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Shenmue II (Xbox)

81
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.8
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Shenmue II Credits

Xbox Version

Executive ProducerYu Suzuki
DirectorShin Ishikawa

Planning

Chief PlannerMisako Hamada
PlannersShu Hiratou, Masahiro Katsuta, Nobuhiro Onodera, Akihiko Sasaki
Dialogue Data & Script Data (Main Dialogue Editors)Toshirou Sasaki, Nobuhiro Onodera
Dialogue Data & Script Data (Coordinator)Hiroshi Noguchi

Translation (JAY FILM co.,ltd.)

ProducerKoji Kobayashi
Translation SupervisorKei Miura
Draft TranslationWord Box Inc

Software

DirectorHironobu Tsujikawa
ProgrammersMakoto Sato, Ryutaro Hayakawa, Masatoshi Kawada, Tomonori Sato, Norimasa Yoshizawa, Masanori Sato, Masanori Sakurai, Kenichiro Tabata, Hajime Iwamoto, Takashi Kato (Multimedia Laboratory)
Hang On PortingMasatoshi Hashimoto, Shinichirou Mukaigashira
Space Harrier PortingRutubo Games
OutRun PortingRutubo Games
Afterburner II PortingRutubo Games
Program SupervisorMakoto Wada

2D Graphics Designers

Main DesignerKenji Miyawaki
DesignersMasaya Saida, Erika Aihara

3D Graphic Designers

Main DesignerMami Abe
DesignersKouhei Nozaki, Kozue Suzuki
Design SupervisorToshiyuki Adachi

Sound & Music

DirectorSeiichi Hamada
Sound Section AssistantYasuhiro Takagi
Sound Effects & Edit (Editors)Seiichi Hamada, Yasuhiro Takagi
5.1ch Sound (Director)Tatsutoshi Narita
5.1ch Sound (Editor)Shinichi Goto
Voice EditorsKeisuke Tsukahara, Hideaki Miyamoto, Seiichi Hamada
Voice RecordersNaoyuki Machida, Satoru Higashi, Hideaki Miyamoto
Sound Production ManagerTatsutoshi Narita
Voice - Recording (JAY FILM co.,Ltd.) (Executive Producer)Shuichi Kakesu
Voice - Recording (JAY FILM co.,Ltd.) (Producer)Koji Kobayashi
Voice - Recording (JAY FILM co.,Ltd.) (Voice Supervisor)Kei Miura
Voice - Recording (JAY FILM co.,Ltd.) (Director)Hirotaka Tashiro
Voice - Recording (JAY FILM co.,Ltd.) (Assistant Director)Hiroshi Noguchi
Voice - Recording (JAY FILM co.,Ltd.) (Chinese Supervisor)Chen Yu
Voice - Recording (JAY FILM co.,Ltd.) (Production Coordination)Megumi Igei
Voice - Recording (JAY FILM co.,Ltd.) (Assistant Manager)Yu Tamura
Voice - Recording (JAY FILM co.,Ltd.) (Production Account)Naoko Kawasaki
VoicesRobert Belgrade (as Cool Z), Steve Martin (as Jianmin Tao), Lenne Hardt (as Guixiang Lee), Corey Marshall (as Ryo Hazuki), Akasha Scholen (as Shenhua Ling/Wong), Eric Kelso (as Wuying Ren), Lisle Wilkerson (as Xiuying Hong/Joy), Jasmine Allen (as Fangmei Xun), Paul Lucas (as Lan Di/Cang Long/Sam), Dean Harrington (as Dou Niu/Yuanda Zhu), Matthew Barron (as Larry), Ryan Drees (as Shuqin Zhang/Zhoushan Xuan/Zhangyu Kong), Michael Naishtut (as Delin Hong)
Additional VoicesBarry Gjerde, Bianca Allen, Scott Smith, William M. Sullivan, Chris Wells, Dennis Falt, Dominic Allen, Donna Burke, Douglas Kirk, Gary Wolf, Greg Dale, Jeffrey Manning, Kimberly Forsythe, Matt Hall, Matt Ragan, Michael Bennet, Peter Davis, Tom Clark, Yolande McLean, Wayne Doster, Amy Neil, Angus Waycott, Barry Gjerde, Bianca Allen, Scott Smith, William M. Sullivan, Robert Spencer, Brett Coleman, Brian Matt-Uhl, Brian Richard Peck, Gloria Buck, Amber Buck, Matthew Buck, Leah Buck, Chris Koprowski, Chris Mancini, Chris Wells, Claire O'Connor, Colin Asanuma, Dawn Jarbeau, Dennis Falt, Dominic Allen, Donna Burke, Douglas Kirk, Duncan Hamilton, Erica Ash, Gary Wolf, Gregory Pecker, Greg Dale, Greg Irwin, Guy Perryman, Helen Morrison, Jack Woodyard, James Lipson, Jeffrey Manning, Joahnn Yamazaki, John O'Connor, Jon Wells, Karen Lee, Kimberly Forsythe, Kurt Common, Leverrett Reed, Matthew Carlsen, Matt Hall, Matt Ragan, Mark Weitzman, Melissa Bennett, Michael Bennet, Michael Ryon, Michelle Gazepis, Michael Rhys, Monty Dipietro, Peter Davis, Peggy Woo, Rachel Smith, Raj Ramayya, Richard Cropp, Robert Boldwin, Robin Suchy, Ruth Ann Rees, Steve Gardner, Shelley Sweeney, Sumi Kundsen, Sunshine Prinz, Tom Clark, Yolande McLean, Walter Roberts, Wayne Doster, Will Sage
Casting CoordinationCompozila Co. Ltd

Debugging

DirectorMisako Hamada
DebuggersYousuke Ito, Takeshi Yokoyama, Ayumi Kudou, Atsushi Miyamoto
Foreign Debuggers Management (Director)Hiroshi Noguchi
Foreign Debuggers Management (Debuggers Coordination)Megumi Igei
Foreign DebuggersWilliam Burden, David Schaaf, Steven Levithan, Nicholas J. Schaaf, Chia Gillis
Translation ForemenHiroshi Noguchi, Shu Hiratou

Publicity Staff

PublicityKazuyoshi Terada
Visual Editing Section (Editor)Naonori Watanabe
Visual Editing Section (Assistant Editor)Hidekuni Ohta

Special Thanks to

Localization SupervisorKeisuke Chiwata
3D Graphics DesignersSatoshi Fujinuma, Seiji Aoki, Kazuya Suzuki, Masayuki Takahashi, Kazuya Morita, Yuichi Matsui
Sega Co. Ltd.Masanao Maeda, Masahiro Nakagawa, Hitoshi Okuno, Koji Kuroki
Thanks toSega of America Dreamcast Inc., Sega Europe Ltd.

The Producers Wish to Thank the Following

Actors/Actresses & ExtrasPhoenix, Wild Stunt Team, Himitsukiti
VoicesCompozila Co. Ltd, Aoni Production Co. Ltd, Inagawa Motoko Office, Ist Co. Ltd, Triple Sun Talent, WordBox Inc
ProductionAdvanced Technology&Information Inc, ANCIENT, ARC SYSTEM WORKS Co. Ltd, AVANT Inc., CREEK & RIVER Co. Ltd., Digitalscape Co. Ltd, Gargoyle Mechanics Inc., Hitachi Ltd., JAY FILM Co. Ltd, Jungle Corp., MEDIA DESIGN&ART Ltd., Media Entertainment Inc., Oriental Light & Magic Inc., RECRUIT STAFFING Co. Ltd., SIMS Co. Ltd., Studiofake Limited Partnership, TOSHIBA EMI, T's MUSIC Co. Ltd., Arowana, DDL Corporation, DREAMS Co. Ltd, RUTUBO GAMES, SHANGRI‑LA CORPORATION, Studio Clips
Material OfferAMUSEMENT VISION Ltd., Hitmaker Co. Ltd., OVERWORKS Ltd, Smilebit Corp., SONICTEAM Ltd., WOW ENTERTAINMENT Inc.

Development Tools & MIDDLEWARE

Development Tools & MiddlewareCRI Middleware Co. Ltd., MPEG Softdec

Tie-up With

Tie‑up WithSapporo Soft Drinks, Timex, Zippo, Hitachi, Microsoft, Sega
Directed ByYu Suzuki
Produced ByYu Suzuki

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.

Masanao Maeda, 79 other games
Hitoshi Okuno, 76 other games
William M. Sullivan, 32 other games
Naoyuki Machida, 27 other games
Matt Hall, 26 other games
Tatsutoshi Narita, 26 other games
Chris Wells, 26 other games
Yu Suzuki, 25 other games
Karen Lee, 24 other games
Bianca Allen, 24 other games
Eric Kelso, 19 other games
Barry Gjerde, 19 other games
Koji Kobayashi, 18 other games
Lenne Hardt, 18 other games
Lisle Wilkerson, 17 other games
Robert Belgrade, 16 other games
Masatoshi Hashimoto, 15 other games
Brian Richard Peck, 15 other games
Atsushi Miyamoto, 15 other games
Walter Roberts, 15 other games
Greg Dale, 14 other games
Kazuya Suzuki, 14 other games
Keisuke Tsukahara, 14 other games
Michael Naishtut, 14 other games
Greg Irwin, 13 other games

Collaborations

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

Shenmue, a group of 48 people
After Burner: Climax, a group of 12 people
The King of Route 66, a group of 12 people
Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean, a group of 11 people
Bloody Roar 4, a group of 10 people
Lunar Knights, a group of 10 people
Cyber Troopers Virtual-On: Oratorio Tangram, a group of 9 people
TNN Motorsports Hardcore Heat, a group of 9 people
Virtua Fighter 4, a group of 9 people
Samurai Legend Musashi, a group of 8 people
AeroWings 2: Air Strike, a group of 8 people
Space Griffon VF-9, a group of 8 people
Shining Force: Neo, a group of 7 people
Gitaroo Man, a group of 7 people
Mobile Suit Gundam: Crossfire, a group of 7 people
Surf Rocket Racers, a group of 7 people
Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing, a group of 7 people
Virtua Fighter 5, a group of 7 people
Gitaroo Man Lives!, a group of 7 people
WinBack: Covert Operations, a group of 7 people
Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing, a group of 7 people
Boktai 2: Solar Boy Django, a group of 7 people
Sega Touring Car Championship, a group of 6 people
Virtua Tennis 4, a group of 6 people
Dynasty Warriors 2, a group of 6 people

Credits for this game were contributed by MAT (72512)