMasashi Hiramatsu
Special ThanksYasuhito Watanabe, Takamasa Shiba, Hironori Koyama, Tetsuya Fujimoto, Eisuke Yokoyama, Shingo Kosuge, Kouhei Mikami, Ken Takahashi, Nobuki Kadoi, Ayako Hino, Makiko Kitamura, Takahiro Fujii, Kiyoko Maeda, Kazuyoshi Tashiro, Hiroyuki Miura
Image IllustrationsYoshitaka Amano

Original Development Staff

DirectorHironobu Sakaguchi
Character DesignYoshitaka Amano
MusicNobuo Uematsu
Main DesignTakashi Tokita
Main ProgrammerKen Narita
Main Graphic DesignersHiromi Nakada, Ryoko Tanaka
Map DesignYasushi Matsumura
Battle DesignKazuhiko Aoki, Hiroyuki Itou, Akihiko Matsui
Battle ProgrammingKiyoshi Yoshii, Katsuhisa Higuchi
Battle GraphicsTetsuya Takahashi, Masanori Hoshino
Menu ProgrammingKeitarou Adachi
Music ProgrammingMinoru Akao
Sound EffectsKenji Ito, Akira Ueda
FINAL FANTASY IVfor Nintendo DS
Executive ProducerTakashi Tokita

Localization Division

Localization DirectorNaima Yamamoto
Localization CoordinatorSeikou Hokama
English TranslationTom Slattery
French TranslationGeneviève Marier Howard
Italian TranslationPaola Calcagno
German TranslationJosef Shanel
Spanish TranslationDiego Álvarez

SQUARE ENIX, INC.

Senior Quality Assurance ManagerDavid Carrillo ("Ribs")
Assistant QA ManagerAaron J. Adams
Senior QA CoordinatorMatthew A. Clift
QA CoordinatorGreg Melancon
QA AdministratorKeith P. Martz
QA AssociateJoshua D. Boden
QA TeamOrion Al-Shamma-Jones, Paul Castillo, Armond Goodin, Alejandro J. Kontarovsky, James Leitner, Ari Levin, Korey Patterson, Matthew Slanchik, Kenneth Wesley, Michael Wickson
QA TranslatorRaio Mitsuno
Localization DirectorYutaka Sano
QA DirectorYutaka Sano
Executive Director of Community & ServiceYasu Kurosawa
Senior Manager of OperationsFranko F. Fonseca
Information Center ManagerMicah Bravo
Information Center SupervisorsCarl Hidalgo, Jereme Skelton
Information Center RepresentativesJames Massey, Neil Herrera ("Tak")
Back‑End Support ManagerSean Michael
Back‑End Support AssociatesGene Messerschmitt, Jose Osio, Daigo Kawai
Public RelationsSonia Im, Amelia Cantlay, Klee Kuo
Project CoordinationSonia Im, Naoko Yamamura-Rice, Wilbur Lin, Emi Maurer, Miki Hamasaki
Product MarketingCharles McCarter, Issei Shimizu, Laurie Ma, Parker Sapp, Tim Law, Sakura Minamida, Maiko Sakurai, John Fournier, Patrick Lofstrom
Marketing CommunicationsCharles McCarter, Issei Shimizu, Laurie Ma, Parker Sapp, Tim Law, Sakura Minamida, Maiko Sakurai, John Fournier, Patrick Lofstrom
SalesRon Kurtz, Kanji Tashiro, Pete Spiegelman, Daniel McConnell, John Siy, Jaysen Rodriguez
Executive Director, Sales & MarketingShinji Futami
Senior Vice PresidentShinji Hashimoto
Vice President of Legal Affairs & General CounselClinton Foy
PresidentJohn Yamamoto
CEOJohn Yamamoto

SQUARE ENIX LTD

Production ManagerSeb Ohsan Berthelsen
Assistant Production ManagerShingo Hosokawa
Associate Localisation ProducersJonathan Holmes, Alex Moresby
Assistant Localisation ProducerAlessandro Bovenzi
Chief of QAAndré Woitczyk
Assistant QA ManagersLee Deneini, Lorenzo Grimaldi
QA TranslatorsSumiko Okada, Andii Yamanaka
Senior TesterDaniel Mellar
UK QA TeamHelen Gray, Charlie Palley
Lead French EditorFrederique Bellec
French QA Co‑ordinatorHarouna Camara
French QA TeamNicolas Naillon, Caroline Morelle
Lead German EditorVolker Ahlemeyer (Dr)
German QA Co‑ordinatorLarissa Jaunich
German QA TeamAndrea Keil, Dietmar Krueger
Italian EditorGaetano Fabozzi
Italian QA Co‑ordinatorGaetano Fabozzi
Italian QA TeamMattia Baldini, Alessio Zuzolo
Spanish EditorUlises Espejo Vigil
Spanish QA Co‑ordinatorUlises Espejo Vigil
Spanish QA TeamVíctor Bautista Bermúdez, Roger Ortiz Salvá
Marketing AssistantRaúl Nieto García
PR AssistantRaúl Nieto García
International Marketing Co-ordinatorTomoko Nunomura
Senior Product ManagerAdrian Arnese
Marketing Communications ManagerStéphanie Journau
Consumer PRCharlotte Fraczek
PR ManagerAlex Huhtala
European Marketing DirectorDavid Dyett
Marketing DirectorMakoto Kotaka
Operations ManagerToby Coleman
Sales ManagerKevin Young
UK Sales DirectorDouglas Bone
Vice‑President ‑ MarketingLarry Sparks
Vice‑President ‑ AdministrationSota Hayashibara
Co‑COOMichael Sherlock
PresidentJohn Yamamoto
CEOJohn Yamamoto

Other Games

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.

Larry Sparks, 93 other games
David Carrillo, 88 other games
Shinji Hashimoto, 87 other games
Yutaka Sano, 77 other games
Koji Yamashita, 76 other games
Yukihiro Shibuya, 74 other games
Hideyuki Kato, 70 other games
John Yamamoto, 65 other games
Shinji Futami, 64 other games
Keizō Katō, 64 other games
Aaron J. Adams, 61 other games
Seb Ohsan Berthelsen, 57 other games
Hironobu Sakaguchi, 57 other games
Stéphanie Journau, 56 other games
Sonia Im, 54 other games
André Woitczyk, 54 other games
Adrian Arnese, 51 other games
Nobuo Uematsu, 47 other games
Masashi Hiramatsu, 47 other games
Alex Moresby, 47 other games
Ron Kurtz, 47 other games
Kazuya Okamoto, 44 other games
Michael Sherlock, 42 other games
Keith P. Martz, 41 other games
Kazuyoshi Tashiro, 40 other games

Collaborations

People who have worked on this game have also collaborated on the creation of the following games:

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII, a group of 134 people
Final Fantasy XIII, a group of 121 people
Final Fantasy III, a group of 114 people
Final Fantasy XIV Online, a group of 112 people
Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection, a group of 109 people
Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings, a group of 90 people
The Last Remnant, a group of 88 people
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years, a group of 85 people
Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift, a group of 82 people
Star Ocean: First Departure, a group of 81 people
Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume, a group of 78 people
Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII, a group of 77 people
Front Mission Evolved, a group of 74 people
Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days, a group of 74 people
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Echoes of Time, a group of 74 people
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Ring of Fates, a group of 73 people
Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep, a group of 70 people
Dissidia: Final Fantasy, a group of 69 people
Final Fantasy XII, a group of 69 people
The World Ends with You, a group of 67 people
Lord of Arcana, a group of 66 people
Kingdom Hearts II, a group of 65 people
Final Fantasy Tactics, a group of 64 people
Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon, a group of 63 people
Crystal Defenders, a group of 61 people

Credits for this game were contributed by Evil Ryu (54193)