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The World Ends with You (Nintendo DS)

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The World Ends with You Credits

Credits

DirectorTatsuya Kando
Co‑DirectorTomohiro Hasegawa
Planning DirectorTakeshi Arakawa
Music ComposerTakeharu Ishimoto
Background Art DirectorTakayuki Ohdachi
Lead Character Art DesignerGen Kobayashi
Director (Jupiter Corporation)Tetsuro Hosokawa
Planning Director (Jupiter Corporation)Hiroyuki Itou
Graphic Director (Jupiter Corporation)Naomi Sanada
Main Programmers (Jupiter Corporation)Hiraku Kitawaki, Masato Furukawa
Publicity ProducerKakuko Obinata
Associate ProducerPatrick Chen
Creative ProducerTetsuya Nomura
Main Character Art DesignerTetsuya Nomura

Square Enix Staff

Scenario: Base StorySachie Hirano
Scenario: Event PlannerYukari Ishida
Field PlannerTaku Watanabe
Battle PlannerMitsuru Yokoyama
Character Art DesignersTomoyuki Sato, Daigo Tsukada, Mihoko Ishii, Kaoru Kawaguchi
Character Graphic SupervisorShinichiro Okaniwa
Character Graphic DesignersToshiaki Matsumoto, Megumi Tamagawa
Background Art DesignersShinji Hidaka, Yusuke Iwasa
Lead Menu Art DesignerShintaro Mukai
Menu Art DesignersAkiko Saitou, Eri Fujidai
VFX SupervisorShūichi Sato
Character Model SupervisorTomohiro Kayano
Character Model DesignersKaoru Takayama, Takahiro Uchiyamada
Character Motion DesignerRyoichi Kaida
Movie Event Graphic DesignerMayumi Okamoto
Synthesizer OperatorsHirosato Noda, Mitsuto Suzuki
Sound DesignerMasayoshi Umezu
Sound EditorAi Yamashita

Jupiter Staff

Lead PlannerKazuki Oono
Battle PlannersSatoshi Yoshimatsu, Tomohiko Saitoh
Enemy ProgrammersAtsushi Motohama, Kenichi Mori, Toshiaki Suyama, Kazuhiro Horii
Menu ProgrammersMasamitsu Takami, Atsushi Fukuda
Mini Game Programmer (Tin Pin Slammer)Jun Sugata
Psych ProgrammerKazumasa Hirata
Field ProgrammerKouichi Abe
Event ProgrammerNaoto Honda
Lead Character Graphic DesignersAtsuko Mori, Akiko Tsutsumi
Character Graphic DesignersTomoko Yamashita, Sachiko Arakawa, Motoharu Morishita, Takeshi Yoshigai, Hiroshi Tanigawa, Koji Kiriyama, Shuuya Takaoka, Tomoe Sasaki, Manami Yamazaki, Toshihiro Fujimine, Satoshi Ueda, Yoshimi Ueda
VFX Graphic DesignersMasaru Kuribayashi, Tomoki Miyazaki
Menu Graphic DesignersMasaki Fujita, Shizue Inoue
Lead Background Graphic DesignerArito Chujo
Background Graphic DesignersTakayuki Kurokawa, Terue Imatomi, Hiroshi Nishida, Mariko Kawabata, Akinori Yoshioka, Yasuyuki Fujita, Kazue Miyahara
Lead Art Designer (Tin Pin Slammer)Kyosuke Sakaya
ProducerHatao Ogata
Executive ProducerMakoto Nakayama

Theme Song "Lullaby For You"

Written byJyongri
Sound and Track Produced byToshiyuki Mori
KeyboardsToshiyuki Mori
ProgrammingToshiyuki Mori
Acoustic PianoToshiyuki Mori
StringsYuichiro Goto
All VocalsJyongri
Recorded byAkira Iizuka
Recorded atStudio Terra; Tokyo, On Air Azabu Studio; Tokyo
Mixed byPhil Tan (for Blast Music)
Mixed atSoapbox Studios; Atlanta - Ga
Produced byAkira Miyake
Licensed byEMI Music Japan Inc.

Music Recording

VocalCameron Earl Strother, J. D. Camaro, MJR, Joanna Koike, Andy Mitchell, Ayuko Tanaka, Hanaeryca, Leah, Mai Matsuda, SAWA, WAKAKO, Andy Kinlay, Londell Hicks ("Taz"), Makiko Noda, Satoko Amikura
WordsSAWA, WAKAKO, Makiko Noda
ArrangerMitsuto Suzuki (Dejavu)
GuitarTakeharu Ishimoto
BassKeiji Kawamori, Minoru Tsuchihashi
DrumsHiroshi Miki
Recording & Mixing EngineersYasuhisa Kataoka (I to I communications Inc.), Masahiro Matsuda (ATEN MUSIC), Ross Peterson, Kohei Nakaya (VICTOR STUDIO), Kanako Hayashi (prime sound studio form), Yoshinori Nakayama (VICTOR STUDIO)
Assistant EngineersHiroaki Suzuki (birdie house inc.), Kohei Hatakeyama (prime sound studio form), Tomoe Nishikawa (BURNISH STONE RECORDING STUDIOS), Fumi Shinohara (VICTOR STUDIO)
Recording & Mixing StudioABS RECORDING, Formata Music, prime sound studio AOYAMA, prime sound studio form, BURNISH STONE RECORDING STUDIOS
Actors Booking ManagersYuko Kawasaki (Kaleidoscope Inc.), Seiichi Negi (FILLIN INC.), Dennis Martin, Mari Nagata (Magic One Corporation), Chizu Iwaki (DAGMUSIC LTD.), Kazuko Matsuda (BEAT CLUB Corporation.)
Engineer & Studio Booking ManagersAtsushi Ito (birdie house), Naomi Kobayashi (I to I communications Inc.), Yuko Tanioka (ATEN MUSIC), Shizuka Hikita (VICTOR STUDIO), Tomoki Kunihara (prime sound studio form), Fumio Takano (Tokyo Chamber Music Association)

Cast

Neku SakurabaJesse David Corti
Shiki MisakiHeather Hogan
Yoshiya "Joshua" KiryuAaron Spann
Daisukenojo "Beat" BitoCrawford Wilson
Mitsuki KonishiLara Cody
Koki KariyaAndrew Kishino
Yodai HigashizawaTravis Willingham
Sho MinamimotoAndy Hirsch
Uzuki Yashiro / Raimu "Rhyme" BitoKate Higgins
Megumi KitanjiShane Johnson
Sanae HanekomaBartley P. Flynn

Recording Studio

Casting & Production ServicesSkylark Sound Studios
Casting Director150
Casting AssistantNadia Kedineoglu
Voice DirectorRobert Buchholz
Production ManagerRita Kedineoglu
Production CoordinatorNadia Kedineoglu
Recording ServicesSkylark Sound Studios
Recording EngineerRita Kedineoglu

Project Management Division

Business ManagerIchiro Hazama
Production CoordinatorsTomohiko Hirano, Makiko Noda
Production Coordinator (Sound)Masashi Kitagawa
Production Manager (Sound)Masayuki Tanaka
Production Assistants (Sound)Kazuki Hamamoto, Saeko Kanazawa
Creator Coordination ManagerKen Narita
Creator Coordination StaffTakako Yamashita, Nobuyuki Kashihara, Yutaka Kurosu, Kaori Sugitani, Daiki Sakoda
Ratings AdvisorsMegumi Terada, Sueko Kogai, Reiko Kondō

Quality Assurance Division

CoordinatorTetsuya Hiraoka
Assistant CoordinatorsTakashi Yamada, Naoki Muto, Shinichi Kimura
Technical EngineersKazuya Okamoto, Toshimitsu Umezawa, Toyokazu Takehara
Senior TesterHiroshi Kondo
TestersToyokazu Takagi, Hitomi Kurita, Ryosuke Ito, Yutaro Nagatomo, Erisa Ito, Asuka Urakawa, Yutaka Murakami, Takehiro Asano, Koumi Arai, Akira Ebisawa, Akira Minagawa, Hiroshi Kaneoka, Hironori Sato, Hidekazu Watanabe, Aoi Abe, Mie Takarabe, Mao Fujimura, Hironobu Tazawa, ...and ALL QA STAFF
Technical DirectorHideyuki Kato
ManagerYukihiro Shibuya
General ManagerKoji Yamashita

Localization Division

Lead TranslatorBrian Gray
TranslatorJustin Morris
LocalizationYoshiya Hirohama
Localization SpecialistsMichael-Christopher Koji Fox, Noriko Iwahara, Erin Eris
EditorColin Williamson
ManagerKazuyoshi Tashiro
General ManagerMasashi Hiramatsu

Technical Research Division

General ManagerTaku Murata
ManagersShin Yamamoto, Takayuki Komine
EngineersTomohiro Hayasaka, Tetsuya Okamoto, Shingo Niwano, Kenichi Matsudo, Takayuki Arai, Keisuke Takahashi, Kosei Shimoda, Kazuhiko Matsuyama, Hajjime Tomon, Kazuyuki Horii, Yoshinori Hiranaka
CoordinatorsJunko Kuroda, Kae Murata, Ryuhei Ozai

Publicity Team

Publicity StaffYumi Katsuyama, Masato Kogure, Emiko Sato, Ayako Kawamoto
SupervisorAkio Ohfuji
General ProducerKōji Taguchi

Rights Property Management Division

General ManagerIzumi Tsukushi
Rights Property StaffYasuhiro Takamatsu

Merchandising Division

General ManagerHidemi Matsuzuka
Development StaffMiyako Kibe
Purchasing StaffHirokuni Matsuyama

Sales Administration

ManagersHisano Arai, Shinobu Hidaki
Sales Administration StaffToyoaki Miyazaki, Aki Moriwaki, Atsuko Okuda, Kaori Nakanishi

Legal & Intellectual Property Division

General ManagerYasuhiko Hasegawa
Legal StaffHiroshi Harada, Ayako Hino
Intellectual Property StaffHaruko Yamazaki, Eri Maruyama, Saori Shibano

Square Enix, Inc.

Senior QA ManagerDavid Carrillo ("Ribs")
Assistant QA ManagerAaron J. Adams
Senior QA CoordinatorBryan D. Chen
QA CoordinatorCarmelo Cabezo
Assistant QA CoordinatorLila Shin
QA AdministratorKeith P. Martz
QA AssociateJoshua D. Boden
QA TeamPaulo Estacio, Natasha Lifa, Travis Otten, Alden Paguia, Adam David Pascual, Brenden Quibin, Jonathan W. Swart
QA TranslatorElijah Smolko
Localization DirectorYutaka Sano
QA DirectorYutaka Sano
Public RelationsSonia Im, Charlie Sinhaseni, Amelia Cantlay, Klee Kuo
Project CoordinationSonia Im, Naoko Yamamura-Rice, Emi Maurer, Wilbur Lin, Miki Hamasaki
Marketing CommunicationsPatrick H. Cervantes, Charles McCarter, Issei Shimizu, Laurie Ma, Parker Sapp, Tim Law, Sakura Minamida, Maiko Sakurai
Product MarketingPatrick H. Cervantes, Charles McCarter, Issei Shimizu, Laurie Ma, Parker Sapp, Tim Law, Sakura Minamida, Maiko Sakurai
SalesRon Kurtz, Kanji Tashiro, Jaysen Rodriguez, John Siy, Daniel McConnell
Executive Director, SalesShinji Futami
Executive Director, MarketingShinji Futami
Senior Vice PresidentShinji Hashimoto
Vice President of Legal Affairs & General CounselClinton Foy
PresidentJohn Yamamoto
CEOJohn Yamamoto

Square Enix Ltd.

Associate Localisation ProducerAlex Moresby
Assistant Localisation ProducerAlessandro Bovenzi
Chief of QAAndré Woitczyk
Assistant QA ManagerLorenzo Grimaldi
Senior TesterLee Deneini
UK QA TeamSofie Dodgson, Sebastian Francois, Vince Sri-Ram
QA TranslatorAndii Yamanaka
Assistant Production ManagerShingo Hosokawa
Production ManagerSeb Ohsan Berthelsen
Marketing AssistantRaúl Nieto García
PR AssistantRaúl Nieto García
International Marketing CoordinatorTomoko Nunomura
Senior Product ManagerAdrian Arnese
Marketing Communications ManagerStéphanie Journau
PR ManagerAlex Huhtala
European Marketing DirectorDavid Dyett
Marketing DirectorMakoto Kotaka
Sales ManagerKevin Young
UK Sales DirectorDouglas Bone
Vice‑President MarketingLarry Sparks
Co‑COOMichael Sherlock
PresidentJohn Yamamoto
CEOJohn Yamamoto
Special ThanksAkira Miyake (EMI Music Japan Inc.), Rie Kawasaki (EMI Music Japan Inc.), Isao Nakajima (SLACK KEY INC.), Shunji Matsutani (drop in company), Yukihiko Kouno (LANSDALE INC.), NTT MEDIA LAB, DynaComware Corporation, Hiroshi Emori (LE BLEU CO.LTD.), Jin Saburi (SABURI.COM), Aguru Tanaka (Jupiter Corporation), Hideki Uchimura, Emiko Sato, Motomu Toriyama, Hazuki Fujimoto, Eri Morimoto, Yoshinori Kanada, Kunihiko Noguchi, Hiroaki Kusano
Pin DesignMachiko Amaike, Takuya Iwasaki, Sayuri Kawaguchi, Tatsuo Heianzan, Satoko Funakubo, Kae Murata, Yusuke Matsui, Toru Yamazaki, Nao Yoshikawa, Adam Martin, John Siy, ...and ALL SQUARE ENIX + JUPITER STAFF & FANS
ProducerShinji Hashimoto
Executive ProducersKeiji Honda, Youichi Wada

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, 94 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
Keiji Honda, 71 other games
Hideyuki Kato, 70 other games
John Yamamoto, 65 other games
Shinji Futami, 64 other games
Aaron J. Adams, 61 other games
Seb Ohsan Berthelsen, 57 other games
Stéphanie Journau, 56 other games
Sonia Im, 54 other games
Andrew Kishino, 54 other games
André Woitczyk, 54 other games
Adrian Arnese, 51 other games
Travis Willingham, 49 other games
Ron Kurtz, 47 other games
Alex Moresby, 47 other games
Masashi Hiramatsu, 47 other games
Rita Kedineoglu, 46 other games
Kazuya Okamoto, 44 other games
Michael Sherlock, 42 other games
Patrick H. Cervantes, 42 other games

Collaborations

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

Final Fantasy XIII, a group of 117 people
Kingdom Hearts: Re:Chain of Memories, a group of 111 people
Kingdom Hearts II, a group of 109 people
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII, a group of 106 people
Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days, a group of 104 people
Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep, a group of 102 people
Dissidia: Final Fantasy, a group of 96 people
Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift, a group of 80 people
Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII, a group of 79 people
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Ring of Fates, a group of 71 people
The Last Remnant, a group of 70 people
Final Fantasy IV, a group of 67 people
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories, a group of 66 people
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Echoes of Time, a group of 56 people
Star Ocean: First Departure, a group of 55 people
Final Fantasy XII, a group of 55 people
Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings, a group of 55 people
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years, a group of 53 people
Front Mission Evolved, a group of 53 people
Final Fantasy XIV Online, a group of 52 people
Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon, a group of 51 people
Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume, a group of 50 people
Crystal Defenders, a group of 46 people
Final Fantasy Tactics, a group of 46 people
Final Fantasy II, a group of 42 people

Credits for this game were contributed by Evil Ryu (54461)