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Yōichi Wada

Also Known As

  • 和田 洋一
  • Youichi Wada

Game Credits


Star Ocean: The Last Hope (2017)   (President)
Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition (2014)   (President)
Tomb Raider (2013)   (Production Executives)
Hitman: Absolution (2012)   (President and Representative Director)
Sleeping Dogs (2012)   (President)
The World Ends with You: Solo Remix (2012)   (Production Executives)
Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection (2011)   (Production Executives)
Fortune Street (2011)   (Corporate Executives)
Mindjack (2011)   (Production Executive)
Death by Cube (2010)   (Production Executive)
Final Fantasy XIV Online (2010)   (Production Executives)
Front Mission Evolved (2010)   (Production Executives)
Lufia: Curse of the Sinistrals (2010)   (President)
Secret of Mana (2010)   (Corporate Executives)
Star Ocean: The Last Hope - International (2010)   (President)
Crystal Defenders (2009)   (Publishers)
Sigma Harmonics (2008)   (Production Executives)
Star Ocean: First Departure (2008)   (Publisher)
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (2007)   (Production Executives)
Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen (2007)   (Publisher)
Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Towe... (2007)   (Publishers)
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Ring of Fates (2007)   (Corporate Executive)
Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII (2006)   (Production Executives)
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker (2006)   (Publisher)
Drakengard 2 (2005)   (President and Representative Director)
Grandia III (2005)   (Publisher)
Radiata Stories (2005)   (Publisher)
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (2004)   (Publisher)
Fullmetal Alchemist and the Broken Angel (2003)   (CEO)


Kingdom Hearts HD I.5 + II.5 ReMIX (2017)   (General Producers)
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years (2015)   (Production Executives)
Final Fantasy: Type-0 HD (2015)   (Production Executives)
Chaos Rings III (2014)   (Production Executives)
Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line (2014)   (Production Executives)
Dragon Warrior III (2014)   (Production Executives)
Final Fantasy XIII-2 (2014)   (Production Executives)
Kingdom Hearts HD II.5 ReMIX (2014)   (Production Executives)
Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy - Curtain Call (2014)   (Production Executives)
Bravely Default (2013)   (Production Executives)
Chaos Rings II (2013)   (Production Executives)
Dragon Quest (2013)   (Production Executives)
Drakengard 3 (2013)   (Production Executives)
Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn (2013)   (Production Executives)
Kingdom Hearts HD I.5 ReMIX (2013)   (General Producers)
Kingdom Hearts HD I.5 ReMIX (2013)   (Executive Producers)
Chaos Rings (2012)   (Production Executives)
Chaos Rings: Omega (2012)   (Production Executives)
Demons' Score (2012)   (Publishers)
Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (2012)   (General Producers)
Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy (2012)   (Production Executives)
Bust-A-Move Universe (2011)   (Production Executive)
Elevator Action: Deluxe (2011)   (Production Executives)
Final Fantasy III (2011)   (Production Executives)
The 3rd Birthday (2010)   (Production Executives)
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 (2010)   (Production Executives)
Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation (2010)   (Production Executives)
Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep (2010)   (General Producers)
Kingdom Hearts: Re:coded (2010)   (General Producers)
Lord of Arcana (2010)   (Production Executives)
Mario Sports Mix (2010)   (Executive Producers)
NieR (2010)   (Publishers)
QIX++ (2010)   (Executive Producer)
Space Invaders Infinity Gene (2010)   (Production Executives)
Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together (2010)   (Production Executives)
Arkanoid Live! (2009)   (Executive Producer)
Bubble Bobble Neo! (2009)   (Executive Producer)
Crystal Defenders R2 (2009)   (Executive Producers)
Darius Burst (2009)   (Executive Producer)
Dragon Quest Wars (2009)   (Production Executives)
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Echoes of Time (2009)   (Production Executives)
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - My Life as a D... (2009)   (Production Executive)
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - The Crystal Be... (2009)   (Production Executives)
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years (2009)   (Production Executives)
Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light (2009)   (Production Executives)
Final Fantasy XIII (2009)   (Production Executives)
Gyromancer (2009)   (Executive Producer)
Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days (2009)   (General Producers)
The Last Remnant (2009)   (Production Executives)
Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders (2009)   (Production Executives)
Spac3 Invaders Extr3me 2 (2009)   (Executive Producer)
Thexder Neo (2009)   (Production Executives)
Yosumin! (2009)   (Production Executive)
Chrono Trigger (2008)   (Production Executives)
Dissidia: Final Fantasy (2008)   (Production Executives)
Exit DS (2008)   (Executive Producer)
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - My Life as a King (2008)   (Production Executive)
Infinite Undiscovery (2008)   (Publishers)
Kingdom Hearts: Coded (2008)   (General Producers)
Kingdom Hearts: Re:Chain of Memories (2008)   (Executive Producers)
The Legend of Kage 2 (2008)   (Executive Producer)
Spac3 Invaders Extr3me (2008)   (Executive Producer)
Space Bust-A-Move (2008)   (Executive Producer)
Space Invaders Get Even (2008)   (Executive Producer)
Star Ocean: Second Evolution (2008)   (Publisher)
Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume (2008)   (Production Executive)
Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen (2007)   (Production Executives)
Final Fantasy (2007)   (Executive Producer)
Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon (2007)   (Publishers)
Final Fantasy II (2007)   (Publisher)
Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings (2007)   (Production Executives)
Front Mission (2007)   (Production Executives)
Heroes of Mana (2007)   (Production Executive)
The World Ends with You (2007)   (Executive Producers)
Children of Mana (2006)   (General Producer)
Final Fantasy III (2006)   (Executive Producer)
Final Fantasy V Advance (2006)   (Production Executive)
Final Fantasy XII (2006)   (Executive Producers)
Mario Hoops 3 on 3 (2006)   (Executive Producers)
Project Sylpheed: Arc of Deception (2006)   (Publisher)
Final Fantasy II (2005)   (Executive Producers)
Front Mission 5: Scars of the War (2005)   (Executive Producer)
Kingdom Hearts II (2005)   (Executive Producers)
Romancing SaGa (2005)   (Executive Producers)
Samurai Legend Musashi (2005)   (Executive Producer)
Dragon Quest V: Tenkū no Hanayome (2004)   (Publisher)
Final Fantasy I & II: Dawn of Souls (2004)   (Executive Producer)
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories (2004)   (Executive Producer)
Final Fantasy Tactics Advance (2003)   (Production Executive)
Final Fantasy X-2 (2003)   (Production Executives)
Front Mission 4 (2003)   (Executive Producers)
Fullmetal Alchemist and the Broken Angel (2003)   (Publisher)
Sword of Mana (2003)   (Executive Producer)
The Final Fantasy Legend (2002)   (Executive Producer)
Final Fantasy Origins (2002)   (Executive Producer)
Final Fantasy X (2002)   (Production Executive)
Final Fantasy XI Online (2002)   (Executive Producers)
Front Mission (2002)   (Executive Producer)
Kingdom Hearts (2002)   (Production Executives)
Unlimited Saga (2002)   (Executive Producers)

Public Relations

Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales (2007)   (Publisher)
Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift (2007)   (Executive Publisher)
Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria (2006)   (Publisher)


Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (2017)   (Special Thanks)
Final Fantasy XV (2016)   (Special Thanks )
Final Fantasy X | X-2: HD Remaster (2016)   (Special Thanks)
Final Fantasy XIV Online: Heavensward (2015)   (Special Thanks)
Murdered: Soul Suspect (2014)   (Special Thanks)
Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn (2013)   (Special Thanks)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (2013)   (Special Thanks)
Dungeon Siege III (2011)   (Special Thanks)
Supreme Commander 2 (2010)   (Special Thanks)
Yosumin! (2009)   (Production Executive)


Tomb Raider (2013)   (Production Executives)
Final Fantasy Dimensions (2012)   (Publishers)
0 day Attack on Earth (2009)   (Publishers)
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies (2009)   (Publishers)
Final Fantasy Tactics (2007)   (Publisher)
Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth (2006)   (Publisher)
Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime (2005)   (Publisher)
Fullmetal Alchemist 2: Curse of the Crimson Elixir (2004)   (Publisher)
Star Ocean: Till the End of Time (2004)   (Publishers)

Developer Biography

Yoichi Wada was the President of Square. After the merger of Square and Enix in April 2003, he kept the position. He is credited with a publishing role and/or as Executive Producer of any games Square Enix publishes. He is also Representative Director of the board of Square Enix. He resigned his position at the end of March 2013.

Last updated: Jul 21, 2013

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