Genji: Dawn of the Samurai (PlayStation 2)

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Genji: Dawn of the Samurai Credits

Genji: Dawn of the Samurai

Executive DirectorYoshiki Okamoto
Character Design / Art SupervisorKeita Amemiya
Corogen Motion SupervisorMitsuhiko Seike
MusicYasuharu Takanashi
Movie ProductShirogumi
Executive ProducerBill Rich

Developed by Game Republic, Inc.

DirectorTakashi Shono
PlanningMichiaki Nakanowatari, Akiteru Naka, Katsuaki Miyauchi, Tomoki Shimada, Syunzei Nishimura, Tomohisa Kano, Shigeo Takaai
Planning SupervisorsYoshinori Takenaka, Kenji Kataoka
Scenario WriterToshiya Shibano
ProgrammersNobushige Takaki, Yūichi Ueda, Masaru Kanai, Kazunobu Takamatsu, Shinichi Sasakihara, Masahiko Ogawa, Masato Asada, Atsuhito Saito, Masahito Inoue
Programming AdvisorMorimichi Suzuki (Shihna.com)
Character Design DirectorKōki Kita
Character DesignerKyoko Saito
Character ModelersYoshinori Kobayashi, Shinya Harada, Yuji Watanabe, Mikiya Kutomi, Mayumi Suzuki, Tsukasa Yokoo
Animation DirectorHisashi Kanie
AnimatorsKazunori Nakanishi, Yoshihiro Haji, Toshihiki Narita, Akira Muramoto
Environment Art DirectorSoji Takamori
Environment Art DesignerTaiki Umemura
Environment ModelersTakahiro Mizutani, Takashi Hirano, Seiko Hayashi, Tomohiko Ōmae, Yōsuke Yamada, Ayumi Kano, Hidetoshi Harada, Yoko Fukumoto, Takeshi Sawada
MarketingHiroaki Kamata, Takashi Masuo, Yoshikazu Miwa, Kensuke Nakahara
Technical SupportShin-ichiro Kajitani, Mitsutoshi Ozaki, Shinichi Ueyama, Akira Fujii, Yoko Nakamura, Naoko Haruki

CG Movie Production: SHIROGUMI Inc.

ProducerHiromasa Inoue
DirectorMasaki Takahashi
Assistant ProducerMasayo Ono
Storyboard ArtistsMasaki Takahashi, Masahiko Maezawa, Takayo Nishimura
CG DirectorsMasakuni Taira, Satoru Sasaki, Kei Matsumoto
CG ArtistsTatsuya Hayasaki, Takayuki Ueki, Seiko Umeki, Hiroaki Ichikawa, Hirotaka Yoshida (Studio Hand), Fumi Takeuchi (Studio Hand), Minako Okuguchi, Hiroshi Saratani, Toshiya Okumura, Takahiro Ōkoshi, Wataru Fukaya, Kazuhiko Takahashi, Satomi Ogasawara, Noriko Katsumata, Yumiko Tanaka, Mizuki Tatsuno, Sachiko Yoshino, Kazumi Hozumi, Asuka Ono, Daisuke Shionoya, Daisuke Shionoya, Yukiko Niikawa, Takayuki Kurosaki, Takahito Asakino, Ryo Yazawa, Ayako Shigeishi, Rieko Yamamoto
Compositing & Matte PainterYuka Onoue
CompositingHiroshi Iwamoto
System EngineersTsuguo Hayakawa, Ryūji Sugiyama
Data ManagementMika Emura
Design CollaboratorShinya Asanuma
Video RecordingJun Suganami, Masayuki Hosoyama, Toshiaki Kimura, Hiroshi Toyoda, Tsuguo Hayakawa, Hitoshi Kikuchi
Video EngineerYasushi Shimazaki (OMNIBUS JAPAN)
Assistant Video EngineerHideki Mizuno (OMNIBUS JAPAN)

CG Movie Production: D A G Inc.

ProducerHiroshi Tarukawa
Production ManagerKatsumi Nihonmatsu
Lead CG ArtistTakeshi Ozaki
CG ArtistsNaoki Kuroshima, Miyuki Hasegawa, Yoriko Furuya, Kazuhiro Yano, Hōsei Yoshida

CG Movie Production: VIRTUAL MODEL AGENCY Co., Ltd.

VIRTUAL MODEL AGENCY Co., Ltd.Hirotoshi Ishibai

Animation Production: EEN Inc. - 3D Character Animation

Lead AnimatorTatsuhiko Tachibe
AnimatorsShinya Kazumata, Haruki Uchida, Kenji Ozawa
Assistant AnimatorsKazunao Tokuda, Tatsuya Aoyama, Hironori Igawa

Animation Production: EEN Inc. - Motion Capturing

Lead EngineerTakafumi Ueki
Studio ManagersToshiro Sasaki, Mizuka Kano
Motion Capture SupervisorKatsunori Yamaji
Motion Capture DirectorShuusaku Fujiwara
Motion Capture CollaboratorsHiromichi Suzuki, Tokyo University of Technology CREATIVE LAB, Crescent Inc., Japan Action Enterprise Co. Ltd., Yogiproduction Inc., SION Co. Ltd., Kokuryosya Inc., RISE Co. Ltd., Premium Agency Inc.
Motion ActorsYasuhiro Takeuchi, Takashi Sakamoto, Masahiro Watanabe, Naoki Ōfuji, Motokuni Nakagawa, Minken Karasawa, Otoya Shinguu, Saori Takahashi, Koji Kikukawa, Takahiro Nomura, Yuji Suzuki

Promotional Movie Production: BDI Inc.

ProducersAtsuki Ichikawa, Yoshinari Fuse
DirectorToshio Yasuda (PlusPulse Inc.)

Special Thanks

Special ThanksTomohiro Koshimizu, Toshinori Chiyoda, Emiko Hira, Mayumi Shimada, Jun Ueba, Takahito Mizuno, Takahito Mizuno, Nobuto Ishigaki, Kazue Sakioka, Kaori Mitani, Tatsuya Ando, Tomonari Kai, Katsushige Hayakawa, Seigi Sasaki, Tetsuji Yamamoto, Masayuki Mizuno, Ryōji Akagawa, Elena Ichikawa, Momoko Hirakawa, Yasuhiro Iizuka, Yuuya Takayama, Office Augasta Co. Ltd., Epic Records Japan, Daisaku Ogura (Overflow), Minako Hashimoto (Overflow), Eiko Konoo (Legato Music), Akihiko Shimizu (Blue One Music Inc.), Naoko Matsuo (HORIPRO), Atomic Monkey

Sound Production: SCEJ Sound Team

Sound LibraryIsamu Terasaka, Mitsuteru Furukawa, Ito Tomohito
Sound DirectorKaori Ōshima
Sound DesignersNoburō Masuda, Tsubasa Ito, Takanori Masuno
Movie Sound FXShizuo Kurahashi (SOUND BOX)
Sound ProducerShinpei Yamaguchi

Voice Actors

Yoshitsune MinamotoDaisuke Namikawa (Haikyo)
Benkei MusashiboAkio Ōtsuka (Mausu Promotion)
Lady ShizukaYu Kashii (HORIPRO)
Master Kiichi HogenMinken Karasawa
Princess MinazuruYui Horie (Arts Vision)
Kiyomori TairaDaisuke Gouri (AONI PRODUCTION Co. Inc.)
Hidehira FujiwaraShōzō Iizuka (Sigma Seven)
KuyoMiki Nagasawa (Atomic Monkey)
ShukentenJunpei Morita (Mausu Promotion)
KichijiJyurota Kosugi (OFFICE OSAWA Co. Ltd.)
Moritoshi 'Hoe Goblin' TairaDaisuke Matsumoto (Haikyo)
ShintaAyumi Kida (Mausu Promotion)
SaburoutaTakahiro Yoshino (Mausu Promotion), Jyunji Majima (I'm enterprise), Moyu Arishima (AONI PRODUCTION Co. Inc.)
NarratorEizō Tsuda (Haikyo)
Voice Over DirectorHideyuki Tanaka (AUDIO TANAKA)
Casting DirectorSeiichi Negi (Fill In Inc.)
Voice Recording EngineerMasatsuna Chubachi

Music

Music ProducersTomonobu Kikuchi (Blue One Music Inc.), Seiichi Negi (Fill In Inc.)
Recording / Mixing EngineerKunihiko Aoto
Recording EngineerYasufumi Sugahara

Musicians

Wadaiko DrumHiroshi Motofuji
Shakuhachi, Shinobue, Noukan (Bamboo Flutes)Yasuo Sato (credited as Kinohati)
KotoAtsuko Kida
VocalsTakayuki Matsuda, Narukoma Biho
TrumpetKoji Nishimura
TromboneTaro Kiyooka

KANAKO ITO Group

First ViolinKanako Ito, Yukiko Iwato, Emiko Hagino, Miyoko Tsubuku, Kumi Nakajima, Eri Ido
Second ViolinHiroki Mutō, Makiko Yamamoto, Isamu Iyoku, Rena Ushiyama, Ado Matsumoto, Izumi Hisanaga
ViolaKazuo Watanabe, Rieko Kono, Miho Kisanuki, Kaoru Hagiwara
CelloAmiko Watanabe, Masato Ōsawa, Toshihiko Tsuchida, Akina Karasawa
ContrabassKazuki Chiba, Naohiro Nasuno

Sound and Music

Synthesizer ManipulatorTetsuo Yamazaki
Assistant Recording EngineersKazuyo Sakaguchi, Taisuke Kitayoshi, Kaori Kobayashi
Sound FX Recording CollaborationStudents & Teachers of NIPPON ENGINEERING COLLEGE OF HACHIOJI

Ending Theme Song: 'Tsuki Wo Nusumu'

VocalsChitose Hajime
Written, Composed and Arranged byGen Ueda
Licensed byEpic Records Japan

Sony

Overseas CoordinationMasaaki Doi, Mika Sugiyama
SCEJ Package and Manual CoordinationHironori Komiya
PromotionYukiko Hayashi, Noriko Tabei
ProducerYoshikatsu Kanemaru (Premium Agency Inc.)
Development ExecutivesAkira Satou, Masatsuka Saeki, Fumiya Takeno, Tomikazu Kirita, Yasuhide Kobayashi

SCEA Santa Montica Studios

ProducerKyle Shubel
Associate ProducerNao Higo
Director, Product DevelopmentAllan Becker
Vice President, Product DevelopmentShuhei Yoshida
Executive Vice PresidentJack Tretton
Senior ProducerBarbara House
Technical DirectorJon Steele

SCEA Product Development: First Party Quality Assurance (FPQA)

DirectorMichael Blackledge

Test Operations

Senior ManagerRitchard Markelz
Game Test ManagerMichael Graham
Game Test EngineerMonty Rimorin
Quality Assurance AnalystJustin Hanes
Lab TechnicianVince Loughney

Project Management

SupervisorEric Ippolito
CoordinatorRandall Lowe
Release CoordinatorJustin Flores

QA Support

ManagerKen Kribs
Test Tool DevelopersJie Xu, Chris Depuydt
Applications ManagerKevin Simmons
Applications AdminChristian Davis
Web Applications DeveloperMatt Harper
Contingent StaffAvery Anderson, Robby Cheverton, Paul J. Flannigan, Dan Lombana, Dennis Miller, Les Relova, Jacob Rexius, Kumiko Yuasa

SCEA Marketing

Director, Product and Online MarketingSusan Nourai Panico
Senior Manager, Product MarketingJeff Reese
Product ManagersGrant Luke, Mark Valledor
Product Marketing SpecialistKenneth Chan
Special ThanksSpouses, Significant Others, Families of the development team

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.

Jack Tretton, 176 other games
Shuhei Yoshida, 168 other games
Ritchard Markelz, 150 other games
Eric Ippolito, 140 other games
Susan Nourai Panico, 100 other games
Allan Becker, 85 other games
Yoshiki Okamoto, 85 other games
Michael Blackledge, 79 other games
Tomikazu Kirita, 73 other games
Vince Loughney, 72 other games
Christian Davis, 66 other games
Yasuhide Kobayashi, 65 other games
Kevin Simmons, 60 other games
Masatsuka Saeki, 59 other games
Daisuke Gouri, 58 other games
Hironori Komiya, 58 other games
Mark Valledor, 53 other games
Jeff Reese, 52 other games
Kenneth Chan, 52 other games
Matt Harper, 49 other games
Fumiya Takeno, 48 other games
Justin Flores, 48 other games
Shinpei Yamaguchi, 47 other games
Akio Ōtsuka, 43 other games
Barbara House, 40 other games

Collaborations

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

Genji: Days of the Blade, a group of 135 people
Folklore, a group of 46 people
The Eye of Judgment, a group of 43 people
Shadow of the Colossus, a group of 41 people
Rule of Rose, a group of 32 people
LocoRoco, a group of 30 people
Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee, a group of 26 people
Knights Contract, a group of 24 people
Rogue Galaxy, a group of 24 people
God of War, a group of 23 people
The Con, a group of 23 people
Killzone 2, a group of 22 people
Kingdom of Paradise, a group of 22 people
LittleBigPlanet, a group of 21 people
Siren: Blood Curse, a group of 21 people
God of War III, a group of 20 people
Patapon, a group of 19 people
Tourist Trophy: The Real Riding Simulator, a group of 19 people
God of War: Ghost of Sparta, a group of 19 people
Jeanne d'Arc, a group of 19 people
Gran Turismo 5: Prologue, a group of 18 people
Neopets: The Darkest Faerie, a group of 18 people
Lemmings, a group of 18 people
Twisted Metal: Head-On, a group of 18 people
Flower, a group of 17 people

Credits for this game were contributed by Sciere (344374), J-U-I-C-Y (31542) and Freeman (22553)