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Phantasy Star Universe (PlayStation 2)

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Phantasy Star Universe Credits

Phantasy Star Universe

Created bySonic Team
Executive ProducerYuji Naka
ProducerTakao Miyoshi
DirectorSatoshi Sakai

Planning Section

Planning DirectorShintaro Hata
PlayersAkihiko Mukaiyama
ItemsMasayuki Kawabata, Takamitsu Kobayashi
Enemies and BossesYuya Kimura, Keisuke Suzuki, Yuji Nakazawa, Yu Suganuma
InterfaceKazutaka Karashima
Quest DirectorYuya Kimura
ScenarioSakae Tabata, Naozumi Yamaguchi, Satoshi Sakai, Yasushi Ohtake, Yuya Kimura
QuestsYasuhiro Imai, Michihiko Okano, Katsunori Nagai, Satoshi Oku, Toshiki Ito, Kenji Matsumura
MapsMasanori Shiramizu, Yuka Onoda, Tatsushi Toyoshima, Shigetaka Hoshina
SupportMasaya Amano, Yosuke Tanaka

Design Section

Art DirectorKosei Kitamura
CharactersAkikazu Mizuno, Akira Iketani, Masatoshi Yasumura, Satoshi Arai, Satoshi Tomatsu, Masahiro Tsunoda, Yuka Matsumoto, Christine Jean (Chrissy Jean), Hu Wen-Jie
MotionMichihiro Sato, Tomoaki Yuyama
EnemiesMasaharu Nakayama, Yoshiyuki Tomatsu, Satoshi Kunitomo, Yoshiyuki Yamamoto
MapsKaori Hitsuda, Haruka Haginoya, Michio Abe, Masahiko Yagi, Kyoko Chino, Mayo Sudo, Kenji Odaka, Maki Kaneko, Tomoharu Kawataki, Daizo Kimura, Takanobu Tsujihata, Shunsuke Takenaka
Event DirectorsNaozumi Yamaguchi, Seiju Taniguchi
EventsTomonori Dobashi, Takashi Yamaguchi, Keita Mizoguchi, Tsuyoshi Tanaka, Hideaki Makinouchi, Sho Mutsuura
EffectsTakanori Fukazawa, Ryutaro Sugiyama, Yasushi Honma, Yasutaka Tanaka
WebKen Hijikata, Madoka Horiuchi
Technical SupportMasayuki Ishino

Programming Section

Programming DirectorYasuhiro Takahashi
PlayersToshihisa Satake, Yoshiji Kosaka, Daigo Matsuura, Kenichi Tanase, Mie Kawanishi
EnemiesJunichi Takeda, Yoshitaka Katsume, Kenji Furukawa, Makoto Azuma
MapsShinya Matsunami, Hiroshi Fujimoto, Naohide Shiga
EventsTsuyoshi Agura
InterfaceTakashi Sakamoto, Masatoshi Nakamura
Network DirectorAkio Setsumasa
NetworkKoichi Totani, Hideto Fujishita, Kazuhiro Tonogi, Yuji Hirukawa, Yasumasa Matsumori, Tomokazu Tochi
Technical SupportNaoki Matsumoto

Sound Section

Sound ProductionSEGA Creative Center Sound Section
Sound DirectorHideaki Kobayashi
CompositionHideaki Kobayashi, Fumie Kumatani, Kenichi Tokoi, Seirō Okamoto, Taihei Sato
Acoustic EffectsMasaru Setsumaru, Tatsuyuki Maeda
Sound EffectsHideaki Kobayashi, Fumie Kumatani, Kenichi Tokoi, Junko Shiratsu, Hideki Abe

Warsaw & Hollywood Orchestra Recording Session

Conducted & Mixed ByMasamichi Amano (Masamicz Amano)
Co‑OrchestratorToshio Mashima
Recording ProducerHidetaka Shibata (Carl [Power House Studio])
Recording DirectorKotaro Kamada (Band Power)
Recording CoordinatorKan Hashimoto (Jailhouse Music Inc.)

Warsaw Staff

Played ByWarsaw Philharmonic National Orchestra
Concert MasterEwa Marczyk, Peter Tsegielski
General ManagerWojciech Nowak (Classical Recordings & Concerts)
Recorded & Edited ByAndrzej Sasin
Assistant EngineerAleksandra Nagorko
Recording HallWarsaw Philharmonic Hall

Hollywood Staff

Played ByThe Hollywood Session Orchestra
Orchestra ContractorChris Tedesco
Recording EngineerDamon Tedesco
Assistant EngineerSteven Rhodes
Recorded ByCello Studios [Los Angeles]

New York Recording & Mix Session

Sound Produced ByAtsushi Kosugi (Sushi [Beat On Beat Inc.])
Recorded & Mixed byRoy Hendrickson
Assistant EngineerChad Lupo
Strings Arrange/ScorePhilippe Saisse
Chorus ArrangementMarlon D. Saundars
Recording StudiosAvatar Studios [NY]

Tokyo Mastering Session

Executive ProducerFumitaka Shibata (Wave Master Inc.)
A&R DirectorKazuo Koizumi (Wave Master Inc.)
Music Mastered ByMasato Morisaki (at Saidera Mastering [Tokyo])
Assistant EngineerTouru Hoshino (at Saidera Mastering [Tokyo])

Phantasy Star Universe Main Theme - "Save This World"

VocalKelli Sae
Composed & Arranged byHideaki Kobayashi
Lyrics byKan Hashimoto

Phantasy Star Universe Ending Theme - "With You"

VocalLita Harvey
Played byWarsaw Philharmonic National Orchestra
Composed & Arranged byFumie Kumatani, Kenichi Tokoi
Lyrics byFumie Kumatani
Lyrics Translated byKan Hashimoto

Phantasy Star Universe Grand Ending Theme - "For Brighter Day"

Played byPhilippe Saisse, Kelli Sae (Acoustique Trio featuring)
Composed & Arranged byFumie Kumatani, Kenichi Tokoi
Lyrics byFumie Kumatani
Lyrics Translated byKan Hashimoto

Motion Capture

SEGA Creative Center Motion Capture StudioTakeo Iwata, Hiroshi Tanaka, Shunkichi Yukitake, Kimiko Nakaizumi, Hitoshi Noda, Yukie Hagiwara, Haruna Mitsuhashi

Links DigiWorks Inc. Sakuratei

ProducerKazuhisa Nishimura
SupervisorTomokazu Sakamoto
Lead EditorRyuji Tomonaga
EditorsAyako Sakuma, Ayako Yoshioka

Motion Actors - Katsugekiza

Actor CoordinationWataru Koga
Main Wire Stunt CoordinationMotoki Kawana
Action CoordinationWataru Koga, Yoshio Miyaki
Capture ActorsWataru Koga, Motoki Kawana, Tony Hosokawa, Iori Sakakibara, Kunio Masaoka, Kazuhiro Shinyako, Hajime Kurihara, Mai Shibata, Ami Sakai, Misato Suzuki, Maiko Yamada, Toyoe Sekita, Yoshio Tomoeda, Hiroto Nakamura, Kazuko Saito, Masaaki Yatoh, Hidetake Takase, Tyson Ohya, Hayatomaru, Masayoshi Enomoto, Ryuichiro Nishioka
StuntsYoshio Miyaki, Makoto Arakawa, Hiromi Shinjo, Kazuhiko Tai, Fumihito Minamitsuji, Tohru Miyokawa, Keiji Hasegawa
Actor SupportYukito Yano, Jun Sawaki
Action and Stunt SupportKoichi Funayama, Fujio Kai, Kota Fukuchi, Naoyasu Achi
Face ActorsTaro Koyama, Masaki Nonaka, Risa Furukawa, Yoshikazu Kodama, Takumi Gontani, Alice Hiiragi, Hiroko Hosoi

Capture Edit Cooperation - STUDIO IBUKI Inc.

DirectorMasahiro Miura
Motion DesignersKoji Hayashi, Ken Hatsuumi, Masatoshi Kasuya, Takahisa Ueno, Keisuke Matsumoto, Takamitsu Kousaka

Voice Recording

Cast, Record and DirectionGreg Weber (Webtone)

Voice Cast

EthanNick Tagas
KarenErin Cahill
HyugaAndrew Ceglio
NavDarren Jennings
MagashiBrian Sommers
Tylor / No Vol / Daren / CurtzDavid Rosenthal
Tonnio / Pete / HalAmy Rubinate
Leogini / TaragiMark Atherlay
Hiru VolDarren Jennings
Dallgun / RutsuOwen Thomas
Tomrain / NarratorDavid Nowlin
MireiGiovanni Pico
Maya / Lumia / NorpheAmy Provenzano
Lou / KalamBret Walter
LiinaM Hutchison
Do VolRoger Labon Jackson
DohgiPeter Kepler

Image Movies - Polygon Magic, Inc., Dynamo Pictures, Inc.

ProducerAkira Mayama
DirectorKaname Aoki
Chief AnimatorRyūichi Tsurunosono
ModellerKiyoshi Akimoto
AnimatorYasuhiro Kato
CompositorTakateru Kadota
Production ManagerTakaaki Furusawa

Image Movies / Movies - SEGA Creative Center CG Team

DirectorsTakeshi Ito, Tomokazu Takahashi
CG DesignersKohei Kajisa, Masahito Imamura, Takaaki Kise

Movies - Dynamo Pictures, Inc.

CG DirectorKaname Aoki
CompositorTakateru Kadota
AnimatorsNaoki Kondo, Yuuki Mizoguchi
Product ManagerTakaaki Furusawa

Movies / Events - Griot Inc.

ProducerMasashi Sakamoto

Movie Team

CG DirectorMinoru Kusakabe, Toshiyuki Aoyama
DesignersKiyonobu Kitada, Ryoji Fujita, Kei Yoneoka, Kensaku Takaishi, Tomohiro Shimizu, Hidenori Tanaka, Momomi Kuriyama
Production ManagerMasashi Kuwahara

Event Team - Animaroid, Inc.

CG DirectorMinoru Kusakabe
DesignersShinichi Kawabe, Masato Nozawa, Fumihiko Kagawa, Tomoya Shinbori, Yoshihiro Hatano, Kazuyuki Mori, Takuya Suzuki, Yuya Nagata, Yuki Hamatani
Production ManagerAtsuko Hashimoto

Events / Movies - Digital Media Lab., Inc.

ProducerShusaku Chamoto
DirectorHideaki Sato
EngineerMiho Obara
CreatorsSatoshi Koshimizu, Tomoki Moriizumi, Kenji Kushima, Junko Hirata, Kazue Tsukamoto, Tomomi Masuda, Takamasa Namiki, Akihiko Kimura, Saori Yoshimoto, Takeshi Matsuda, Takeshi Keboushi, Hideki Miyao

Modelling / Events / Movies - Polygon Magic, Inc.

Supervising ProducerOsamu Ogiwara
ProducerToshinori Suzuki
Character ModelsNobuyuki Nakayama, Daisuke Amakawa, Ayako Yoneda, Yoshiaki Mori, Tadashi Abe
Enemy ModelsDai Kitajima, Daisuke Yoneyama, Akira Morita, Hiroki Takemura, Makoto Hayashi, Masatoshi Fujita, Yuki Hirohara
Map ModelsMinoru Sugiyama, Yuko Yoneyama, Rumi Kodera, Eri Watanabe, Yoshiko Miyahara
Motion / EventsTakanobu Miyazawa, Tadashi Chiba, Wataru Horikawa, Noriaki Isogai, Atsushi Kinbara, Atsushi Hashimoto, Masahiro Yokoyama, Shun Manabe, Masaki Shimizu, Chiharu Katagiri, Koji Hata, Hirokazu Tabata, Masahiro Ohmomo

Movies - 3ZIGEN

CG DesignersToshiaki Ihara, Yasuhiro Kato, Atsushi Nemoto, Toshiaki Ihara, Yasuhiro Kato, Tatsuya Kono, Kazunobu Sano, Atsushi Nemoto

Modelling - FlightUNIT

DesignersHiroyuki Matsumoto, Kaizokuya, Takeshi Miyamoto, Kouhei Koyno, Atsuyoshi Hokari, Keiko Miyahara, Shigeyoshi Ishima

Modelling - SEGA (Shanghai) Software Co., Ltd.

DesignersYu Yong Qing, Jin Chuan Zhong, Huang Fu Lin, Liang Jia Ni, Chen Yan

Sega of America

CEONaoya Tsurumi
President/COOSimon Jeffery
VP of Product DevelopmentDavid Cobb
Associate ProducerJason Kuo
Assistant ProducerBeejey Enriquez
VP of MarketingScott A. Steinberg
Director of MarketingDon Mesa
Product ManagerBenjamin Harrison
Public Relations ManagerJennie Sue
Creative Services ManagerJenifer Groeling
Senior Content WriterBridget Oates
Production SpecialistHeather Lucchetti
Web DevelopmentJulian Mehlfeld, Chris Olson
Network EngineersDavid Fung, Masahiro Sato
QA ManagerDeni Skenns, Joshua Morton
Mastering LabRey Buzon, Andrew Byrne, Rhianna Kellom
QA LeadDemetrius Griffin
QA Assistant LeadMabel Chung
TestersAnthony Banks, Orville Bongat, John Bonyhard, Michael Castillo, Tristan Corbett, Trent Dieke, Timothy Erbil, Matt Girard, Alice Grunstra, Jamil Hale, Jake Holub, Nick Makovkin, Ken Nacua, Chris Peterson, Seneca Roux, Mike Silva, Teressa Guest, Camden Tayler, Kyle Uberman, Omar Woodley
Compliancy QA LeadStephen Akana
Compliancy QA Assistant LeadLawrence Mann
Compliancy QASteve Fleming, Joe Floyd, Jason Mahar
Webtone Voice DirectorGreg Weber
Translation byInbound
Special ThanksBeejey Enriquez, Rey Buzon, Andrew Byrne, Rhianna Kellom, Kevin Frane, Kim Weber

SEGA Europe Limited Staff Credits

CEONaoya Tsurumi
President/COOMike Hayes
Development DirectorGary Dunn
Creative DirectorMatthew Woodley
European Market DirectorGary Knight
Head of LocalisationKuniyo Matsumoto
Localisation ProducerAyano Murofushi
European PRLynn Daniels, Kerry Martyn
Assistant Brand ManagerHiromi Ando
Brand Manager Intl.Ben Chalmers-Stevens
Creative ServicesTom Bingle, Keith Hodgetts, Morgan Gibbons, Akane Hiraoka, Arnoud Tempelaere
Localisation managerMarta Lois González
Localisation CoordinatorGiuseppe Rizzo
Head of Dev. ServicesMark LeBreton
QA SupervisorMarlon Grant, Stuart Arrowsmith
Master TechnicansJohn Hegarty, Jigar Patel
Team LeadJigar Patel
Senior Lang. Team LeadJean-Baptiste Bagot
Assistant Team LeadsMalon Andall, David Higgins, James Langtry, Gabriel Ralls
TestersCaroline Walker, Chi Hao Tsang-Same, Luca Marini, Wayne Quarmby, Louise Ridley, Phil Swan, Michael Hewitt, Pete Mclean, Noel Ogunmuyide, Chris Jones, Emmanuel Addo, Sacha Allari, Richard Haw
Language TestersRonan Salon, Peter Beicht
Standards CoordinatorMohammed Ajaib
Asst. Stnd. CoordinatorMichael Hanley
Standard TesterAli Hassan, Nithiyan Thiruudaian

Credits

Executive SupervisorsHideki Okamura, Masanao Maeda, Kazuhiro Yasutomi, Hideaki Morishita
Executive ProducerHisao Oguchi
Presented bySEGA

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.

Roger Labon Jackson, 189 other games
Naoya Tsurumi, 138 other games
Gary Knight, 125 other games
Mark LeBreton, 114 other games
Gary Dunn, 100 other games
Marta Lois González, 97 other games
Giuseppe Rizzo, 97 other games
Jason Kuo, 89 other games
Akane Hiraoka, 88 other games
Simon Jeffery, 86 other games
Stephen Akana, 83 other games
Demetrius Griffin, 82 other games
Masanao Maeda, 79 other games
Matthew Woodley, 78 other games
Scott A. Steinberg, 77 other games
Jenifer Groeling, 76 other games
Arnoud Tempelaere, 76 other games
Christine Jean, 76 other games
Morgan Gibbons, 73 other games
John Hegarty, 72 other games
Mohammed Ajaib, 71 other games
Heather Lucchetti, 69 other games
Jigar Patel, 69 other games
David Cobb, 69 other games
Marlon Grant, 68 other games

Collaborations

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

Phantasy Star Universe: Ambition of the Illuminus, a group of 163 people
Sonic the Hedgehog, a group of 83 people
Phantasy Star Portable, a group of 71 people
Sonic Unleashed, a group of 67 people
Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity, a group of 50 people
Sonic Unleashed, a group of 50 people
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, a group of 46 people
Valkyria Chronicles, a group of 45 people
Virtua Tennis 3, a group of 43 people
Sonic the Hedgehog, a group of 40 people
Crush, a group of 40 people
SEGA Superstars Tennis, a group of 38 people
Sonic the Hedgehog 2, a group of 38 people
Super Monkey Ball Adventure, a group of 37 people
Binary Domain, a group of 36 people
Sonic Riders, a group of 36 people
Yakuza, a group of 36 people
The Club, a group of 36 people
Iron Man, a group of 34 people
Iron Man, a group of 34 people
Resonance of Fate, a group of 34 people
Sonic Generations, a group of 34 people
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz, a group of 34 people
Full Auto 2: Battlelines , a group of 33 people
Charlotte's Web, a group of 32 people

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