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Takayoshi Sato

Game Credits


Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's... (2017)   (Visual Supervisor)
Mario Sports: Superstars (2017)   (Visual Producer)
Paper Mario: Color Splash (2016)   (Visual Producer)
Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash (2015)   (Visual Producer)
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars (2015)   (Visual Producer)
Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move (2013)   (Visual Producer)
Moonbase Alpha (2010)   (Art Director)
Fatale (2009)   (Character Design)
GoldenEye: Rogue Agent (2004)   (Character Art Director)
Silent Hill 2 (2001)   (Character Design/CGI)
Silent Hill 2: Restless Dreams (2001)   (Character Design/C.G.I. (Sato, Works U.S.A.))
Silent Hill (1999)   (Character Designer)
Sexy Parodius (1996)   (Design)


Luigi's Mansion 3 (2019)   (Visual Producer)


Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + B... (2018)   (Visual Supervisor)


Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water (2014)   (Special Thanks)
Silent Hill 2: Restless Dreams (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Cookie's Bustle (1999)   (Special Thanks To)

Developer Biography

Nintendo Co., Ltd.

  • 2012-Present: Visual Producer

    Virtual Heroes Division of ARA
  • 2007-2011: Art Director

    Electronic Arts
  • 2006-2007: Producer
  • 2003-2006: Art Director

    Konami of America
  • 2002-2003: Studio Creative Director

  • 1999-2001: CGI Director

    Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo
  • 1996-1998: CGI Director / CG Artist
  • 1996: Artist / Animator

    Takayoshi Sato is a Japanese artist responsible for most of the models and character design in the first two Silent Hill games. He also did all (!) the CG movies in both games all by himself, from concept to direction and full design. His first game was Sexy Parodius as a part of the porting process where he did some of the artwork, animations and designed the interface. He was the only artist on the team for the console conversion.

    After those game he worked at Electronic Arts, Inc. and was associate art director on Goldeneye: Rogue Agent. He later left to work on serious games at the company Virtual Heroes.

    He initially studied sculpture and fine art at Tama Art University in Toyko.

    Last updated: Apr 21, 2017