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Secret of Mana Credits

Production / Direction

Executive ProducersRich Silveira, Toshiyuki Horii, Junichi Yanagihara, Douglas E. Smith, Tetsuo Mizuno
Producer, Concept / System Design, Scenario Message DataHiromichi Tanaka
Director, Chief Game Design, Animation / Monster DesignKĊichi Ishii

Game Design

Battle System Design, Monster LogisticsGoro Ohashi
Map System Design / DataYasushi Matsumura
Map DataToshiyuki Inoue


Lead ProgrammingNasir Gebelli
Monster Control ProgrammingSatoru Yoshieda
Boss Monster ProgrammingTaku Murata
Message ProgrammingMasaaki Saito
"Ring" Menu ProgrammingRyo Muto
Calculation ProgrammingYoshiyuki Miyagawa
Sound ProgrammingMinoru Akao
Demo ProgrammingFumiaki Fukaya

Graphic Design

Chief Map Graphic DesignYasuhiko Kamata
Map Graphic DesignTetsuya Takahashi, Manabu Daishima, Misako Tsutsui
World Map Graphic DesignAkira Ueda
Map DesignHidetoshi Kezuka

Character Design

Player Character DesignShinichi Kameoka
Monster Character DesignHiroyuki Narushima
Character DesignShinichiro Okaniwa
Magic AnimationShintaro Takai
Monster AnimationNoriko Sasaki

Sound Design

Music ComposerHiroki Kikuta
Sound Effects DesignYasunori Mitsuda, Kenji Ito


Main Visual ArtworkHiroo Isono
Network ManagementKeitarou Adachi
Debug SupportTsukasa Fujita

English Credits

DirectionKaoru Moriyama
TranslationTed Woolsey
SupportLi Weimin
StaffChris Budd, Lynn Novak, Kaeli Kreider, Kathryn Renstrom, Kelly Beloit, Nathan Williams, James Gillis, Charlie Wilson
Focus GroupAndrew Ruggles, Joshua Gabbard, Roger Henty, Simon Kunz, Max Kunz, Chad Bye, Carl Holzboog, Brandon Stewart, Jesse Anarda, Jeremy Devenport, John M. Phillips, Marc Coluccio, Charlie Molls, Kurt Lentz

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.

Nathan Williams, 52 other games
Minoru Akao, 39 other games
Ted Woolsey, 38 other games
Tetsuya Takahashi, 31 other games
Toshiyuki Inoue, 29 other games
Yasunori Mitsuda, 27 other games
Kenji Ito, 25 other games
Tetsuo Mizuno, 23 other games
Nasir Gebelli, 22 other games
Hiromichi Tanaka, 19 other games
John M. Phillips, 18 other games
Douglas E. Smith, 17 other games
Keitarou Adachi, 17 other games
Akira Ueda, 16 other games
Fumiaki Fukaya, 15 other games
Yasushi Matsumura, 14 other games
Taku Murata, 14 other games
Shintaro Takai, 12 other games
Chad Bye, 9 other games
Hidetoshi Kezuka, 9 other games
Tsukasa Fujita, 9 other games
Shinichi Kameoka, 8 other games
Junichi Yanagihara, 8 other games
Satoru Yoshieda, 8 other games
Toshiyuki Horii, 8 other games


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

Final Fantasy II, a group of 22 people
Seiken Densetsu 3, a group of 17 people
Chrono Trigger, a group of 15 people
Final Fantasy VII, a group of 11 people
Final Fantasy: Anthology - European Edition, a group of 11 people
Final Fantasy V, a group of 10 people
Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest, a group of 9 people
Secret of Evermore, a group of 9 people
Final Fantasy: Anthology, a group of 9 people
Romancing SaGa, a group of 8 people
Breath of Fire, a group of 7 people
Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection, a group of 7 people
Final Fantasy IX, a group of 7 people
Final Fantasy Chronicles, a group of 7 people
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, a group of 7 people
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years, a group of 6 people
Final Fantasy III, a group of 6 people
Final Fantasy IV, a group of 6 people
Xenogears, a group of 5 people
Final Fantasy Tactics, a group of 5 people
Final Fantasy Adventure, a group of 5 people
Final Fantasy III, a group of 5 people
Live a Live, a group of 5 people
Final Fantasy Legend II, a group of 4 people
Front Mission, a group of 4 people

Credits for this game were contributed by J. Michael Bottorff (1779)