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Taro Kudo

Also Known As

  • 工藤 太郎
  • Taro Kudou

Game Credits


Chibi-Robo!: Zip Lash (2015)   (Producers)


Paper Mario: The Origami King (2020)   (Event Director)
Paper Mario: Color Splash (2016)   (Directors)
Paper Mario: Sticker Star (2012)   (Directors)
Wacky World of Sports (2009)   (Concept & Advice)
Let's Pilates (2008)   (Director)
Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland (2006)   (Director)
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (2003)   (Mini-games by Vanpool)
Endonesia (2001)   (Planning)
UFO: A Day in the Life (1999)   (Cosmo Planning (コスモプランニング))
Moon: Remix RPG Adventure (1997)   (Game Design)
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (1996)   (Event Design)


Paper Mario: The Origami King (2020)   (Writing)
Paper Mario: Color Splash (2016)   (Writing)


Dillon's Dead-Heat Breakers (2018)   (Voice)
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (2018)   (Character Voice)
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (2014)   (Character Voice)
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (2014)   (Character Voice)
Dillon's Rolling Western (2012)   (Voice / Add. Writing)
Stickvania (2010)   (The music and sound effects borrowed from Konami’s brilliant works Castlevania and Super Castlevania IV were composed by)
Magician's Quest: Mysterious Times (2008)   (Vanpool Inc.)
I Wanna Be The Guy: The Movie - The Game (2007)   (Original Music Composers (uncredited))
Moon: Remix RPG Adventure (1997)   (Sound Track Compose)
Axelay (1992)   (Music)
Super Castlevania IV (1991)   (Sound Designer)

Developer Biography

Taro Kudo (工藤 太郎, Kudō Tarō) is a Japanese video game designer and video game music composer. He began his career working for Konami and Square in the 1990's, then joined fellow ex-Square designers at Love-de-lic in 1996, where he designed UFO: A Day in the Life. Kudo currently works as director for the developing company Vanpool.

Last updated: Dec 17, 2010

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