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Makoto Kanoh

Also Known As

  • M. Kanoh
  • Makoto Kano

Game Credits


Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (2014)   (Supervisors (Original Games))
Super Metroid (1994)   (Producer)
Mario & Wario (1993)   (Producers)
Kaeru no tame ni Kane wa Naru (1992)   (Producer)


Battle Clash (1992)   (Directors)
Metroid II: Return of Samus (1991)   (Designer)
Famicom Wars (1988)   (Title)
Metroid (1986)   (Scenario Written by)
Stack-Up (1985)   (Director (uncredited))
Urban Champion (1984)   (Design (uncredited))
Wild Gunman (1984)   (Design (uncredited))


Pokémon Stadium 2 (2000)   (Artwork )
Teleroboxer (1995)   (Artwork)
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (1992)   (Graphic Designer)
Kid Icarus (1986)   (Title Design)
Wrecking Crew (1985)   (Designed by)

Quality Assurance

Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (1994)   (Testing Player)


Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (2014)   (Supervisors (Original Games))
X (1992)   (Japanese Support)
Famicom Tantei Club: Kieta Kōkeisha (1988)   (Cooperation (きょうりょく))


Pushmo (2011)   (Special Thanks)
Mario Party-e (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Wave Race: Blue Storm (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Mario Party 3 (2000)   (Special Thanks to)
Paper Mario (2000)   (Special Thanks)
Mario Party 2 (1999)   (Special Thanks to)
Mario Party (1998)   (Special Thanks to)
Wave Race 64: Kawasaki Jet Ski (1996)   (Special Thanks)
Mario's Tennis (1995)   (Special Thanks To)
Fire Emblem: Monshō no Nazo (1994)   (Special Thanks to)
Balloon Kid (1990)   (Special Thanks To )
Famicom Tantei Club Part II: Ushiro ni Tatsu Sh... (1989)   (Cooperation (きょうりょく))
Super Mario Land (1989)   (Special Thanks To)


Super Smash Bros.: Melee (2001)   (Original Game Staff)
Famicom Tantei Club Part II: Ushiro ni Tatsu Sh... (1989)   (Original Staff)

Developer Biography

Makoto Kanoh (加納 誠), born October 30, 1950, is a Japanese video game designer from Kyoto. He joined Nintendo in 1974 and initially designed toys and board games. He was one of the lead designers of the Game & Watch dedicated handheld device. In the video game industry he is best known as concept designer of Metroid, Kid Icarus, and Famicom Wars.

Last updated: Jun 22, 2012

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